Programs

calendarRoanoke Valley Branch Meetings are often held in the community room at Tanglewood Mall (next to the elevators on 2nd floor) from 10am – noon.

Please note time and location changes are marked in blue.

Our committee chairs devise for us interesting and fun programs to educate us on diversity, women’s or community issues, domestic and abroad. Program calendar for the 2017-2018 year is as follows:

2018

 

August 24-26 Fall Book Sale

Tanglewood Mall, (upper level across from Belk)

4420 Electric Rd, Roanoke, VA 24018

Friday & Saturday 10am-9pm; Sunday 1pm-6pm

 

September 29, 2018

Fall Kick-Off Brunch! For ALL members and guests!

10 am – 12 noon, Richfield Retirement Community,  Shenandoah Room, 3737 West Main Street, Salem, VA 24153

Program presentation: Cindy Miller, Co-chair of the Redistricting Committee of the League of Women Voters of the Roanoke Valley will present: Gerrymandered! A discussion about redistricting and lines that will be redrawn in 2021, as well as the OneVirginia2021 coalition.

 

October 13, 2018

TITLE IX, The 46th anniversary celebration and why it is still important and still a challenge

10am-12pm South Roanoke Co. Library (6303 Merriman Road)

Roanoke VA 540-777-8787

Presented by Kelly Oakes, Assistant Vice President, Office for Equity

and Accessibility at Virginia Tech

 

November 3, 2018

THE MOTON MUSEUM, a diversity & history presentation

1pm-3pm at the Harrison Museum

Farmville Virginia’s former Robert Russa Moton High School, now a National Historic Landmark and museum, is the student birthplace of America’s Civil Rights Movement.

Presented by Cainan Townsend Director of Education & Public Programs

 

December 1, 2018

Winter Social

12noon-2pm, Richfield Retirement Community

3737 West Main Street [Shenandoah Room], Salem VA.

Potluck; Guests are welcome.

Program & entertainment: HelenRuth’s Flute Trio

 

2019

 

January 12, 2019

Breaking Barriers and Opening Doors for African American Women as Leaders

10am-12pm at the Harrison Museum

Presented by Annette Lewis, President and CEO of Total Action for

Progress, a Community Action Agency.

 

February 3-5, 2019

Winter Book Sale

Tanglewood Mall, (upper level across from Belk) 4420 Electric Rd,

Roanoke, VA 24018

Friday & Saturday 10am-9pm; Sunday 1pm-6pm

 

March 16, 2019

“The Code Girls” and Women in WWII

10-12pm at the Salem Museum

Business Meeting- *the meeting will follow the presentation

(March 8th is International Women’s Day and this will serve as our celebration of that!)

 

April 6, 2019

State Meeting hosted by Roanoke Valley Branch/SW District

Please see HelenRuth, AAUW State Liaison, for additional information

and details.

 

May 4, 2019

Scholarship and Member Awards Reception

(Spring Recognition Tea)

10–12 Noon Tanglewood Mall Community Room (upper level next to Belk)

 4420 Electric Rd., Roanoke, VA 24018

Program: Membership and Scholarship Committees

 

June 1, 2019

SAFARI

THE MOTON MUSEUM – Farmville, Virginia

Formerly the Robert Russa Moton High School, now a National

Historic Landmark and Museum – the student birthplace of

America’s Civil Rights Movement. Contact Pat Hales for info.

All meetings are held at in the Community Room at Tanglewood Mall unless otherwise noted. The Community Room is located on the upper level, next to the elevators near Belk.

For further program information, contact Stacey Sheppard, 540-521-8800  or Stacey.Sheppard216@gmail.com (please put AAUW program question) in the subject line