Welcome to the Lubbock, Texas branch of AAUW!

BRANCH MEETING – TUESDAY 14 APRIL 2020

Speaker:  Dr. Kitty Harris, Ph.D.  

Dr. Harris, author of “Women and Recovery-Finding Hope” (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.) and co-editor of “Substance Abuse Recovery in College” (Springer), is a noted expert in the field of addiction and recovery. Among her many contributions (https://kshwconsulting.com/bio/), she is vice president of the Board of Directors of the J.T. and Margaret Talkington Charitable Foundation and serves on the Advisory Board of the Margaret Talkington School for Young Women Leaders.   

Come join us on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 for dinner at The Lubbock Women’s Club starting at 6:00 p.m. Help us get reacquainted and welcome Dr. Harris. Dinner is $17.00.

RSVP to Adelaida Montemayor, amontemayor4@sbcglobal.net
If you are unable to honor your reservation, please cancel by Sunday before so that you are not billed for dinner.

Recent:

  • Wednesday, February 12 – Jessica Gray, M.D. (Women’s Health)
  • Tuesday, January 14 – Dawn Payne, J.D. (Title IX)

BRANCH EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

Special ActivityAAUW Lubbock has purchased a table at the Lubbock NAACP Annual Scholarship Banquet. The event will be held Saturday, February 29 at the Frazier Alumni Pavilion on the TTU campus with Carol Sumner as the Keynote Speaker. Please join us.  Tickets for AAUW members are $35.  Contact Mary Margaret Ramsey (mmramsey2000@yahoo.com) for further details — only a few seats remain.

Book Group – Next meeting Saturday, March 7, 2020Bloodlines: The True Story of a Drug Cartel, the FBI, and the Battle for a Horse-Racing Dynasty, by Melissa del Bosque. Check out an excerpt from the Texas Observer: https://www.texasobserver.org/stalking-horse/ .

Following:  Saturday, April 4, 2020Carnegie’s Maid, by Marie Benedict (See a sample review: https://www.nyjournalofbooks.com/book-review/carnegies-maid-novel)

For more details about the Book Group, contact Alice Young (Alice.Young@ttu.edu).

Cuisine Group – Next meeting: Saturday, Feb 8 (6 PM). Theme:  Soups and Stews from Around the World.  Menu includes:  Foreign cheeses w/ crackers, Capresse salad, French bread/baguette,  Italian wedding soup, Turkish red lentil soup, Mexican pose, West African soup, Jamaican rum cake.  Recipes are available — Contact co-Chairs Diane Cole (diacole1@aol.com; 239-7287) and Maggie Seymour (mseymour9@suddenlink.net; 792-7899) for further details.


COMMUNITY

Congratulations to AAUW-Lubbock member Sellie Shine for her recognition as a Lubbock YWCA 2020 Women of Excellence in the category of Social Justice. (The banquet is Thursday, March 12 starting at 6:00 PM; See http://www.ywcalubbock.org/women-of-excellence-main-page/ for further details and ticket information).

TTU Public Media – Beyond the Report: The Status of Women in Lubbock.

Background information (YWCA’s Glenda Mathis): https://vimeo.com/356751082

Upcoming KTTZ series:  https://tv.kttz.org/beyond-the-report/the-status-of-women-in-lubbock/

The Report:  http://statusofwomendata.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/R480_Status-of-Women-in-Lubbock-County-FINAL-with-cover.pdf

Links to AAUW-Lubbock sponsored segments:  Education – https://vimeo.com/349907587; Pay Gap – https://vimeo.com/345532988 


JOIN AAUW OR RENEW MEMBERSHIP

Be sure to renew your membership. Use the AAUW Lubbock branch 2019-2020 membership form, or renew online at Join or Renew AAUW Membership.

You will need your membership number to renew online.

Renewal fee is $82 ($59 National, $13 state, $10 branch).

New members can join online also!