3rd Thursday – 6:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)
NOTE: Due to the pandemic, branch meetings in the fall will be conducted via Zoom, and the fall meeting time will be 7 pm. In 2021, the branch meetings will resume hopefully in person and will return to their regular time of Social time 6:00 pm and Meeting at 6:30 pm.
2020 Fall Meetings will be held via Zoom 7 pm
2021 meetings will be held at 6:30 pm (social time 6 pm) at:
Greenwood Forest Residents Club
12700 Champions Forest Drive, Houston, Texas 77066
(Champions Forest Drive south of FM1960/Cypress Creek Parkway)
A monthly reminder of the programs will be sent via email.
Thursday ANNUAL BRANCH MEMBERSHIP LUNCHEON
Sept. 17 via Zoom
12:30 p.m. Catered by The Whistle Stop Tea Room
Thursday DEBBIE JOHNSON: THE HOPE CENTER
Oct: 15 via Zoom 7:00 p.m.
Debbie Johnson of Hope Center Houston will speak on the changes that are happening in the homeless community due to the pandemic. She is in contact with the Coalition for the Homeless as they try to track COVID among the homeless and the possible increase in homelessness due to people losing their jobs. Debbie is one of the founders of Hope Center Houston and is a member of AAUW. She is Past President and V.P. of Development at Hope Center Houston.
Thursday DAY TRIP TO THE BROOKWOOD COMMUNITY
Oct. 29 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
Enjoy the nice fall weather as we daytrip to the Brookwood Community that provides educational, spiritual, social and vocational opportunities to adults with disabilities.
After the tour buy handcrafted items, beautiful plants and enjoy a delicious lunch. We will hear about the history, challenges and success stories of this educational, residential and entrepreneurial community. Don’t forget to sign up for the outing when the time comes! A Precinct 4 bus will provide transportation however, we do need a minimum of 20 people to use the Precinct 4 bus. Please meet at the Kroger at Cypresswood Dr. and Champion Forest Dr. to ride on the Precinct 4 bus.
NOTE: Trip may be cancelled due to Pandemic. Members will be notified by email if that becomes necessary.
Thursday CRISSIE CHENETTE, AMBASSADOR OF WINGS
Nov.19 via Zoom 7:00 p.m.
Crissie Chenette, Ambassador of WINGS, will present a program about WINGS Ministries. WINGS Ministries: Freedom Through Transformation is a non-profit ministry powered by a group of passionate volunteers who offer marginalized women HOPE for a transformed life by equipping them with work/life skills and a clear understanding of their true identity.
December NO MEETING
Thursday DIANE AND NICK MARSON – A STORY OF LOVE & HUMANITY
Jan. 21 6:30 p.m.
Theirs is a story of love and the goodness of humankind, which has been immortalized by the Broadway musical “Come From Away,” an award winning musical in both the US and the UK. They were strangers until circumstances brought them together. The story is set in the week following the September 11 attacks and tells the true story of what transpired when 38 planes were ordered to land unexpectedly in the small town of Gander in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, as part of Operation Yellow Ribbon. The characters in the musical are based on real Gander residents as well as some of the 7,000 stranded travelers they housed and fed.
February NO MEETING
Saturday NORTH HARRIS COUNTY AAUW ELEVENTH OUTSTANDING
Feb 27 WOMENS AWARDS – LUNCHEON AND COMMUNITY
10:00 a.m. GRANTS AWARD
Garden Room at Shirley Acres, 217 Woerner Road, Houston, Texas 77090
Remember come early and shop ‘til you drop!
Thursday POPPY NORTHCUTT: NASA ENGINEER / TEXAS ATTORNEY /
Mar. 18 WOMEN’S RIGHTS ACTIVIST
6:30 p.m. All systems are “go” at our March meeting when we will meet and listen to Poppy Northcutt who began her career as a trailblazing “computress” and then as an engineer for the technical staff on NASA’s Apollo Program during the space race. During the Apollo 8 mission, she became the first female engineer to work in NASA’s Mission Control. Ms. Northcutt graduated summa cum laude from the University of Houston Law Center becoming a criminal defense lawyer, specializing in women’s rights.
Thursday TOP 10 SCAMS FOR 2021 – JENNIFER SALAZAR, PROGRAM
Apr. 15 DIRECTOR OF THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU EDUCATION
6:30 p.m. FOUNDATION
Scam artists are skillful criminals, who successfully change their schemes on an ongoing basis to continue to steal money from their victims. The number of people caught in scams like foreign lotteries and the grandparent scam are increasing every day. Learn about the latest scams and how you can protect yourself from becoming a victim.
Thursday END OF YEAR BRANCH DINNER AND INSTALLATION OF NEW
May 20 OFFICERS.
6:00 p.m. Campioni Restaurant, 13850 Cutten Road, Houston, Texas