Welcome to AAUW Wytheville, VA!

WELCOME to our branch of AAUW.  Our meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month.  Our branch does not hold meetings during the summer months.  Unless otherwise noted, meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. at the St. John’s Episcopal Church, Fellowship Room, 275 East Main Street Wytheville, Virginia.  Below are some of the programs and events our branch sponsors.

Scholarship Recipient

Click here for more information about our scholarship fund.  Pictured with our President Sarah Ashbury is our 2017 recipient Virginia Bueller. Virginia (Ginny) plans to attend college in the fall to pursue a Bachelors of Science degree in social work.

Our  Middle School STEM program at Wytheville Community College 

Our branch partners with Wytheville Community College to hold a special event for Middle School girls.

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(Scholarship Fundraiser)

This year’s Fundraiser is a raffle for two guests to stay at the Edith Bolling Wilson hotel and a dinner voucher to Graze on Main (local restaurant inside the hotel)

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 Voting Registration for our Community

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Decorating and Displaying at Wythe County Public Library in December

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AAUW’s Meeting at the Edith Bolling Wilson Museum

In April, IMG_1144our local AAUW branch  had an opportunity to visit the Edith Bolling Wilson museum. Edith Bolling Galt Wilson, second wife of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson, was First Lady of the United States from 1915 to 1921.  While Mrs. Wilson publicly minimized publicly  minimized her involvement in the affairs of state, her stewardship of governmental duties earned her such labels as “The Secret President” and “The First Woman President’ she is one of the most influential and historically significant women of the twentieth century. Here is a link to learn more:  http://edithbollingwilson.org/

International Dinner at the Wytheville Golf Club

 

 

Each year our branch hosts an annual dinner which includes an international program .  This year’s event was about Australia and New Zealand.  Our speakers,  who traveled to Australia and New Zealand  gave a wonderful presentation.  Click here for more information about their current travels as well as former speakers at our International dinner.

Where We are Located:

The Wytheville  branch of the AAUW is located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia. Our members  are  diverse, educated, creative, conscientious, and often adventurous group that includes several generations of teachers, executives, writers, and community leaders (to name a few). We invite you to join us in our pursuits to fulfill AAUW’s mission of promoting equity for all women and girls, through advocacy, education,  philanthropy, and research.

What We Offer:

  • Fellowship and community with like-minded people
  • Educational and thought-provoking programs
  • An open forum for discussion
  • Local, state, and national levels of participation
  • National membership benefits