Meetings

DECEMBER 2021 HOLIDAY LUNCHEON
Monday, December 6: 11:15 am

In-Person gathering
Location: Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Germantown

Let Liz Hessel know if you plan to attend: liz[at]meral[dot]com


NOVEMBER 2021 VIRTUAL BRANCH
MEETING
Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Topic: Music therapy – what it is, who is a board-certified music therapist, benefits of music therapy.  Will include an interactive demonstration

Speaker: Meghan Roche, board-certified music therapist, owner of Wholistic Music Therapy, specializing in clients with dementia


September 2021 – June 2022 Branch Meetings


 VIRTUAL BRANCH MEETING
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Topic: “Student Updates From Our 2021 Scholarship Recipients”
Speakers: Several scholarship recipients


VIRTUAL BRANCH MEETING
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 2021 – 7:00 pm

Topic: “Montgomery County Agricultural Reserve –
A Place With Purpose”

Speaker: Caroline Taylor
Executive Director of the Montgomery Countryside Alliance


September 2020 – June 2021 VIRTUAL BRANCH MEETINGS

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ZOOM MEETING TRAINING SESSION
Thursday, September 10 at 7 pm

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VIRTUAL BRANCH MEETING
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Log in to Zoom meeting:  7:15 pm; Presentation begins: 7:30 pm

Topic: “Decimal Point Please!
The New Narrative in the African and African American Art Market”
Speaker: 
Alvah T. Beander, ISA, MRICS, ASA
President, Melanin Art Appraisals, Inc.

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VIRTUAL BRANCH MEETING
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Log in to Zoom meeting:  7:15 pm; Presentation begins: 7:30 pm

TOPIC: Student Stories From Our 2020 Scholarship Recipients

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POST ELECTION ZOOM SOCIAL HOUR+
Friday, November 6 at 4:30pm

Chat about our voting experiences (and anything else) from this year.

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VIRTUAL BRANCH MEETING!
Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Log in to Zoom meeting:  7:15pm; Presentation begins:  7:30pm

 Topic: “Weaving the Use of GIS* Through the 2020 Census Design”
(*Geospatial Information Systems)
Speaker: Dierdre D. Bishop, Chief Geography Division, U.S. Census Bureau

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VIRTUAL BRANCH HOLIDAY GATHERING!
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Log in to Zoom meeting:  7:15pm; Presentation begins:  7:30pm

A HOLIDAY MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

Wynne Roos – Harp

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Please Join Us for the AAUW Gaithersburg January 19 Meeting — a two-part discussion about understanding and responding to the recent racist and political upheaval.

 Part 1: Attend the AAUW Virtual Townhall with AAUW Board Chair Julia Brown and the Racial and Social Justice Working Group at 4:00 pm on January 19, 2021.

 Part 2: Join a Zoom discussion of the AAUW Board Townhall with other members of the Gaithersburg branch at 7:00 pm on January 19, 2021.

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FEBRUARY 2021 VIRTUAL BRANCH MEETING
Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Log in to Zoom meeting: 7:00 pm*
Presentation begins: 7:15 pm

Topic: “AGEISM – HOW IT IMPACTS EVERYONE”

Speaker: Heather Reichardt,
VP-Programs, AAUW – Gaithersburg

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MARCH 2021 VIRTUAL BRANCH MEETING
Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Log in to Zoom meeting: 7:00 pm*
Presentation begins: 7:15 pm

Topic: “WHAT DO YOU FEED YOUR PET RAVENS:
DECODING NORSE MYTHOLOGY”

Speaker: Lois Liggett
Branch member – AAUW – Gaithersburg

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APRIL 2021 VIRTUAL BRANCH MEETING
Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Log in to Zoom meeting: 7:00 pm*
Presentation begins: 7:15 pm

Topic: Why We Believe: The Science Behind
Why We Accept Conspiracy Theories”

Speaker: Dr. Patricia Maclay
Branch member – AAUW – Gaithersburg

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May 2021 VIRTUAL BRANCH MEETING
Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Topic: Montgomery County Climate Change Action Plan”

Speaker: Edie Allison
AAUW Gaithersburg President

Installation of Branch Officers for 2021-2022 Operating Year

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June 2021 VIRTUAL BRANCH MEETING
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Topic: “Update on 2021 Maryland General Assembly Proceedings”

Speaker: Lesley Lopez
Maryland District 39 Delegate