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Interest Groups & Action Projects

For more information about any of these groups consult the Chair or Coordinator (contact information in the member directory.)

Voter Education Campaign

The purpose of this campaign is to work on getting women registered to vote and out to vote. This endorses AAUW's motto of "The Power of One." For more information contact Barb Zaborowski

Power of 1 Vote

Second Tuesday Book Club

This Group meets at a member's home each month at 1:00 pm to discuss the assigned book for that month. If you are interested in attending or want more information, contact Group Coordinator: Vera Leidy (814-749-0629)

Dining Group

We will meet bi-monthly to experience world culture through ethnic restaurants, and discuss world affairs. Ethnic Dining takes place the last Thursday of the month at 5:45 p.m. at a designated restaurant. Contact Group Coordinator Rita King (814-288-4172) for more information.

Used Book Sale

The oldest and one of the largest Annual Used Book Sale in the community; according to our archives, this event has been carried on since 1957. Sale Coordinators: Cindy Bennett and Lee Rager; Distribution Chair: Cindy Bennett

Write, Read, Write

Students in a chosen fourth grade class each write a letter to one of our members. The members purchase a book that seems suitable for their 'pen pal', and send the gift along with a letter back to their student. The students get a book especially chosen for them and have the opportunity to write a thank you letter. This program promotes both reading and writing skills. Coordinator: Paulette Soloman or Marie Olshefski

Local Scholarship Program

Three area high school seniors planning to attend a college or university are awarded $1,500 scholarships annually. Coordinator: Georgia Yeager

Promoting Education and Equity for Women and Girls