September 10, 2013
The Issaquah Branch of the American Association of University Women installed new officers recently and they will lead the branch when meetings resume Sept. 19.
They are co-presidents Jan Gram and Carol Wellman and co-secretaries Sally Dillon and Barbara Hallum. Officers continuing in their positions are co-membership vice presidents Kathryn Main and Jane Stephenson, program vice president Judy Rogers and treasurer Kelly Smith. Also continuing are communications director Melinda Hearsey and public policy director Pat Martin.
August 20, 2013
Three middle school students from Issaquah schools attended the AAUW WA Tech Trek camp at Pacific Lutheran University in July thanks to funds raised by the Issaquah branch of the American Association of University Women.
Issaquah’s AAUW branch held a fashion show in April with a profit of $3,400 to fund the campers’ experience. During the show, women strutted their stuff in styles from the Issaquah Chico’s. The event took place at Timber Ridge at Talus.
The 100 available tickets for the event sold out, and tickets for the 24 raffle prizes “sold like hotcakes,” according to a press release. The resulting profit helped the girls attend the camp, which focuses on the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.