You are invited to
A Suffragist Soirèe Celebrating 100 Years of Voting Rights through Music and Dramatic Readings.
Sunday February 2, 3:00 p.m. Gorell Recital Hal. Free admission. Open to the public.
Come hear words and music by Suffrage Era Women – “The March of the Women” by Ethel Smyth promoted by Emmeline Pankhurst, the words of Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth, Ida B. Wells, and Indiana’s own Jane Leonard and composer Gladys Fisher, along with classical, blues, and jazz selections by courageous women composers of the Suffrage era. Featuring AAUW and IUP performers – Sarah Mantel, & Mary Jo Bowes, AAUW Soirèe Coordinators, Gretchen Barbor, Stanley Chepaitis, Lillian Clemons, Evan Engelstad, Mary Logan-Hastings, Patricia Holmes, Julianne Laird, Elary Mede, Carl Rahkonen, Susan Wheatley, and IUP music faculty/students. A “Suffragist Tea” reception will follow in the Blue Room, with Charlotte Manges, hostess.
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Highlights of our Fall Activities –
AAUW’s fall luncheon featured guest speaker, Patricia Ulbrich on the “In Sisterhood – The Women’s Movement in Pittsburgh. Saturday, Sept 28
“Patricia Ulbrich, Ph.D. is director and producer of the In Sisterhood Project to document the history of Pittsburgh’s role in the wider movement. Dr. Ulbrich’s research has focused women’s issues, including how individuals’ race, class and gender shape their life chances. She was active in Sociologists for Women in Society and recipient of their Feminist Activist Award. The luncheon will also highlight the work of AAUW’s 2019 Scholarship winners.
SUFFRAGISTS: marched in the IUP Homecoming Parade on Oct 5, 2019 AAUW members and Indiana County Women who participated wearing suffragette banners or dress of famous Women Suffrage personalities. Thank you, Lillian Clemons, AAUW Parade Chair. See our Homecoming Flyer
Nov. 3, 2019, 5:00 pm “All-About-Women” Trivia night at Spaghetti Benders
Mary Jo Bowes, trivia facilitator.
√ NOTE: Next AAUW Board Meeting
Tues, January 21, 12:30. 203 Greenview Ct.
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