UPCOMING LOCAL AAUW EVENTS:
The Danville-Alamo-Walnut Creek branch presents its 12th Annual Holiday Home Tour, showcasing five beautiful and festively decorated homes in the Danville and Diablo area. Your ticket purchase will help send local middle school girls to a one-week Tech Trek STEM camp at Sonoma State University. It will also provide funds to help local women finish their college education.
Tickets are $35 each through December 2 and $40 thereafter.
To purchase online: Visit the Holiday Home Tour webpage on the branch’s website.
To purchase via US Mail: Send a check postmarked by December 2nd payable to Danville-Alamo-Walnut Creek AAUW with a self-addressed stamped #10 business size envelope to: AAUW Holiday Home Tour, P.O. Box 996, Alamo, CA 94507.
To purchase in person: Visit East Bay Flower Company, 206 Sycamore Valley Road West (Danville Livery) Mon-Sat 9-5. (cash or check only).
Please, no children under 12 or pets. Tour tickets are not tax deductible.
Saturday, January 21, 2017; doors open at 6:15 pm, play begins promptly at 7 pm
The Benicia-Vallejo AAUW branch presents BUNCO NIGHT. Enjoy a fun game, good food, and a silent auction to raise funds for Tech Trek scholarships and branch programs. The event will be held at the Benicia Senior Center, 187 East L Street, Benicia. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $15 or at the door for $20. To purchase advanced tickets, mail a check made out to “Benicia-Vallejo AAUW” to PO Box 1876, Benicia, CA 94510.
Saturday, January 28, 10 am
The Danville-Alamo-Walnut Creek branch presents “Foster Care: Local Challenges, Disadvantages, Successes” featuring speaker Paulina Astafuroff. Paulina will share her personal story and experiences while growing up in the foster care system, transitioning out of the system, and finding her way to UC Berkeley, where she is currently enrolled. She will also speak to us about how the foster care system works and what challenges girls in particular face during and after their foster care experience.