November Newsletter

Have you ever wanted to call or email a member but not had the number or email address handy?  We now have solution: a membership directory.  Gudrun Hutchins has prepared a handy pink booklet with a list of current members, along with addresses and phone numbers. If you attended recent meetings, you may already have received a copy.  If not, Gudrun will mail yours to your home address. Please send an email to Gudrun:

We’ve got a range of events planned for November and December. Here is a .pdf version of the calendar. Click on the image below for a list of dates, times, and venues.

Calendar of Events–November & December

Read-Around Group: Wednesday, November 3 at 1:00 pm

We urge all who are interested to attend this week’s event.  No commitments. Join in the fun and get to know your AAUW colleagues. Get a sense of what happens during a read-around meeting.

Branch Meeting for November: Bennington in WWII: the Women and Men Who Served 
Sunday, Nov. 14 @ 2 pm

Local resident, Tony Marro, will tell us about Bennington’s contribution to World War II, highlighting local women and men who served.  Sunday, November 15 at 2:00 pm. Location: Bennington Performing Arts Center–Home of Oldcastle Theatre.

Book Group
Wednesday, November 17–Odetta
Martha Canfield Fisher Library
Arlington, VT 12 noon

Scribble Sisters Meetings
November 10 and November 24
Contact Suzanne Kirkpatrick for information. (

Announcing Scratchings 4

Congratulations to our Scribble Sisters for producing excellent writing while also earning money for student scholarships!  Copies will be available  by mid-November. Perfect for  Holiday gift-giving!

Branch Meeting for December: Holiday Party
Saturday, Dec. 4 @ 1:30

Let’s celebrate!  Music, carol-singing, and story-telling. Renew acquaintances and meet new members. Appetizers, drinks, and holiday goodies provided by branch hostesses.  Old First Church Barn.


Diversity Comic

Anna Moriarity Lev creates a monthly comic for us. This month, she expresses her children’s surprise that discrimination is still happening. Click to see Stories

Book Review Corner

Code Girls (Reviewed by Gudrun Hutchins)

Caste  (Recommended by Margaret Howland)

From the Archives. . .

Two National AAUW Conventions by Gudrun Hutchins

Do you recognize anyone in the photo below? Read the article to learn more about it.



Newsletter Editors: Dawn Rodrigues ( and Carolyn Webb (

We invite stories, book reviews, poetry, and announcements.