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AAUW in the Media

Has anyone seen the February issue of Cosmopolitan magazine?  On pages 158-161 a story entitled “The Debt Crisis No One is Talking About” details the troubles of women who have accumulated student loan debt for their degree(s).  An interesting article about why women may have more debt than men and how this debt may affect their career choices, relationships and major decisions, the article is also interesting because it cites AAUW research!

Catherine HIll, PhD, director of research at AAUW is quoted on multiple pages and the AAUW study on the pay gap is a point of reference.  What great publicity and a great time to mention our organization to young women who may be familiar with Cosmo but not with AAUW.

Branch Meeting: Health Reports and the Media -What’s the Truth?

Our first branch meeting of the year will be held on Tuesday, September 17 at 7:00 pm at Harford Community College in Edgewood Hall, room 132.

The media is full of information regarding health and wellness.  Come sort out what is true and what is just hype.

Members, make sure to attend this meeting and pick up your copy of our Membership Directory and Resource Booklet for the 2012-2013 year!

WIGS Planning Meeting

To be held on Friday, September 14, 2012 at 9:00 A.M. at the Double T Diner in Bel Air, Rt. 24 and Marketplace Drive.

Who WIGS are and what we do:  a group of fascinating AAUW women and friends who have fun together doing a variety of interesting daytime sightseeing activities. The activities are suggested and planned by members.  Our activities, last year, included authors, Connie Beims and Christine Torbert and lunch at the Laurrapin Grill, Fort McHenry and lunch at Miguels, and Christmas at the Hampton Mansion and farm with lunch at Manor Tavern.  Come with an appetite and ideas.

Please R.S.V.P. to Anne B. by September 10th.

8 (The Play)

“8 the Play” chronicles the federal trial for marriage equality in California. It was created by Dustin Lance Black in light of the federal court system’s refusal to allow release of video recordings from the trial and to give the public a true account of what transpired in the courtroom.  There will only be 3 performances of the play in the whole state of Maryland.

The one-night-only staged reading will be held on September 8 at 6:00 PM at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Harford County located at 2515 Churchville Road, Churchville.  Minor roles will be read by Larry and Hazel H. of our branch.  After the show there will be a panel discussion followed by refreshments.

Tickets ($5.00) may be purchased at the door.