2016-2017 Branch Programs

Opportunities for Lifelong Learning:  Making a World of Difference Through Advocacy, Education, Research, and Philanthropy

September   October   November   December   January   February   March   April

Thursday, September 22, 5:00 p.m., Reynolds Foyer on the UM Campus

Reception for prospective, new, and returning members

Branch Reception for Prospective, New, and Returning Members: Reconnect with current members and meet new officers & members. Plans and opportunities for the upcoming year will be presented and discussed.

Thursday, October 24, 4:30 p.m., Carmichael Library Brown Room

Ready_to_Run Alabama program  that trains women who want to run for office.

No November Meeting

Thursday, December 6,  6:00 p.m, John W. Stewart Retreat Center

Holiday Reception and Fundraiser

Holiday Event: presentation of AAUW Pathfinder award, entertainment, refreshments.

No January Meeting

Tuesday, February 16, 4:00 p.m. Carmichael Library Brown Room
Black History Month Celebration

The AAUW/Humanities Foundation  Black History Month event coming up on Tuesday, February 16 at 4:00 in Carmichael Library on the UM campus. Program is on “Mother’s Day 1961:  The Freedom Rides in Alabama,” presented by UM Alum Laura Caldwell Anderson. Everyone is welcome.  For more details, see post.


Thursday, March 23, 12:00 Noon, John Stewart Student Retreat Center

Luncheon and Silent Auction to support AAUW’s Educational Foundation and Montevallo’s Reading Is Fundamental program. Proceeds benefit Reading Is Fundamental, Adult Literacy, and AAUW’s national and local scholarship funds. This year Styles will be provided by Belk and lunches by Southern Sweets. The Silent Auction will offer arts, crafts, and other seasonal specialty items and area services. The ticket price of $16.00 includes the luncheon, style show, silent auction, and a donation to support educational initiatives of the Montevallo Branch of AAUW. Read our post here

For ticket purchase or further information,  contact Tracy Payne Rockco (; Tonja Battle, (205 665-6508;; Suzanne Hurst at Blue Phrog Gallery, (955 Main Street, Montevallo, AL 35115; 205 665-3766), Sassy Sisters Boutique (626 Main Street, Montevallo, AL 35115 ), Sandra Lott (, 205 665-2127), or any AAUW member.  (AAUW members, please let Tracy, Tonja, or Sandra know if you need additional tickets.)   If at all possible, reservations are requested by Tuesday, March 22.

Contributions to the Silent Auction are welcome. Items may be dropped off at Blue Phrog Gallery on Main Street, Montevallo, or at Tracy Payne-Rockco’s office in Reynolds Hall on the UM campus. For pickup of auction items, contact Sandra Lott (; 205 665 2127). A brief form to submit with items donated to the silent auction is here AAUW Form for Auction Items.

Thursday, April 23, 6:00 p.m.,  Ramsay, Room 106
Reception and Awards ceremony

The recipients of the AAUW Senior Award will be honored.  This award is given each year to the senior woman (or women in the case of a tie) with the highest overall grade point average. In addition to the Award, recipients will receive a complimentary membership in AAUW for the coming year.