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 Pam Ahrens and Linda Anderson.
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
AAUW Kick Off Meeting
Tuesday, September 10, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Please join us as we kick off the new year of AAUW activities! Sign up for the Interest Groups and Special Projects you want to be involved with prior to dinner in the Fireplace Foyer and get updates on AAUW Boise. This is an opportunity to connect with old friends and make new ones and to share stories and laughter!
NOTE: Members looking for more specific Interest Group meeting information should check the Members Only page for the current month’s calendar and newsletter. Members may contact any board member for the Members Only password.
Mark your calendar, the 2019 – 2020 meetings have been scheduled.
Oct 8, 2019 – 5 p.m.
Nov 12, 2019 – 5 p.m.
Dec 7, 2019 – 11 a.m.
Jan 14, 2020 – 11 a.m.
Feb 11, 2020 – 11 a.m.
Mar 10, 2020 – 5 p.m.
Apr 14, 2020 – 5 p.m.
May 16, 2020 – 11 a.m.
2018-19 meetings that have taken place are listed below for reference.
Thursday, April, 18, 2019, 5:00 p.m – 7:00 p.m.
Health and Exercise
Dr. Matthew Nelson will fill us in on the health benefits of different types of exercise, the importance of reasonable goals, and balancing physical activity with nutrition.
Thursday, March 14, 2019, 5:00 p.m – 7:00 p.m.
Faces of Hope Victims’ Center
Dina Denney, a crisis counselor Faces of hope Victims’ Center, discussed how the center meets the medical, legal, safety, educational, and basic needs of individuals and families affected by domestic violence in the Treasure Valley.
Thursday, February 15, 2019 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Workforce Development in Idaho: Connecting Education to Careers
Wendy Secrist, executive director, discussed the challenges facing Idaho’s economy from a workforce and education perspective and presented the opportunities to better connect education to careers in Idaho.
Thursday, January 10, 2019 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Big Brothers, Big Sisters of SW Idaho
Emily Johnson, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters, shared how this high impact program works and filled us in on both school and community based programs.
Saturday, December 8, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
A festive holiday luncheon and Artisans for Hope holiday market was held to celebrate the holidays.
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.