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On Fire: Female Firefighter Breaks Glass Ceiling

Monday, October 4, 2021 – 7:00 PM

Trinity Lutheran Church (social time starts at 6:30)

Join us to hear the inspiring story of Leila Kath, Owatonna’s first female firefighter.  She will share how she was drawn to the profession, the training she received, and interesting experiences on the job.  In addition, since October 3-9 is Fire Prevention Week, Leila will give us tips on fire safety.

Please note:  If you are not fully vaccinated please wear a mask to this in-person event.

Our officers for 2021-2022:
Co-Presidents:  Linda Hoffman & Eileen Newhouse
Co-Program VPs:  Maren DeLaitsch & Judy Srsen
Membership VP:  Alice Hill
Secretary:  Char Ost
Treasurer:  Linda Boorman
Co-AAUW Funds:  Marla Holt & Barb Nowak
Finance:  Eileen Newhouse
Visibility:  Marlys Olson
Webmaster:  Linda Hoffman
Fundraising (Taste):  Mary Cronin & Linda Hoffman


Dues for the coming year are (deadline is June 30, 2021):
$62 Association + $9 State + $10 Branch = $81 total, please send a check for $81 made out to AAUW Owatonna to Kay Oberle at 50 18th Place NE, Owatonna, MN 55060. check payable to AAUW Owatonna Branch

At its October 16, 2020, meeting, the AAUW Association Board of Directors voted to increase Individual Member dues for the next three years. The Association portion of our dues will rise by $3 for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022, $5 for FY 2023 and $5 for FY 2024, making the total dues amount for those years $81, $86 and $91, respectively. For the coming year $69 of your annual dues will be tax deductible.


The Year Ahead

Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 7:00 PM
CURRICULUM UPDATE – Trinity Lutheran Church

Monday, December 6, 2021, 7:00 PM
GET READY FOR CHRISTMAS – HyVee culinary classroom (upstairs)

Monday, January 10, 2022, 7:00 PM

Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 7:00 PM
WOMEN OF THE SUPREME COURT – Trinity Lutheran Church

Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 7:00 PM
WOMEN AND FINANCE – Owatonna Arts Center

Saturday, April23, 2022, 11:30 AM
TRI-BRANCH LUNCHEON – Owatonna Arts Center

Monday, May 23, 2022, 7:00 PM
EXPLORE THE WORLD – Trinity Lutheran Church

Mark Your Calendar for these upcoming special events:

2022 AAUW State Convention will be held in St. Cloud on April 29-30, 2022