General branch meetings (open to the public), fundraisers and other upcoming special events are posted here. For more information about a particular meeting or event, please consult your current newsletter (see sidebar), or contact Program VPs Norma Lloyd and Carolyn Moore.
New branch officers begin their term and the new calendar year begins on July 1, 2018; regular branch meetings will resume in the fall. The 2018-19 general meeting calendar dates are listed below. Speakers and further details, including registration links, will be added as information becomes available.
Boise Area Branch Meetings and Special Events
General meetings are held at:
The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W Chinden Blvd, Boise
Food service and attendance require reservation and pre-payment; register here prior to the next meeting
HOLIDAY LUNCHEON, Saturday, December 8, 2018
No-host bar at 11:00 a.m. Lunch at 12:00 pm. in the Juniper Room
Ring in the Holidays with AAUW
Don your holiday apparel and join us for a festive holiday lunch on Saturday, December 8th from 11:00 to 1:00 in the Juniper Room at the Riverside Hotel. From 11:00 to noon, enjoy your friends and meet new friends while you listen to jazz guitarist Ben Burdick and imbibe some holiday cheer at the no-host bar. Lunch will be served at noon, and the seating for this convivial event is OPEN!
In addition to the camaraderie, you can shop! Artisans for Hope will open a holiday shop exclusively for AAUW members. Get a head start on your holiday shopping and support Boise’s refugee artisans. 75% of the purchase price of each product is returned to its maker. Artisans for Hope not only gives these artisans some pocket money but, more importantly, a place where they feel valued and safe. Buying a handmade product from Artisans for Hope does so much more than check off a box on your Christmas list!
Fabulous food, delicious drink, fantastic friends, marvelous music, spectacular shopping—let’s start the celebration!
Monday, November 19, 7:00 p.m.
Boise State University Women’s Basketball Game
Please join us for a special evening as the Boise State University women’s basketball team takes on the nationally-ranked Louisville Cardinals. Boise State coach Gordy Presnell said the game will be “one of the biggest home games in my (14 year) tenure here.” Admission is FREE for all AAUW members and their families. You must RSVP for this event by clicking below.
Saturday, December 8, 11:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 10, 11:00 a.m. — 1 p.m.
Big Brothers, Big Sisters
Thursday, February 14, 11:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.
Workforce Development in Idaho
Thursday, March 14, 5:30 p.m. — 7:00 p.m.
Faces of Hope Victims Center
Thursday, April 18, 5:30 p.m. — 7:00 p.m.
Annual Business Meeting; Project Recognition Awards; Health Benefits of Various Exercise Programs
Saturday, May 11, 11:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.
Luncheon, Silent Auction, Officer Installation
2018-19 meetings that have taken place are listed below for reference.
Wednesday, November 7, 5:30 p.m. — 7:00 p.m.
Come hear Shannon Decker, the executive director of the Speedy Foundation, speak about the resources available in Idaho for suicide prevention.
Wednesday, October 17, 5:00 p.m. — 7:00 p.m.
Ada County Commissioner Candidate Forum
Meet the candidates: Kendra Kenyon, District 3; Diana Lachiondo, District 1; Jim Tibbs, District 1 (pending); Sharon Ullman, District 3
Saturday, September 8, 2018 – 11 a.m. — 1 p.m.
Welcome Back Luncheon
Enjoy a special visit with Amelia Jenks Bloomer as portrayed by Janet Worthington.