Welcome to the Tucson (AZ) Branch of AAUW!

Current Events



FEBRUARY 21, 2017

9:00 AM TO 2:20 PM


    • 9:00 am to 9:46 am. Historic Supreme Court Chambers – Meet and Greet
      AZ List, new legislators and their staff are invited for coffee and donuts
      9:45 am. Move to Historic Senate Chambers
    • 10:00 am. Discussion of Women’s Health and Equal Pay
      Katie Hobbs, Senate Minority Leader
      Jodi LIggett, Planned Parenthood, VP of Public Affairs
    • 11:00 am. New Voices in the Arizona Legislature
      Representative J.D. Mesnard,
       Speaker of the House, District, Dist. 17
      Representative Paul Boyer, Chairman of the House Education Committee, Dist. 20
      State Senator Sean Bowie, Dist. 18
      Topics: AZ Education Funding / Empowerment Vouchers and Electoral College Reform
    • 12:00 Lunch Break or meet with your Legislators, and/or sit in on committee hearings
    • 1:45 pm. Meet in Courtyard to divide up for Introduction in both Legislative Houses as a group at 2:00 pm

Space is limited, so please email Jane Adrian at legislativeday@aauwarizona.org if you plan to attend.

       Virginia Palmer       Memorial Scholarship Annual Tea

 When: Saturday, March 25,  1:00pm – 2:30pm            Where: Rincon Congregational Church Fellowship                      Hall 122 N Craycroft Road, Tucson AZ                       Guests: Members are encouraged to bring a                                                non-member guest                               Admission at the door: $10 per person and one teacup per person for your personal use

 Fundraising: Donations may be made to the AAUW-Tucson Branch VPMS Fund or to the VPMS Endowment Fund established with Pima Community College


Thanks to AAUW-Tucson Branch members generous donations and participation in preparing for and attending this event, the annual VPMS Tea has been one of the branchs most successful and rewarding events. AAUW-Tucson Branch most recently awarded scholarships of $500 per semester to each of three eligible candidates attending Pima Community College. THANK YOU, branch members! (One, Kerry Maller, graduated in the Fall.)

The committee is asking for your help for the March 25th tea!

  • Volunteers are needed to share their culinary skills with finger foods in the following categories: tea sandwiches, fruit plates or baked goods (cookies, squares, etc.).                (Please bring your plated culinary creations on the day of the event.)

Please contact Betty Jett at ejett@mac.com or 520-331-4651 to volunteer  for goodies.

  • Also needed: 2 greeters, 4 people to assist at the tea goodies table and pouring of tea, and four people to assist in setup and takedown of Fellowship Hall. 

Please contact Carol Dow at canntuc@gmail.com or 886-0810 to volunteer to help.

Thank you for your ongoing support of the Virginia Palmer Memorial Scholarship!

                                   Annual SARSEF K – 12 Science Fair                                 AAUW Tucson Branch Needs Judges and Volunteers

*March 29th – April 1st SARSEF K-12 Science Fair — Tucson Convention Center. SARSEF week volunteers: can you help Wednesday through Saturday! To volunteer to help at the fair sign up at  sarsef.org click on Volunteers it the top bar. Parking is free.

*March 30 –SARSEF 7:00 AM –1:00PM   AAUW — Tucson Branch Sponsored Judging Team, Middle School Grades 6-8, at the Tucson Convention Center. Parking is free, breakfast and lunch are provided.  For more information contact Betty Jett at ejett@mac.com or 520-331-4651 or go to sarsef.org and click on Judges in the top bar 


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