Join Racine AAUW members on Tuesday, Dec. 3, for A Night of Traditional North American Storytelling to Celebrate the Winter Solstice with David and Amy Maack.

The meeting takes place at the Racine Marriott Hotel with dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the program at 7:30 p.m. To make a reservation, send a $23 check, made out to Racine AAUW, to Pat Holt, P.O. Box 214 Somers, WI 53171 by Nov. 27.

Come early and start your holiday shopping at the craft fair, which starts at 5:30 p.m.

The program can be attended free of charge, but reservations are requested; call (262) 859-3085.

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) advances equity for all women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. AAUW members belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers to give all women a fair chance.

For more information about Racine AAUW, go to www.racineaauw.org or www.facebook.com/racineaauw.

Book sale thank you

Thank you to everyone who donated to and bought books from our recent fall used book sale. The spring sale is scheduled for May 2-4 and 9-10 in the lower level of CVS Pharmacy, 1122 West Blvd.

For more information, call (262) 632-6341 or email aauwracine@hotmail.com.

Gateway Holiday Gifting and Craft Fair

Look for us at the Gateway Holiday Gifting and Craft Fair on Dec. 7 at Gateway Technical College’s Kenosha campus, where we’ll be selling handcrafted items to raise money for higher education for women.

We’ll be sharing a booth with MayaWorks, a fair-trade nonprofit that supports women and girls in Guatemala.

Scholarships

Information on the scholarships that Racine AAUW offers Racine County women pursuing degrees at two- and four-year colleges will be coming out soon. Keep an eye on the local media and www.racineaauw.org.

On the state level, AAUW-WI is offering two $500 scholarships for Wisconsin student women leaders who would benefit from attending the annual National Conference for College Women Student Leaders being held June 5-7 at the University of Maryland-College Park.

Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for nominations; candidates must be nominated by an AAUW branch with a limit of one nominee per branch. Eligible nominees must be currently enrolled in a program leading to an associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree at a technical college or other two- or four-year public or private college.

For more information, go to www.aauw.org or email donna.weidman@gmail.com. Nominations must be made by Dec. 15.

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