Welcome to the AAUW QC IA Davenport-Bettendorf Affiliate!

American Association of University Women (AAUW) is a nationwide network of more than 170,000 members and supporters, 1,000 affiliates, and 800 college/university institution partners.

  AAUW’s Mission
AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research

Membership Dues for 2017-2018

The deadline for renewing membership in AUUW is coming – faster than you think!! Please send in your renewal checks as soon as you can. The cost is $68 for full membership. Checks should be made out to Davenport/Bettendorf AAUW, and may be mailed to P.O. Box 621, Bettendorf or to Jeanne Withycombe MVP at 3669 Eastwood Ct. in Bettendorf. New this year is your ability to renew on line by going to aauw.org and clicking into the Membership Payment Plan. Just think how good it will feel when you have one more thing off your “Do It” list!. Thank you.😇

Upcoming Events

How to Kill Nearly Everything

Sunday, September 10, is our first General meeting of the year!  It will be held at Tanglewood Hills Pavillion, 4250 Middle Road in Bettendorf from 2-4 pm.  There will be a short business meeting followed by a presentation on climate change.  Our speaker is Dr. Alexa Sedacek a professor at UNI.  Her background is in Paleoclimatology.  Dr. Sedacek researches extreme global warming and mass extinction from millions of years ago.  The program title is, “How to kill nearly everything.”  A Q/A session will follow the talk.  Come with an appetite as four different appetizers will be served along with a sweet treat.  Coffee and tea will also be served.  The cost to attend is $15 per person.  Please send payment to the AAUW P.O. Box by September 2.  We will take payments at the door but want a definite reservation made either through contact with one of our callers or by responding to an e-mail.  Call Suzanne Hawkinson at 563-359-9707 for information or to make a reservation if you do not hear from the Branch.

October

Tuesday, October 10 from 6-8 pm is our second General Meeting at Lulac located at 4224 Ricker Hill Rd, in Davenport.  The Program is Civic Engagement-Voter & Registration.  A lively discussion with multiple speakers is planned.  Member and State Representative Phyllis Thede will lead the event.  This is a community event jointly sponsored by AAUW and Lulac.  Doors open at 5:30 pm.  Pizza will be served.