Program & Events

2015-2016 PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

Celebration Banquet! Tuesday, May 10, 2016 7:00 p.m., Indian Hills Country Club, honoring “Woman of the Year”, Shameka Wilson, Women’s Resource Center, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw GA.

Reception for 8th Grade Essay Contest Winners! Tuesday, April 12, 2016 7:00 p.m., East Cobb Government Center. Winners, family, school administrators, and teachers are guests. Essay theme: “Why STEM for Me?”

Forward March! Saturday, March 12, 2016 Central Cobb Library. Women veterans tell their stories 1950-2000. Members Amy Stevens and Bea Piddock, U.S Navy veterans, contribute.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in Cobb County. Saturday, February 10, 2016 Cobb Central Library. Program partner, YWCA NW, with co-sponsor League of Women Voters of Marietta. Panel members: Cobb County Assistant District Attorney; Cobb County Policeman; Legal Aid, and Director of YWCA Women’s Shelter.

Let Our Voices Be Heard! Saturday, January 9, 2016 Cobb Central Library. Letter-writing campaign party to support the Family Care Act, led by AAUW GA Public Policy Chair, Debbie Karvey.

And the Angels Sang. Sunday, December 6, 2015 Roswell United Methodist Church. Seasonal social: Choral performance by Michael O’Neal Singers and Atlanta Girls’ Choir. Festive dinner following.

Thanks for Giving! Tuesday, November 10, 2015 East Cobb Government Center. Recognizing members contributing significant hours to AAUW Cobb and the community. Yummy potluck Thanksgiving Dinner followed.

The Alternative School: Educating Children at Risk. Wednesday, October 14, 2015 East Cobb Government Center. Speaker: Elridge McMillan, public high school Math instructor. Lots we didn’t know!

Wine and Roses. Saturday, October 10, 2015 Marietta Wine Market. Public wine-tasting fundraiser event.

National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) Report. Tuesday, September 8, 2015 East Cobb Government Center. Sponsored KSU student, Simoine Kenya, reports on her conference experience.


ONGOING INTEREST GROUPS

Roving Gourmet.  Members gather at local restaurant for good and conversation.  Usually held the first Friday of the month.  Check the NEWLETTERS page for time, location, and restaurant location.

Book Group.  Discussion on selected books of every genre.  Usually held the third Monday of the month.  Check NEWSLETTERS page for time, location, and book to be read.

Magic Movie Time.  Movie lovers meet for a few hours of cinema.  Critique follows over coffee and such.  Call “Movie Maven” Barbara Blue 404-971-0988 to be notified when there’s a good $1 or $2 movie to see.