March 17 AAUW Education Luncheon

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AAUW Education Luncheon

Saturday March 17, 2012

Willow Creek Golf Course

1700 48th Street SW Rochester MN

11:15am Social Time

11:45am luncheon

Alicia Jacobsen, our speaker and recipient of a 2010-2011 career development grant, is pursuing licensure in school counseling.  She will increase her impact on middle school students as she expands her role in the public school setting.  We will also learn about an AAUW community action grant used to provide STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) tutors at St. Catherine University.

AAUW is providing more than $3.7 million in funding for more than 240 fellowships and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations in the 2011-2012 year.

We will be inviting AAUW-Rochester Science Fair winners and also will be announcing the names of our members who are being honored this year by having our AAUW Funds contributions made in their names.

Our menu will be:

– Tossed green salad

– Chicken alfredo over linguini served with green beans and dinner rolls

– Chocolate brownie sundae

– Coffee/Tea

Reservations and payment of $20.00 are needed by March 12.  Make checks payable to AAUW and sent to:

Stacy Haugen

2752 Boulder Ridge Dr NW

Rochester MN 55901

Questions contact Diane Hellie (dhellie@juno.com, 507-398-6329). 

Feb General Meeting: Human Rights Commission

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Saturday February 18, 2012

Charter House

9:30am coffee/social time

10:00am Meeting and program

Living a Life that is Free of Discrimination and Harassment: It is your right in Minnesota

Our guest speaker is Nora Dooley, PhD, Chair of the Olmsted County Human Rights Commission.  She is originally from Montreal Canada.  Nora received her BS degree in BioChemistry and her masters and PhD from the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University.  She joined the commission 2 years ago.  The Olmsted County Human Rights Commission was established in 1998, in an effort to provide an opportunity for resolution of human rights matters through means other than the courts.   The 13 members of the Commission are appointed by the County Board.  Please join us to learn about the duties and outcomes of the Human Rights Commission and have your rights protected.