Recent Meetings and News
Here’s some information about past meetings and events:
Saturday, January 20, 2018 AAUW LV Luncheon Meeting at the Main Street Station Social Club
Program: Linda Smith, President of the Nevada Test Site Historical Foundation
Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 11:30 am — AAUW LV Luncheon Meeting at the Main Street Station Social Club
Program: Linda Kass from High Desert International Film Festival®
Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 11:30 am — AAUW LV Luncheon Meeting at the Main Street Station Social Club. Dr. Jeffrey Geihs, School Associate Superintendent, Clark County School District Turnaround Zone shared the successes of this innovative program.
Sunday, April 23, 2017 from 2-4 pm was our Spring Garden Tea, hosted by President Susan Marlowe at her beautiful home in Mountain’s Edge. It was a fun event with great food and socializing with AAUW friends and guest.
Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 11:30 am — AAUW LV Luncheon Meeting at the Main Street Station Social Club
Program: Installation of Officers and Speaker, Edward C. “Chief” Norton II, CPP, founder of Norton Consulting & Investigations. He informed us about his private investigation work, and shared a bit of Las Vegas intrigue and some tips on how we can help keep our neighborhoods and communities safe
Saturday, June 10, 2017 — Bridge Marathon Wrap Party
August 6, 2017 — Summer Ice Cream Social at Kae’s house. A refreshing get together of friends with great food and a bit of entertainment along with the socializing.
Saturday, September, 2017 at 11:30 am — AAUW LV Luncheon Meeting at the Main Street Station Social Club.
Program: Our speaker was be Coach Kathy Olivier, UNLV Women’s Basketball Head Coach.
Saturday, November 11, 2017 AAUW LV Luncheon Meeting at the Main Street Station.
Annual Bazaar (silent auction to fund local scholarships) and Special Entertainment by the president of a local Writer’s Guild. There were more than 75 silent auction items (gift baskets, gift certificates, homemade baked goods,…!) And there were door prizes, too!
Saturday, January 9 at 11:30 am we held the Monthly Meeting and Luncheon at the Main Street Station.
The Honorable Cheryl Moss, Family Court Judge and President of AAUW Las Vegas, spoke about the Las Vegas Court System. The group held a memorial for past president Charlene Bolyard.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 6:30 pm — AAUW LV West supported the Nevada Women’s Lobby Nevada Women’s Lobby event honoring some AAUW members.
Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 11:30 am — AAUW LV Luncheon Meeting at the Main Street Station
Program: Michael Dimengo, CEO of The Center serving the LGBT community of Las Vegas
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 6:30 pm — AAUW LV West Meeting at the Innevations Center, 3rd floor
Program: Turning your Passion into a Paycheck! Author Trina Boyce and Heidi Peters, a Communications Strategist, will give us tips on how to do what we love and get paid for it.
Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 11:30 am — AAUW LV Installation and Meeting at the Main Street Station
Program: Daliah Wachs, MD, is also known as “Dr. Daliah” from her top-rated radio show. She’s starting another career adventure at the newest medical program in Las Vegas and will share information about this innovative program and, as always, answer questions.
May 16 Tour at Channel 8 TV Studio
Friday and Saturday, May 20-22, 2016 — Boulder City hosts the AAUW State Convention at the Boulder Dam Hotel. Register by May 5th!
We are honored that Alicia Hetman, Vice President of AAUW, will be with us throughout the entire convention. What a fantastic way to meet a national leader up close and personal. We will also be graced with Sarah Blithe PHD, University of Nevada, speaking about “Gender Equality as it Relates to Work-Life Balance”. Hear about the Nevada Coalition for Women’s Equity, a group of women’s organizations working toward the passage of the paycheck fairness act at the 2017 legislative session (AAUW Nevada was the founding member of this Coalition). Check our website at http://aauw-nv.aauw.net/ to see the complete program.
May 23 Book Club I THE NIGHTINGALE
May 25 Book Club II HELGA’S DIARY
Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 11:30 am — AAUW LV met for lunch at the Main Street Station Social Club and to Meet the Candidates! AAUW Las Vegas is non-partisan as an organization, but are members are very involved in getting out the vote and advocacy. All Nevada candidates who will be on the ballot this Fall were be invited and many came to introduce themselves to us at this luncheon meeting.
Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 11:30 am — AAUW LV Luncheon Meeting at the Main Street Station Pullman Room
Program: Our Annual Silent Auction for wonderful gift baskets, certificates, baked goods, and more….to benefit Local Scholarships. Our speaker was the chairman of the Never Give Up Foundation.
Saturday, December 3rd at 11 am. Field Trip to V Village, 1150 Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89104. V Village is a retrofitted motel that houses U.S. Veterans and offers comprehensive medical care and mental health care. Lunch followed at a local restaurant.
December 10 AAUW Las Vegas Christmas Party at Kae’s home from 1-4 p.m. Bring a favorite hors d’oeuvres and a wrapped white elephant gift.
December 12 Boulder City Home Tour 1-4 p.m. Call Laura Pyzer for tickets!
On Monday, January 19, 2015 at 11:30 am we met at the Bellagio Atrium for lunch in the adjacent Tea Room. After lunch, those who wanted to view the Faberge Egg Display enjoyed the exhibit.
Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 11:30 am Monthly Meeting and Luncheon at Teddie Brewer’s house
Topic: Valentine’s Day Social (networking and prizes). Join us for this special event where we can socialize with AAUW friends.
February 22 & 23, 2015 (Sunday & Monday) Nevada Women’s Lobby Grassroots Lobby Days (GLD) in Carson City. Grassroots Lobby Days has been an effective and respected event since its inception in 1991 and the Nevada Women’s Lobby needs your financial help as a sponsor in 2015. To learn more about this event visit http://www.nevadawomenslobby.org/grassroots-lobby-days-2/
On Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 11:30 am, we held our Monthly Meeting and Luncheon at Main Street Station
Topic: Human Trafficking, Gwendolyn “Lou” Pascoe, will lead the panel of experts.
Cost: $20 for lunch and program
RSVP to our reservation hotline: (702) 594-2929
More details about our March program: Gwendolyn “Lou” Pascoe has devoted much of her life to public service and safety. As Director for the Southern Nevada Human Trafficking Task Force, a program of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Lou provides leadership and administration of the Task Force to accomplish its mission to combat all forms of trafficking – sex trafficking and labor trafficking. Lou promotes a multi-disciplinary approach to achieving the mission by engaging local, state, and federal agencies and non-governmental organizations in a collaborative effort. Congressman Joe Heck sent a representative to report on the progress of Enhancing Services for Runaway and Homeless Victims for Youth Trafficking Act of 2015 (H.R. 468). Dianna Morgan from Vegas PBS discussed the special report it produced on this important issue. To view special reports on this issue, see:
Sex Trafficking: It’s Our Business: http://video.vegaspbs.org/video/2365414479/
A Path Appears: http://apathappears.org/film/
On Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 11:30 am, AAUW LV teamed with League of Women Voters, Las Vegas Valley for a joint meeting at the Main Street Station. Catherine Cortez Masto has agreed to speak at the event, but cancelled on the day before the meeting. Dr. Barbara Atkinson, Planning Dean of the UNLV School of Medicine, presented an excellent program about the new program and ways we can assist with this worthy project. http://news.unlv.edu/article/qa-dr-barbara-Atkinson
On Saturday, September 12, 2015, 11:30 am at the Main Street Station, Pullman Room, Patricia Martinelli Price, from Pulidor Foundation, spoke about Indians of Nevada—Spirit of Nations.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 6:00 pm — AAUW LV West Meeting
Location: Enterprise Library at 25 E Shelbourne Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89123 (just south of Windmill/Blue Diamond on Las Vegas Blvd).
Program: This was a new meeting time for AAUW Las Vegas and AAUW Boulder City members who want to meet in the evening. We’ll be discussing speakers and getting to know each other at this first meeting. Friends/guests are welcome.
Saturday, October 17, 2015 11:00 am— Let’s Get Together Outing!
Tour of the Neon Boneyard and Lunch
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 6:00 pm AAUW LV West Meeting
Location: Innevations—6795 S Edmond St, Las Vegas, NV 89118 (Between Jones and Decatur off of Roy Horn Way south of 215)
Program: Pay Equity
Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 11:30 am — AAUW LV Annual Scholarship Fundraiser
Location: Main Street Station, Social Room, 200 N Main St, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Program: Holiday Gift Bazaar and Special Speaker, TV Anchorwoman Paula Francis