AAUW announces programsThe programs for this year’s Hastings AAUW meetings have been planned and cover a diversity of topics, topics that will interest members, give information about the mission of the AAUW. With input from members, program co-chairs Gail Glashan and Lynn Moratzka have announced the topics.
The programs for this year’s Hastings AAUW meetings have been planned and cover a diversity of topics, topics that will interest members, give information about the mission of the AAUW.
With input from members, program co-chairs Gail Glashan and Lynn Moratzka have announced the topics.
“An Evening with George Catlin – Painter of the American Indian” will be presented Monday, Sept. 24. David Geister, historical artist and children’s book illustrator, will be the presenter. Geister is familiar to Hastings residents as he has portrayed Gen. William LeDuc many times at the LeDuc Historic Estate.
This first meeting begins at 6 p.m. with a salad supper. The program is expected to begin about 7: 30 p.m. Visitors are welcome to attend the program.
Gail Rosenblum, columnist with the Minneapolis Star Tribune, will discuss “The Future of Newspaper” Oct. 22.
“How American Politics Shaped Sex: Title IX, Gender, and the Female Athlete” is the topic for Nov. 26. The presenter will be Libby Sharrow,” AAUW American Fellow for 2011-2012.
A holiday social will be held Dec. 10 at the LeDuc Historic Estate.
“Inver Hills and Our K-12 Partners” is the topic of Tim Wynes, president of Inver Hills Community College, Jan. 28.
A mental health seminar, co-sponsored by Regina Medical Center will be held Feb. 28. The topic is “Depression” and will be led by Dr. William Orr. This evening is open to the community.
“Juvenile Justice Records and Collateral Consequences” will be presented March 25. The presenters are Judge Jane Currie Mylrea and Emily Baxter.
The spring social, “Applause for the Arts,” will be held April 22. The presenter is Mecca Mainz of HPAAC.
“Stories from the Kitchen” is the topic May 20. Lee Svitak Dean, editor of the Taste section in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, will be the presenter.
All AAUW meetings, except for December and April, are held at St. Philip’s Lutheran Church, 1401 W. 15th St.
The AAUW is open to anyone who holds an associate or equivalent degree, as well as those with a bachelor’s degree from a qualified educational institution. Annual dues help to fund legislation related to AAUW’s mission and various court cases.