Looking forward …


Annual Lunch and Silent Auction NCCWSL_webimage
Saturday, Nov. 15, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Clarion, 2703 Craig Rd., Eau Claire
Featuring presentation by students who attended the National Conference for Collegiate Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL)


Soup & Cinema
Saturday, January 24, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Home of Linda Spaeth, 2933 Putnam Glen Pl.,

cc image courtesy of Darwin Bell on Flickr

cc image by Darwin Bell on Flickr

Dinner & Forum: Temple Grandin –

Temple Grandin Lego set

Temple Grandin Lego set

Different Kinds of Minds Contribute to Society”
Tuesday, February 17
Dinner: 5:00 – 6:30 pm, Houligan’s, 415 S. Barstow St.
Forum: 7:30 – 9:00 pm, Schofield Auditorium, UWEC



February Program – “Campus Sexual Assault”
Monday, February 9, 6:30 p.m.  casalogo
Amanda Leiknes, Victim Services Coor., Center for Awareness of Sexual Assault & Chris Jorgenson, Director of the Women’s and LGBTQ Center, UW-Eau Claire
Location: TBA

March Program – “Immigration Reform”
Tuesday, March 10; 6:30 p.m
Vicki Seltun, attorney with Weld, Riley, Prenn & Ricci law firm of Eau Claire 10004014_10151986110936487_470496172426906183_n
Location: TBA

Equal Pay Day
Tuesday, April 14


Annual Business Meeting & Pie Social
Wednesday, April 22; 6:30 p.m.
Home of Margaret Melrose,
5650 Pinewood Rd., Eau Claire
Featuring Miriam Carr, chemist and Eau Claire native who worked with the Manhattan Project in Washington D.C. for 15 months in 1944 and 1945

AAUW State Convention
Friday, April 24 – Saturday, April 25
Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake

Spring Celebration
Monday, May 4, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
From the Vine Wine Room, 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Kick Off Time!

Mix, mingle, buy a glass of wine, and learnimage what you can look forward to in the coming year of AAUW-Eau Claire events and action! Hear about the new UW-Eau Claire $tart $mart program aimed at empowering college women who are starting their careers to overcome the gender wage gap and teach them to negotiate for fair and equitable salaries upon graduation.

Sunday, September 7, 2014
2:00-4:00 pm
From the Vine Wine Room
2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire, WI 54701

Light hors d’oeuvres will be provided. Cash bar.

Upcoming Speaker: Jenny Almquist, Fierce Freedom

AAUW-Eau Claire welcomes Jenny Almquist, founder and executive director of Fierce Freedom, a local advocacy organization dedicated to ending domestic human trafficking. Learn more about human trafficking in the United States and Wisconsin, and find out how local activists are taking action on this problem.

Domestic Human Trafficking

Speaker: Jenny Almquist, Fierce Freedom

Date and time: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 6:30 pm

Location: UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, Third Floor, Room 330A (Ojibwe Room A) (map of the Davies Center)

Any parking space in the lot adjacent to the Davies Center is available after 6:00 pm.


Soup & Cinema

Andy Warhol's

Andy Warhol’s “Campbell’s Soup Cans”

Our tastiest, most popular annual event is coming up!

Soup & Cinema

Saturday, January 18

11:00 am-2:00 pm

Home of Linda Spaeth (see your membership booklet for address information)

First, we’ll enjoy a selection of homemade soups, breads, and desserts. You’ll hear some updates from the board about AAUW’s spring activities. And then we’ll gather for this year’s film:

The Purity Myth: The Virginity Movement’s War on Women

Watch a trailer for the documentary here

We hope to see our members there!

Annual Lunch & Silent Auction

Join AAUW-Eau Claire for our annual Holiday Lunch & Silent Auction

Invite a friend and join us for a lovely lunch, an exceptional silent auction, and thoughtful comments from a recipient of our branch’s scholarship to attend the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCSWL)!

RSVP with entrée choice by November 1, 2013 to aauweauclaire@gmail.com

Saturday, November 9, 2013

11:00 AM-1:30 PM

Lunch served at 11:45 AM

Auction closes at 1:15 PM

Clarion Hotel Campus Area (formerly the Holiday Inn Campus Area)

2703 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 per person (please bring cash or check)

Lunch Menu

Choose one of  the following entrees:

Spinach Tortellini

Roasted garlic and spinach filled tortellini tossed with sun dried tomatoes in a tomato garlic cream sauce. Garnished with fresh Parmesan cheese.

Chicken a la King

Boneless chicken breast with fresh garden vegetables simmered in a savory sauce and presented in a puff pastry boat. Served with a side of fruit.

Entrees will be served with a house salad, fresh bread, and coffee or hot tea.

Cocktail servers will take orders on a cash basis.

Would you like to contribute an auction item? Email aauweauclaire@gmail.com with details about your contribution!

Book Sale volunteers needed (2013 – request expired)

Our Annual Used Book Sale is coming up: Oct 11-13.     booksalesliver

We are in need of members to help with the following:

  • Sorting:  Every Wednesday night sorters meet at Lois Helland’s home.  Or you can sort on your own any day, during reasonable hours
  • Farmer’s Market:  On Sept. 28, we need 6 volunteers to pass out postcards outside the Farmer’s Market in one hour shifts
  • Pre-sale Set-up:  On the days leading up to the sale, we need help with set up
  • Book sale shifts: On sale days, we need volunteers to man the cash registers, straighten the books, and help with the last day “clean up.”

For information on this or to volunteer, email aauweauclaire@gmail.com or contact Nadine Jentzsch directly.