Newsletter January 2023

January Calendar

?  8   UU Program: Vermont Humanities Council Speaker Meg Mott on “A Dramatic Constititution.”  Although not an AAUW program, we encourage members to support this UU Fellowship event.  UU Meetinghouse, 2:00 pm.

? 10  AAUW Monthly Program:  Wade Institute educator, Kathyrn Atkins on Bridging the STEM Gap. Bennington  Free Library, Rotary Room,  3:00 pm. Read about AAUW National’s suggestions for STEM education:  Closing the STEM Gap.

? 11    Scribble Sisters. Left Bank. 1:00 – 3:00 pm.

? 18    Book Group.  Horse by Geraldine Brooks. We are now meeting at the Left Bank In North Bennington from 12:00 – 2:00. Enter the side door next to the parking lot and covered area for previous drive up banking. Then go downstairs to the meeting room. All branch members welcome anytime!

? 25    Scribble SIsters.  Zoom.    1:00 – 3:00


* Programs for 2023
 Short description of the programs planned through June, 2023.

* Meet New Member – Mary Elizabeth Groupé

* Call for Volunteers
Over the next couple of months we will be publishing information about the jobs that are needed to keep our Branch going. But even before the official information is published, as you attend meetings or read newsletters, think about what role in the Branch you would like to play. And let us know with an email to if anything particularly interests you.

* Book Review
Jacqueline Winspear, author of Maisie Dobbs Mystery Series and memoir This Time Next Year We’ll Be Laughing
by Nancy Schoerke

* Book Group Members Share Favorite Poems
Instead of reading and discussing a selected book, in December the Book Group does something different. This year, members read a favorite poem or two. Read the article below and enjoy a few of their choices:
December Holiday Poetry Read-Around
by Althea Church