Next Branch Meeting
June 1, 2013, Saturday
Social 9:00 am, Brunch 9:30 am, Program 10:30 am
Casa Loma Room, University of Redlands
Officer Installation and “Family Service History; Then and Now”
with Ann McMahon, President, Family Service Association of Redlands
Lunafest Event is a Success!
We had a fabulous time at Lunafest! We began with hors d’oeuvres and beverages, which allowed time for mingling and socializing. The venue was awesome; we greatly appreciate Esri for hosting the event in their beautiful facility. It was our first joint effort with Zonta of Redlands. What a fantastic way to pool resources for a greater result, as evidenced by well over 250 attendees, all to benefit our local scholarship funds. Thank you to all who supported the event.
Lunafest, sponsored by LUNA, is a traveling festival of films by, for and about women. The program of nine films is filled with stories of reflection, hope and humor. The films compel discussion and motivate us to make a difference in our community. Proceeds go to the Breast Cancer Fund and to the local scholarship funds of both AAUW Redlands and Zonta Club of Redlands.
Lilly Ledbetter Attends March Meeting
Our branch meeting held on March 5, 2013, will long be remembered. AAUW members and guests attended the dinner meeting to welcome Lilly Ledbetter of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009. Our branch hosted Ms. Ledbetter in partnership with the University of Redlands. We welcomed member colleagues from ten branches in the region, two state directors and Alicia Hetman, President, AAUW CA. Alicia’s remarks reminded us of the power of AAUW, the power of women, and the power of our voice. The audience was spellbound as Lilly told her riveting story to us. She spoke glowingly of the extraordinary support that she has received from AAUW. We admire her continued fight for equal pay for women. -Kathy Toister, President