UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS
Support The PCC Scholarship Fund & Buy a new piece of clothing for your wardrobe
Paloma Clothing is supporting our AAUW PCC Scholarship Fund by offering us a 10% discount on an item and then matching and then contributing that 10% to our scholarship fund!! Shop anytime between now and the end of May, show them this page and identify yourself as an AAUW member. Thanks to Paloma Clothing…..a favorite Portland boutique……for their generous support!!
Paloma clothing is located at 6316 SW Capitol Hwy Portland, OR in the Hillsdale Shopping Center. You may call them at 503-387-5602. You can also check out their website at www.palomaclothing.com/
If you have any questions about this fundraiser, feel free to call Judy Holt 503-387-5602
save the date - annual summer picnic - Sunday August 13
Mark your calendars for the 2017 annual branch picnic. This is a great opportunity to bring your family and friends to a fun branch event. More information will be posted as we get closer to the date so continue to check back.
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Portland Metro Fire Camp for Young Women is Taking Applications
Know a young woman who wants to learn about the fire service from firefighters? Tell them about the Portland Metro Fire Camp for Young Women. Applications are being taken now. This free camp runs July 7, 8, and 9 and is open for women 16 - 20 years old.
This three-day camp is an opportunity to experience the unique aspects of being a firefighter. Work stations will include: Search and rescue, Jaws of Life operation, Climbing the aerial ladder, Fire hose operation, Forcing doors. The deadline to apply is Sunday June 4th.
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OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST
The 2017 AAUW National Election is open! The voting process has been simplified by providing you with a personalized email with a unique voting link. Watch for it!
Issues on the ballot this year include gun violence and AAUW’s membership requirement. Vote on candidates for the AAUW Board of Directors, amendments to the AAUW Bylaws, proposed resolutions, and proposed changes to the AAUW Public Policy Program. Details about the candidates and ballot issues are available on the website and in your spring Outlook magazine.
As with any election, you are shaping the future. Your vote is your voice, and I hope you participate in this important process. Some important dates to remember:
May 29th: Paper ballots must be postmarked by this date to be counted
June 15th, 9:00 pm ET: Online voting ends
NEW Leadership Oregon (NLO) Friends Night Celebration
Monday June 26, 5:30 - 8:00 pm
PSU Campus - Room TBD
You're invited to the annual NLO Celebration where you will network and celebrate alongside our 14th NEW Leadership Oregon class, a PSU women’s leadership program for college students of all ages. Spend an evening with this year's Class of 35 incredible women from across our state, past NLO Alumnae, and community supporters and listen to their personal stories about overcoming barriers as they begin their journey to personal empowerment. To learn more about NLO, check out their website at www.pdx.edu/womens-leadership/new-leadership-oregon
NO MORE - National Anti-Violence Summit
June 2-3, 2017
Hilton Vancouver Hotel and Conference Center
NO MORE is a unifying public awareness and engagement campaign focused on ending domestic violence and sexual assault. Using its signature blue symbol to increase visibility and foster greater dialogue, NO MORE seeks to break social stigma, normalize the conversation around domestic violence and sexual assault, and increase resources to address these urgent issues. For more information and a list of speakers, please click here
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