Meetings & Activities

Guests are always welcome!!! 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Program:  “We Can (Still) Do It: Activism & Candidacy of Women in American Politics”
Speaker:  Dr. Janna Deitz, Professor of Political Science &
Director of Public Leadership and Outreach, WIU
Location: Monmouth College Center for Science & Business, Room 273
Time: 7 pm

Monday, September 25, 2017

Film Group – The Whistleblower, directed by Larysa Kondracki
This drama is based on the experiences of Kathryn Bolkovac, a cop from Nebraska, who worked as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia, and exposed a U.N. sex scandal involving human trafficking.
Location:  207 S. 8th St., Monmouth
Time:  6:30 pm

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Program:  “The Future of Public Education”
Panel:  Jodi Scott, Regional Supt. of Schools, Becky Ince, Principal M-R Central Intermediate, Denise Mann, Central Intermediate 6th grade teacher, Tammy La Prad, Visiting Asst. Prof., MC Educ. Studies Dept.
Co-Sponsor: Monmouth College Educational Studies Dept.
Location: Monmouth College Center for Science & Business, Room 273
Time:  7 pm

Saturday, October 14, 2017

AAUW-IL Southern Fall Conference, Districts 1,2,3
 Lincoln Public Library, 326 S. 7th St., Springfield, IL
Time: 11:00 am – 2:30 pm

Monday, October 16, 2017

Book GroupBecoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family by Amy Ellis Nutt
“…a powerful and illuminating book about one couple’s journey in coming to accept and nurture their transgender daughter. []
Location:  103 Lake Warren Dr, Monmouth
Time:  1 pm

Monday, November 20, 2017

Program:  “SITREP: Veteran Perspectives on Combat and Peace”
Speakers: Barb Lawhorn (Harroun), and Jaceuqline Wilson-Jordan, Assistant Professors, WIU English Department
Location: Buchanan Center for the Arts, 64 Public Square, Monmouth
Time: 7 pm

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Holiday Brunch
Come enjoy brunch and social time with branch members and guests before the holiday rush begins.  Cost is $10.  Proceeds go to AAUW’s Legal Advocacy Fund.
Location: Holt House, 402 E. 1st Ave., Monmouth
Time: 9:30 am

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Program: “Healthy Lifestyles” – presentation & tour of the YMCA
Speaker: Kate Schmalshof, Fitness Coordinator
Location: Warren County YMCA, 700 W. Harlem Ave., Monmouth
Time: 7 pm

February 2018 (TBD)

Program: Panel of Int’l Students from Monmouth and Knox Colleges
Speakers: TBD
Location: TBD
Time: 7 pm

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Town and Country Art Exhibit Opening Reception
Presentation of “AAUW Best of Show Award”
Location: Buchanan Center for the Arts, 64 Public Square, Monmouth
Time: 2-4 pm

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Program: Women’s History Month Presentation: “Access & Advocacy for Women in Higher Education before 1920”
Speaker: Christine Myers, Asst. Prof. of History, Monmouth College
Location: Stewart House, 1015 East Euclid Ave., Monmouth
Time: 7 pm

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Program: “More than an Occupation: A Journey through the Nursing Profession”
Speaker: Carrie Green,Community Health Coordinator,
Warren County Health Dept.
Location: Monmouth College Center for Science & Business, Room 273
Time: 7 pm

Friday & Saturday, April 27-28, 2018

AAUW-IL State Convention
Hyatt Regency Lisle near Naperville & Benedictine University

Monday, May 21, 2018

Program: Potluck & Woman in History Portrayal (Margaret Sanger)
Speaker: Sharon Gilbert, Branch Newsletter Editor
Location: Faith U.P. Church Social Hall, 200 S. 8th St., Monmouth
Time: 6 pm

Branch Program Planning for 2018-2019
Location & Time TBD


Previous Meetings & Activities:

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Program Year Kickoff and Potluck
Location: 405 N. 10th St., Monmouth, 6 pm

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Book Group – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
“Ove is a curmudgeon—the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window…However, behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness.”
Location:  1101 E. Broadway, Monmouth
Time:  1 pm