2019 – 2020  AAUW Branch Meeting Programs

Monthly on Tuesdays, 11:30 til 2 PM  at GoodWill Career Center, 1616 Patton Ave., Asheville 28806 unless otherwise specified.

For more information contact  Johanna Manasse  ( or (C)708-224-7199

October 22, 2019

WHO:  You and every other AAUW branch members and guest speaker Sarah Young

WHAT:  Protecting Our Children: The Guardian-ad-Litem Program. The strong focus on protecting our most vulnerable children coincides with the AAUW mission on promoting equity. Our youngest need the voice of those who have the strength, wisdom and stamina to advocate for them. Come ready to ask questions and chat with members who are involved in this program

WHERE:  Room 207 at the Goodwill Career Center, 1616 Patton Avenue, Asheville. Elevator available and lots of parking.

WHEN:  Tuesday, October 22, 11:30AM-2:00PM-ish. (That last half hour is for those who are still deeply involved in conversation and for those of us on the clean-up team.)

WHY:  Catch up on what’s happening in our committees and SIGs and find out what pertinent words President Pat Ashe has for us.

EXTRA WHY: This year there’s a monthly door prize for one attendee—a treasure lovingly selected at the Goodwill store

HOW: To reserve your spot and order your lunch choice, contact Pat Ashe (, 828.545.5426) or Johanna Manasse (, 708.224.7199) no later than noon, October 18. Be prepared to give us your DOB (required at Goodwill facility.)

HOW MUCH: Our set fee of $15 includes lunch, drinks and a small dessert. As customary, we respectfully request your payment upon arrival (checks payable to AAUW, exact change gratefully accepted. If you are absent, but reserved a lunch, we anticipate your sending your payment forthwith to Treasurer Susan Ikerd (7 Lee Ave, Asheville 28804). You can certainly attend without eating lunch too!

WHAT TO EAT: Pick one

  1. Green Goddess Cobb Salad with Chicken and baguette
  2. Fuji Apple Salad with Chicken and baguette
  3. Roasted Turkey and Avocado BLT Sandwich with chips
  4. Modern Caprese Sandwich with chips
  5. Napa Almond Chicken Salad Sandwich with chips

November 19, 2019

December-Special Surprise January 28, 2020 

February 25, 2020

March 27-28, 2020 AAUW NC State-wide meeting  (CANCELLED)

April 28, 2020

May Field Trip–date TBA


AAUW Asheville has 7 SIGs and 2 Committees  

SIG Coordinator: or 828-230-7113

Advocacy Group– Kitty Schaller

CAB Book Group- Anne Reis 269-492-5298 (C)

Film Buds-Beth Ellers 828-628-1834 (H)

Film Fans-Beth Johnson 828-299-7109 (H)

History Group-Sherry Brown 828-357-8455 (H)

Int’l Dining Group– Helen McClintock— or 828-424-8455.

Lunch Bunch– Sherry Brown 828-357-8455 (H)

Tea Time Book Group-Juanita Spanogle 828-258-0096 (H)

Webmaster – Molly Keeney 828-337-5044 (C)