The American Association of University Women (AAUW), Oakdale Riverbank Escalon Branch, is holding its first membership meeting for 2017, on Thursday, Jan. 12, at 7 p.m. in Oakdale. Cheryl Brunk, Director of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, will be discussing the “Ten Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s”. She has been working with non-profit health organizations in the area over the last 30 years; most recently the last two years with the Alzheimer’s Association, and currently oversees 19 Walks by both the Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapters. Based on her affiliation with the Alzheimer’s Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research, she will be able to inform and advocate for the identification, prevention, and care of the disease. For more information about the location of this meeting and AAUW membership opportunities, call 209-838-2495.
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. Since 1881, AAUW has been one of the nation’s leading voices promoting education and equity for women and girls. AAUW has a nationwide network of more than 150,000 members and supporters, 1,000 branches, and 600 college/university institutional partners. Since AAUW’s founding 134 years ago, members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day – educational, social, economic, and political. AAUW’s commitment to educational equity is reflected in its public policy advocacy, community programs, leadership development, conventions and conferences, national partnerships, and international connections. For more information about the local branch log on to ore-ca.aauw.net, and for more information about the national organization AAUW, log on to www.aauw.org.