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                               2023 – 2024 Events Calendar 

Saturday, February 3 – Reading Women – 11:00 am at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Florida Park Drive.  Book to be discussed is Lady Tan’s Circle of Women by Lisa See.  Contact Susie Baird if you would like to attend.

Saturday, February 10

  • Board Meeting9:30 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.  All members welcome.  Contact President Ellie Bozzone at AAUWFlagler1984@gmail.com if you plan to attend.
  • General Meeting – 11:00 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.   Speaker TBA. Lunch will be available – $20 cash or check, $21 charge card.  Menu options:  1) Bowl of beef chili with cheese and corn bread.  2) Turkey BLT on wheat with chips and pickle.  3) Swiss burger with onion rings and pickle.  Soft drinks included.  RSVP – Email Sally Smeaton at AAUWFlagler1984@gmail.com by Thursday, February 8th with your lunch choice.

Saturday, March 2 – AAUW FL NE Regional Conference10:00 am – 3:30 pm at the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art, 352 South Nova Road, Daytona Beach, FL 32114.  Meet your counterparts, learn about innovative programs and projects taking place at other branches in your area and gain a state- wide perspective on fulfilling AAUW’s Mission.  Contact President Ellie Bozzone at AAUWFlagler1984@gmail.com for registration information.

Thursday, March 7 AAUW FL Public Policy Issue Forum – 6:00 pm held via Zoom. Topic:  Gender Pay Gap and Economic Security – Speaker:  Dr. Mary Gatta, AAUW FL Co- Public Policy Director and Director of Research and Public Policy, National Association of Colleges and Employers. Registration required. For more information go to AAUW Public Policy Issue Forums| Florida

Saturday, March 9

  • Board Meeting9:30 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.  All members welcome.  Contact President Ellie Bozzone at AAUWFlagler1984@gmail.com if you plan to attend.
  • General Meeting – 11:00 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.   Speaker TBA. Lunch will be available – $20 cash or check, $21 charge card.  Menu options:  1) Garden Salad (greens, tomato, cucumber croutons) with grilled chicken and roll.  2) Fish (cod-fried) and chips with coleslaw and tartar sauce.  3) Provolone burger with fries and pickle.  Soft drinks included.  RSVP – Email Sally Smeaton at shsmeaton@gmail.com by Wednesday, March 7th with your lunch choice.

Wednesday, March 13 – Fashion Show Fundraiser – Join us from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Chez Jacqueline, 25 Palm Harbor Village Way in Palm Coast to have fun and raise funds for local scholarships.  Your ticket for $25 is tax deductible.  Contact Sherri Barnett.

Wednesday, March 28 – Reading Women – 3:00 pm at the Flagler County Public Library, 2500 Palm Coast Pkwy, NW in Palm Coast.  We will join the library’s Book Club for a discussion of The Little Liar by Mitch Albom, the book selected by the Flagler County Public Library for its annual Flagler Reads Together program.   Contact Susie Baird if you would like to attend.


Saturday, April 6

  • Board Meeting9:30 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.  All members welcome.  Contact President Ellie Bozzone at AAUWFlagler1984@gmail.com if you plan to attend.
  • General Meeting – 11:00 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.   Speaker TBA. Lunch will be available – $20 cash or check, $21 charge card.  Menu options:  1) Ham, provolone and pineapple melt on rye with onion rings and pickle.  2) Fried Chicken Tenders with fries and coleslaw – ranch dressing dip for chicken.  3) Cheddar burger with fries and pickle.  Soft drinks included.  RSVP – Email Sally Smeaton at shsmeaton@gmail.com by Thursday, April 4th with your lunch choice.

Saturday, April 13 – Reading Women – 11:00 am at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Florida Park Drive.  Book to be discussed is Band of Sisters by Lauren Willig.  Contact Susie Baird if you would like to attend.

Thursday, April 18 – AAUW FL Public Policy Issue Forum – 6:00 pm held via Zoom.  Topic:  Voting Rights – Speaker: Debbie Chandler, Co-President, League of Women’s Voters, Florida.  Registration required. For more information, AAUW Public Policy Issue Forums | Florida


Saturday, May 4 – Reading Women – 11:00 am at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Florida Park Drive.  Book to be discussed is West with Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge.  Contact Susie Baird if you would like to attend.

Saturday, May 11

  • Board Meeting9:30 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.  All members welcome.  Contact President Ellie Bozzone at AAUWFlagler1984@gmail.com if you plan to attend.
  • General Meeting – 11:00 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.   Speaker TBA. Lunch will be available – $20 cash or check, $21 charge card.  Menu options:  1) Players Salad (greens, tomato, cranberries, pecans, feta) with scoop of tuna and a roll.  2) Lasagna with side salad and garlic bread.  3) Swiss burger with onion rings and pickle.  Soft drinks included.  RSVP – Email Sally Smeaton at shsmeaton@gmail.com by Wednesday, May 1st with your lunch choice.

Wednesday, May 30 – Saturday, June 1 – NCCWSL, National Conference of College Women Student Leaders – held at the University of Maryland, College Park. Attend NCCWSL – AAUW : Empowering Women Since 1881

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2023-2024 Past Events

Thursday, July 27 – Black Women’s Equal Pay Day – a reminder of Black women’s struggle for economic equity and freedom. 

Saturday, August 5 – Board Meeting – 1:00 pm Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Florida Park Drive.  All members welcome.  Contact President Ellie Bozzone at AAUWFlagler1984@gmail.com if you plan to attend.

Monday, August 21 – Just for Fun: National Senior Citizens Day Program – Join us for an afternoon filled with entertainment and light refreshments. Enjoy rock songs of the 50s, 60s, and 70s performed by Dennis Hurlie and DJ Rudy.  1:00 pm at the Flagler County Public Library, 2500 Palm Coast Parkway NW, Palm Coast, FL.  If you plan to attend, contact President-elect Gail Palmer at aauwflagler1984@gmail.com

Saturday, August 26 – Women’s Equality Day – Commemorates the 1920 adoption of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote.

Saturday, September 2 – Reading Women – 11:00 am at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Florida Park Drive.  Group will meet to select titles for the upcoming year.  Contact Susie Baird if you would like to attend.

Thursday, September 14 – AAUW FL Public Policy Issue Forum – 6:00 pm held via Zoom.  Topic:  Reproductive Rights – Speaker:  Moné Holder of Florida Rising.  Registration required. For more information, go to AAUW Public Policy Issue Forums | Florida

Saturday, September 16 – Board Meeting – 10:30 am Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Florida Park Drive.  All members welcome.  Contact President Ellie Bozzone at AAUWFlagler1984@gmail.com if you plan to attend.

Saturday, September 23 – Membership Tea – 1:00 – 4:00 pm at the historic Holden House, 204 East Moody Blvd, in Bunnell.  Light refreshments will be served.  Invite a friend. 

Friday, September 29 – A Just for Fun Event – Book to Movie Matinee – 1:00 pm at the Flagler County Public Library.   Kick off Banned Books Week with a recently released popular movie at the library on a large screen with real surround sound!  Movie Description – When her family moves from the city to the suburbs11-yearold Margaret navigates new friends, feelingsand the beginning of adolescence.

Tuesday, October 3 – Banned Books Program – 5:00 pm at the Flagler County Public Library, 2500 Palm Coast Pkwy NW in Palm Coast.  AAUW Flagler’s Reading Women Book Club will participate in the library’s recognition of Banned Books Week.  This year’s featured banned book is Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume.

Thursday, October 5 – AAUW FL Public Policy Issue Forum – 6:00 pm held via Zoom.  Topic:  Title IX and Dress Codes in Schools – Speaker: Nancy Tray, Change the Dress Code Movement, St Johns County.  Registration required. For more information, AAUW Public Policy Issue Forums | Florida

Saturday, October 7 – Reading Women  11:00 am at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Florida Park Drive.  Book to be discussed – The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel.  Contact Susie Baird if you would like to attend.

Saturday, October 14

  • Board Meeting9:30 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.  All members welcome.  Contact President Ellie Bozzone at AAUWFlagler1984@gmail.com if you plan to attend.
  • General Meeting – 11:00 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast. Speaker TBA. Lunch will be available – $20 cash or check, $21 charge card.  Menu options:  1) Grilled Ham & Swiss on Rye with fries and pickle.  2) Fried shrimp with coleslaw, fries and cocktail sauce.  3) Cheddar Burger with onion rings and pickle.  Soft drinks included.  RSVP – Email Sally Smeaton at shsmeaton@gmail.com by Thursday, October 12 with your lunch choice.

Thursday, November 2 – AAUW FL Public Policy Issue Forum – 6:00 pm held via Zoom.  Topic: Gender Studies and DEI Initiatives at Colleges – Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Brown, Past President of the United Faculty of Florida, University of North Florida.  Registration required. For more information go to AAUW Public Policy Issue Forums | Florida

Saturday, November 4 – Reading Women – 11:00 am at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Florida Park Drive.  Book to be discussed – The Measure by Nikki Erlick.  Contact Susie Baird if you would like to attend.

Saturday, November 11 

  • Board Meeting9:30 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.  All members welcome.  Contact President Ellie Bozzone at AAUWFlagler1984@gmail.com if you plan to attend.
  • General Meeting – 11:00 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.   Speaker TBA. Lunch will be available – $20 cash or check, $21 charge card.  Menu options:  1) Ravioli with two meatballs, garlic bread and Caesar salad.  2) Grilled cheddar, tomato & bacon sandwich on whole wheat bread with onion rings and pickle.  3) Swiss burger with fries and pickle.  Soft drinks included.  RSVP – Email Sally Smeaton at shsmeaton@gmail.com by Thursday, November 9th with your lunch choice.

Monday, November 13 – Set Up AAUW Flagler Holiday Tree – 10:00 am at the Flagler County Public Library.  Our branch continues its tradition of participating in the community-wide holiday celebration, The Festival of Trees.

Thursday, November 16 AAUW FL Public Policy Issue Forum – 6:00 pm held via Zoom.  Topic:  Florida 2024 Legislative Preview – Speaker: Dr. Pat DeWitt, AAUW Co-Public Policy Director and Public Policy Committee Members.  Registration required. For more information go to AAUW Public Policy Issue Forums | Florida

Friday, November 17 – Festival of Trees – 6:00 pm at the Flagler County Public Library.  Join us to see our beautiful tree decorated with images of well-known female storytellers as we support the National Women’s History Alliance’s 2023 theme, “Women Who Tell Our Stories.”  There will be over 40 trees and wreaths on display representing community organizations, musical entertainment by Shannon Rae.  Refreshments will be served.


Saturday, December 2 

  • Reading Women – 11:00 am at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Florida Park Drive.  Book to be discussed is Horse by Geraldine Brooks.  Contact Susie Baird if you would like to attend.
  • Holiday Cookie Exchange & Wine and Cheese Fundraiser – 3:00 to 5:00 pm at the home of Linda Lockwood.  Bring 2 dozen cookies and go home with a different 2 dozen cookies.  $25 per person – bring a friend!  Questions?  Email aauwflagler1984@gmail.com

Saturday, December 9

  • Board Meeting9:30 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.  All members welcome.  Contact President Ellie Bozzone at AAUWFlagler1984@gmail.com if you plan to attend.
  • General Meeting – 11:00 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.   Speaker TBA. Lunch will be available – $20 cash or check, $21 charge card.  Menu options:  1) Players Salad (greens, tomato, cranberries, pecans, feta) with chicken tenders and a roll.  2) Linguini and clam sauce (white) with garlic bread.  3) Provolone burger with onion rings and pickle.  Soft drinks included.  RSVP – Email Sally Smeaton at shsmeaton@gmail.com by Wednesday, November 29th with your lunch choice.

Saturday, January 6 – Reading Women – 11:00 am at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Florida Park Drive.  Book to be discussed is The Alford Plea by Edwina Dorch.  Contact Susie Baird if you would like to attend.

Thursday, January 11 AAUW FL Public Policy Issue Forum – 6:00 pm held via Zoom. Topic:  Public Education and Book Bans – Speaker:  Dr. Marvin Dunn, Professor Emeritus at Florida International University and Miami Center for Racial Justice.  Registration required. For more information go to AAUW Public Policy Issue Forums | Florida

Saturday, January 13

  • Board Meeting9:30 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.  All members welcome.  Contact President Ellie Bozzone at AAUWFlagler1984@gmail.com if you plan to attend.
  • General Meeting – 11:00 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.   Speaker – Dr. Mary Gatta, Director of Research at the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) and Co-Chair Public Policy, AAUW Florida, will share brand new research on the impact of college career services on undergraduate women pursuing technology careers.   Lunch will be available – $20 cash or check, $21 charge card.  Menu options:  1) Shrimp and corn bisque soup with garden salad and roll.  2) Tuna and bacon melt (provolone) on rye with chips and pickle.  3) Cheddar burger with fries and pickle.  Soft drinks included.  RSVP – Email Sally Smeaton at shsmeaton@gmail.com by Wednesday, January 11th with your lunch choice.

Tuesday, January 16 and Wednesday, January 17 – AAUW Florida Lobby DaysJoin AAUW members from across the state as we let Florida legislators know where AAUW Florida stands on important issues. 

2022 – 2023 Events Calendar

Monday, August 21 – Just for Fun: National Senior Citizens Day Program – Join us for an afternoon filled with entertainment and light refreshments. Enjoy rock songs of the 50s, 60s, and 70s performed by Dennis Hurlie and DJ Rudy.  1:00 pm at the Flagler County Public Library, 2500 Palm Coast Parkway NW, Palm Coast, FL.  If you plan to attend, contact President-elect Gail Palmer at aauwflagler1984@gmail.com

Wednesday, August 24 – Just for Fun: Smithsonian Museum Exhibit and Lunch – Join us at 12:00 noon for a tour of Waterways, a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Museum’s On Main Street Program on display in the Founder’s Gallery of the African American Museum and Cultural Center located at 4422 N. US Highway 1, Palm Coast, FL 32164.  Tickets are free but must be reserved.  Lunch will immediately follow at a venue selected by the attendees.  If you plan to attend, contact us at aauwflagler1984@gmail.com to reserve a ticket or to let us know if you need transportation.  

Friday, August 26 – Women’s Equality Day – Commemorates the 1920 adoption of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote.

Saturday, August 27 – Dedication Ceremony for the Pomeroy Marker on the National Votes for Women Trail Honoring Alice Scott Abbott – 11:00 am at Espanola Cemetery, 3570 CR 205, Bunnell, FL followed by reception at Holden House Museum, 204 East Moody Blvd., Bunnell.  Refreshments will be served.  A joint event with the Flagler County Historical Museum.

Saturday, September 3 – Reading Women – 11:00 am at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Florida Park Drive.  Group will meet to select titles for the upcoming year.  Contact Susie Baird if you would like to attend.

Tuesday, September 20 – Just for Fun: Lunch & Musical Event in St. Augustine – Meet at 10:00 am at the Staples/Beall’s Outlet Plaza to carpool to St. Augustine.  We will have lunch at the St. Augustine Fish Company, followed by a Words and Music performance at the Waterworks Building, 184 San Marco Avenue, featuring past AAUW FL president, Patricia Dewitt and her husband. 

Wednesday, September 21 – Black Women’s Equal Pay DayBlack women are paid 58 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

Wednesday, September 21 – Board Meeting – 10:00 am Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Florida Park Drive.  All members welcome.  Contact President Ellie Bozzone at AAUWFlagler1984@gmail.com if you plan to attend.

Saturday, October 8 – Board Meeting – 9:30 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.  All members welcome.  Contact President Ellie Bozzone at AAUWFlagler1984@gmail.com if you plan to attend.

Saturday, October 8 – Reading Women – 10:00 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.   Book to be discussed – Radio Girls by Sara Ackerman.  Contact Susie Baird if you would like to attend.

Saturday, October 8 – General Meeting – 11:00 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.   Speaker – Kaiti Lenhart, Supervisor of Elections for Flagler County.  She will speak about the election process, election security and the importance of voting.  Lunch will be available – $20 cash or check, $21 charge card.  Menu options:  1) Turkey BLT on Whole Wheat bread with fries and pickle.  2) Fried shrimp with fries and cocktail sauce.
3)  Swiss Burger with fries and pickle.  Soft drinks included.  RSVP – Email Sally Smeaton at shsmeaton@gmail.com by Thursday, October 6 with your lunch choice.

CANCELLED DUE TO HURRICANE DAMAGE – Saturday, October 29 – Just for Fun:  Picnic & Pops with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra – Park opens @ 5:30 pm, concert begins @ 7:00 pm. – 1500 Central Avenue in Town Center.  Food trucks and beer and wine available for purchase or bring your own picnic meal.  Program includes favorite selections from WICKED, MUSIC MAN, PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, EVITA and more.  Tickets $20.00 per person – purchase your tickets online at www.palmcoastartsfoundation.com and meet us there.  Lawn seating – bring your own chairs.  Rain Date:  October 30, 2022.

Saturday, November 5 

  • Board Meeting9:30 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.  All members welcome.  Contact President Ellie Bozzone at AAUWFlagler1984@gmail.com if you plan to attend.
  • General Meeting – 11:00 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.   Speaker – Dr. Mary Gatta, Sociologist, Researcher, Advocate and Author will speak about gender and race inequity in internships.  Lunch will be available – $20 cash or check, $21 charge card.  Menu options:  1) Grilled chicken breast with potato salad and green beans.  2) Grilled cheddar, tomato & bacon sandwich on Whole Wheat bread with onion rings, chips and pickle.  3)  Provolone burger with fries and pickle.  Soft drinks included.  RSVP – Email Sally Smeaton at shsmeaton@gmail.com by Thursday, November 3 with your lunch choice.

Saturday, November 12 – Reading Women – 11:00 am at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Florida Park Drive.  Book to be discussed – The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth.  Contact Susie Baird if you would like to attend.

Sunday, November 13 – Just for Fun:  Driving Miss Daisy – a Play – 2:00 pm.  Join us at the Flagler Playhouse, 301 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell, for an afternoon matinee.  Tickets are $25.  Contact Gail Palmer at aauwflagler1984@gmail.com if you are interested in attending.

Monday, November 14 – Set Up AAUW Flagler Holiday Tree – 10:00 am at the Flagler County Public Library.  Our branch continues its tradition of participating in the community-wide holiday celebration, The Festival of Trees.

Friday, November 18 – Festival of Trees – 6:00 pm at the Flagler County Public Library.  Join us to see our beautiful tree decorated with images of well-known female storytellers as we support the National Women’s History Alliance’s 2023 theme, “Women Who Tell Our Stories.”  There will be over 40 trees and wreaths on display representing community organizations, musical entertainment by the Palm Coast Methodist Church Handbell Choir and Sunshine Mafia.  Refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, November 30 

  • Native Women’s Equal Pay Day – Native women are paid 50 cents for every dollar paid to white men.
  • Dedication of Shirley Chisholm Trail – Join us at 10:00 am at the Pine Lakes Golf Club for the dedication of a bronze plaque renaming the Pine Lakes walkway/biking path the Shirley Chisholm Trail.

Thursday, December 1 – Fashion Show Fundraiser – Join us from 5 to 7 pm at Chez Jacqueline, 25 Palm Harbor Village Way, to raise funds for scholarships.  Your ticket for $25 is tax deductible.  Contact Sherri Barnett.

Saturday, December 3 – Reading Women – 11:00 am at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Florida Park Drive.  Book to be discussed – The Judge’s List by John Grisham.  Contact Susie Baird if you would like to attend. – Cancelled.

Thursday, December 8 – Latina’s Equal Pay Day – Latina’s are paid 49 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

Saturday, December 10 

  • Board Meeting9:30 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.  All members welcome.  Contact President Ellie Bozzone at AAUWFlagler1984@gmail.com if you plan to attend.
  • General Meeting – 11:00 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.  Holiday Program with the Formality Singers, a mixed-voice chorus of students from Flagler Palm Coast High School, performing holiday favorites.  Lunch will be available – $20 cash or check, $21 charge card.  Menu:  Buffet, Fajita chicken with balsamic cream sauce, baked ziti, broccoli, rice and rolls.  Includes soft drinks.   RSVP – Email Sally Smeaton at shsmeaton@gmail.com by Thursday, December 8 to confirm attendance.

Wednesday, December 14 – Just for Fun – Dinner and Holiday Lights – 5:00 pm meet for dinner at Olive Garden, 5394 East Highway 100, followed by a visit to Fantasy Lights, a Rotary sponsored event at Central Park Town Center, 975 Central Avenue.  Contact Susie Baird at aauwflagler1984@gmail.com if you plan to attend.

Saturday, January 7 – Reading Women – 11:00 am at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Florida Park Drive.  Book to be discussed – Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus. Contact Susie Baird if you would like to attend.

Saturday, January 14 

  • Board Meeting9:30 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.  All members welcome.  Contact President Ellie Bozzone at AAUWFlagler1984@gmail.com if you plan to attend.
  • General Meeting – 11:00 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.  Speaker Pat Ross, President of Daytona Beach Branch and Past President of AAUW Florida.  Ms. Ross will inform us about the Legacy Circle—AAUW’s recognition society for our beloved visionaries who are committed to advancing equity for women and girls long into the future.  Lunch will be available – $20 cash or check, $21 charge card. Includes soft drinks.  Menu options:  1) Fish (cod) and chips with tartar sauce and coleslaw.  2) Bowl of chili with rolls. 3) Cheddar burger with fries.  RSVP – Email Sally Smeaton at shsmeaton@gmail.com by Thursday, January 12 with your lunch choice.

Wednesday, January 25 – Just for Fun – Join us for a visit to the Lightner Museum in St. Augustine followed by lunch at the museum’s Cafe Alcazar.  We will carpool from the Staples/Beall’s Outlet parking lot – leaving at 10:00 am.  Tickets are $14.00 for Seniors 65+, $17.00 for other adults – will be available for purchase on site the day of the outing.  Invite your family members and friends!  Contact Gail Palmer at aauwflagler1984@gmail.com if you would like to attend.

Saturday, February 4 – Reading Women – 11:00 am at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Florida Park Drive.  Book to be discussed – Violeta by Isabelle Allende.  Contact Susie Baird if you would like to attend.

Saturday, February 11 

  • Board Meeting9:30 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.  All members welcome.  Contact President Ellie Bozzone at AAUWFlagler1984@gmail.com if you plan to attend.
  • General Meeting – 11:00 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.  Speaker – Floyd Phillips from the Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center, St. Augustine and Commissioner for the Gullah Geechee Historical Corridor.  He will talk about the Gullah Geechee people who descended from enslaved Africans from specific tribal groups in West Central Africa, (of present-day Angola) and Kizzi. The Gullah Geechee who lived on plantations from coastal North Carolina to Northeast Florida developed their own patois, hybrid religious beliefs, folklore and arts and spoke their own words in their own patterns and songs. Lunch will be available – $20 cash or check, $21 charge card.  Includes soft drinks.  Menu options: 1) Shrimp and corn bisque and BLT on Whole Wheat bread with chips and pickle.  2) Hot ham and cheddar puff pastry melt with fries. 3) Swiss burger with fries.  RSVP – Email Sally Smeaton at shsmeaton@gmail.com by Thursday, February 9 with your lunch choice.

Friday, February 24 – AAUW FL Northeast Regional Leadership Meeting – to be held in Daytona Beach at the Museum of Arts and Sciences, 352 South Nova Rd.  More information to follow.

Saturday, March 11 

  • Board Meeting – 9:30 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.  All members welcome.  Contact President Ellie Bozzone at AAUWFlagler1984@gmail.com if you plan to attend.
  • General Meeting – 11:00 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.  Speaker – Dr. Jess Kobryn, Assistant Dean of Students for Title IX, Flagler College, St. Augustine. She will speak about the 50th anniversary and the changing role of Title IX.  Lunch will be available – $20 cash or check, $21 charge card.  Includes soft drinks.  Menu options:  1) Tuna and bacon melt with provolone cheese on Rye bread with chips and pickle.  2) Chicken Tenders and fries with coleslaw.  3) Cheddar burger with onion rings, chips and pickle.  RSVP – Email Sally Smeaton at shsmeaton@gmail.com by Thursday, March 9 with your lunch choice.

Monday, March 13 – Wednesday, March 15 – AAUW Florida Lobby Days – Join AAUW members from across the state as we let Florida legislators know where AAUW Florida stands on important issues.  Register here

Wednesday, March 15 – Just for Fun Event – Recognition of Equal Pay Day Join us from 4:00 – 7:00 pm at JT’s Seafood Shack, 5524 N. Oceanshore Blvd, Palm Coast for an “UnHappy Hour” to mark Equal Pay Day 2023.  This symbolic day denotes how far into the year women must work to be paid what men were paid the previous year.  Equal Pay Day 2023 represents the current state of the gender pay gap:  84% for full-time workers and 77% for all workers (including part-time and seasonal.)  Susie Baird is our host for this event.  Be sure to wear red to show how far in the “RED” women’s pay is.

Wednesday, March 22 – Reading Women – 2:45 – 4:30 at the Flagler County Public Library, 2500 Palm Coast Parkway NW, Palm Coast.  The group will participate in the discussion of Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng, the book selected by the Flagler County Public Library for its annual Flagler Reads Together event.  Contact Susie Baird if you would like to attend.

Sunday, March 26 – Fundraiser at European Village Farmer’s Market – 12:00 to 4:00 pm at 101 Palm Harbor Parkway.  Save your yard sale items.  We need miscellaneous household items such as plants, books and jewelry to sell.  Volunteers are also needed to work the sale.

Thursday, March 30 – Daytona State College Women’s History Month Luncheon – The Advisory Board of the Falcon Hope Center (which was called the Women’s Center and later The Center for Women and Men) voted this year to honor AAUW at this annual event.  More information to follow.

Saturday, April 1 

  • Board Meeting – 9:30 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.  All members welcome.  Contact President Ellie Bozzone at AAUWFlagler1984@gmail.com if you plan to attend.
  • General Meeting – 11:00 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.  Dr. Michael Butler, Professor of History and Chair of Humanities at Flagler College in St. Augustine will speak about What is Academic Freedom and Why Does It Matter?   Lunch will be available – $20 cash or check, $21 charge card.  Includes soft drinks.  Menu options:  1) Player’s Salad with tuna, mixed greens, tomato, dried cranberries & feta cheese.  2) Roast Beef sandwich on rye with onion rings and pickle.  3) Provolone burger with fries.  RSVP – Email Sally Smeaton at shsmeaton@gmail.com by Thursday, April 6 with your lunch choice.

Saturday, April 8 – Reading Women – 11:00 am at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Florida Park Drive.  Book to be discussed – The Sweetness of Water by Nathan Harris.  Contact Susie Baird if you would like to attend. 

Saturday, May 6 – Reading Women – 11:00 am at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Florida Park Drive.  Book to be discussed – The Ghosts of Eden Park by Karen Abbott.  Contact Susie Baird if you would like to attend.

Saturday, May 13 

  • Board Meeting – 9:30 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.  All members welcome.  Contact President Ellie Bozzone at AAUWFlagler1984@gmail.com if you plan to attend.
  • General Meeting – 11:00 am at Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast.  Officer Installation and Scholarship Awards.  Entertainment provided by the Flagler Youth Orchestra.  Lunch will be available – $20 cash or check, $21 charge card.  Includes soft drinks.  Menu options:  1) Spaghetti and meatballs with salad and garlic bread.  2) Grilled chicken breast sandwich on a toasted roll with lettuce, tomato, mayo with fries and pickle.  RSVP – Email Sally Smeaton at shsmeaton@gmail.com by Thursday, May 11 with your lunch choice.

Wednesday, May 31 – Saturday, June 3 – NCCWSL, National Conference of College Women Student Leaders – held at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Tech Trek STEM Camp

  • Sunday, June 11th to Saturday, June 17th – camp to be held at Stetson University in Deland.
  • Sunday, June 18th to Saturday, June 24th – camp to be held at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter.

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