AAUW holds Annual Book Sale

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Doylestown Branch is holding their 50th annual book sale from Thursday, May 1st through Saturday, May 3rd at the Plumsteadville Fire Hall (GPS – Pipersville, PA).

More information is available on their website at www.aauw-doylestown.org or by calling 215-230-8330. 

Proceeds benefit AAUW local scholarships, fellowships, research and grant projects, along with various community causes.

AAUW is a nationwide network of more than 150,000 members and donors, 1,000 branches and 500 college/university partners.  The organization has been a leading advocate for equity for women and girls since 1881.

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Makefield AAUW holding antiques appraisal event

Have you ever wondered if your family heirlooms are really the valuable antiques that you thought they were? You can find out at the antiques appraisal event on Saturday, March 29th, at 1:00pm in the Lower Makefield Township Building, 1100 Edgewood Road, Yardley.

Freeman’s Auctioneers and Appraisers of Philadelphia (since 1805) will be there to help you discover the true value of your treasured antiques.  Appraisers include a Generalist and specialists in Jewelry, Asian and Fine Arts.

Admission at the door is $15/person, which includes the appraisal of two hand-carried items. Additional small items can be appraised for $5 per item. This fundraising event benefits local scholarships and is sponsored by the Makefield Area Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). For more information call 215-949-2489.

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American Association of University Women (AAUW), Makefield Area Branch

The Makefield Area Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) welcomes all women who value education and who have achieved this goal by obtaining an associate, baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited college or university.

AAUW is a national organization whose mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. In addition to monthly meetings with programs of interest to both men and women, AAUW offers several small special interest groups that discuss literature, play Trivial Pursuit, encourage and support writers, and present Let’s Read Math™ programs to students in elementary grades, as well as support the PAGES™ program (Philadelphia Area Girls Enjoying Science™) which exposes sixth grade girls to a day of sharing scientific experiments with local women scientists at Chestnut Hill College.

The national umbrella tax-deductible organization of “AAUW Funds” assists women in sex discrimination lawsuits; teaches leadership skills to young college women; and supports women and girls in need of help to complete their educations.

The Makefield Area Branch of the AAUW awards college scholarships each year to high school graduates; holds a special annual recognition reception for seventh grade girls who have excelled in math and science, in order to encourage their pursuit in these areas of study; and awards a scholarship to a woman who is returning to, or remaining in, college to complete her degree.

The Makefield Area Branch has a diverse membership, and they welcome new members at any time in order to broaden the effectiveness of their mission.

On Saturday March 29th, AAUW will hold a fundraiser at the Makefield Township Building on Edgewood Road in Yardley, beginning at 1:00pm. The public is invited to bring antique items for appraisal. A charge of $15 will allow three small items to be appraised by a professional appraisal company. 

For more information about AAUW membership visit their website at www.makefield-pa.aauw.net or www.makefield-pa.aauw.net/contact.

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American Association of University Women (AAUW), Makefield Area Branch

The Makefield Area Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) welcomes all women who value education and who have achieved this goal by obtaining an associate, baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited college or university.

AAUW is a national organization whose mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. In addition to monthly meetings with programs of interest to both men and women, AAUW offers several small special interest groups that discuss literature, play Trivial Pursuit, encourage and support writers, and present Let’s Read Math™ programs to students in elementary grades, as well as support the PAGES™ program (Philadelphia Area Girls Enjoying Science™) which exposes sixth grade girls to a day of sharing scientific experiments with local women scientists at Chestnut Hill College.

The national umbrella tax-deductible organization of “AAUW Funds” assists women in sex discrimination lawsuits; teaches leadership skills to young college women; and supports women and girls in need of help to complete their educations.

The Makefield Area Branch of the AAUW awards college scholarships each year to high school graduates; holds a special annual recognition reception for seventh grade girls who have excelled in math and science, in order to encourage their pursuit in these areas of study; and awards a scholarship to a woman who is returning to, or remaining in, college to complete her degree.

The Makefield Area Branch has a diverse membership, and they welcome new members at any time in order to broaden the effectiveness of their mission.

On Saturday March 29th, AAUW will hold a fundraiser at the Makefield Township Building on Edgewood Road in Yardley, beginning at 1:00pm. The public is invited to bring antique items for appraisal. A charge of $15 will allow three small items to be appraised by a professional appraisal company. 

For more information about AAUW membership visit their website at www.makefield-pa.aauw.net or www.makefield-pa.aauw.net/contact.

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