Activities

Branch Meetings are held the 1st Thursday of each month, September through May, at 7:00 p.m. at The Gathering Place, 2800 Cooks Hill Road, Centralia.  Social time begins at 6:30.

Programs for the coming year are as follows:

September 7: Centralia College: Present and Future Status, by Connie Smejkal, Interim Centralia College Vice President

October 5: Reasons to Believe in the Future of Centralia, by Kelly Smith Johnston, Centralia City Mayor

November 2: Beyond Books: Learning about your Local TRL Libraries, by Muriel Wheatley, Chehalis Timberland Library and Susan Faubion, Centralia Timberland Library

December 7: Winter Holiday Banquet

January 4: From Centralia to Malawi, by Julie Nurse, Director Centralia College Library. 

February 1: A Family’s Journey with Pediatric Kidney Disease, by Danielle Rovito, Lewis County Renal Alliance

March 7: The Faces of AAUW and Funding Women’s History, by Corene Jones-Litteer

April 4: The Master Gardener Program at Half a Century, by Mary Jo Christensen, Lewis County Master Gardener Historian

May 2: The Centralia Steam Plant: History, Today and What the Future Holds, by TransAlta representatives

June 6: Year End Potluck

For more details on the branch meeting and interest group meetings, see the June 2024 Newsletter or on Instagram or Facebook.

For a quick overview of branch activities, see our Brochure

To support the goals of AAUW, we have several Projects each year: Expanding Your Horizons —  career day for middle school girls; and a Used Book Sale to raise money for our Scholarships.  We give scholarships to support women attending college and to support STEM education at the middle and high school levels.