Recent Meetings and News
Here’s some information about past meetings and events:
Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 11:30 am AAUW LV Luncheon Meeting at Bottega Exchange at 6675 S Tenaya Way, Suite 200, Las Vegas 89113.
Program: Nathan Tannenbaum, Morning Traffic Anchor, Channel 8 News. Nate has been a popular television and radio personality since arriving from Colorado in 1989. He’s been named Best TV Weathercaster in the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas” reader’s poll seven times. He is also well-known for his work with community organizations large and small, as well as hundreds of school visits down through the years.
Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 11:30 am AAUW LV Luncheon Meeting. Amelia Pak-Harvey, Education Reporter, Las Vegas Review Journal. Amelia covers K-12 education for the Review-Journal, where she came after covering education for two years at the Lowell Sun in Lowell, Massachusetts. She is a Boston University graduate with degrees in political science and journalism, and her awards include first place in education reporting from the New England Newspaper and Press Association.
Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 11:30 am AAUW LV Luncheon Meeting at the Main Street Station Social Hall
Program: Barbara Ellen Talisman, CFRE, Executive Director, CSN Foundation. Barbara has more than 25 years of experience in fundraising and nonprofit management. She has been honored to share her experience, best practices, shared success with those with whom she works and at conferences in the US and beyond.
Saturday, May 18, 2019 AAUW LV Luncheon Meeting at the Main Street Station Social Hall
Program: Dr. Jeff Grandy from the Mayor Gifts Office at PBS and installation of new officers.
Saturday, February 16, 2019 AAUW LV Luncheon Meeting at the Main Street Station Social Hall.
Program: Las Vegas Philharmonic Conductor Donato Cabraro regarding the intricacies of conducting and how a pice of music can be interpretted differently by each conductor.
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, March 17, 2018 AAUW LV Luncheon Meeting at the Main Street Station Social Club
Program: Being Present in the Moment, Judi Moreo, Speaker and Author
Saturday, May 19, 2018 AAUW LV Luncheon Meeting at the Main Street Station Social Club
Program: Fiona Carmichael will speak about her harrowing escape from Harare, Zimbabwe with her 2 young sons in the early 1980s after the Dictator Robert Mugabe illegally took over the country in Africa which was formerly Southern Rhodesia.
Saturday, September 15, 2018 AAUW LV Luncheon Meeting at the Main Street Station Social Club (at 200 North Main Street. Parking is free for guests attending events, so please bring your parking voucher to the meeting so we can get it validated for free parking).
Program: Meet the Candidates! Every September, AAUW LV invites candidates who will be on Clark County Election ballots (in State and Local elections) to address our members and guests. AAUW has a long history of being non-partisan, but politically active. We influence blocks of votes, so we usually have many of the candidates come to answer questions and offer short messages at our luncheon meeting.
Saturday, October 20, 2018 AAUW LV Luncheon Meeting at the Main Street Station Social Hall
Program: Chris Giunchigliani, Clark County Commission addressed us. Then we discussed the many interest groups in AAUW Las Vegas.
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!