WELCOME TO AAUW BELLINGHAM!

Congratulations to our branch for achieving AAUW National Five Star Success!!

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OUT OF CONCERN FOR OUR MEMBERS AND LARGER COMMUNITY, AS WELL AS ON THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF LOCAL HEALTH OFFICIALS, WE ARE POSTPONING OUR VINTAGE TEA AND FASHION SHOW UNTIL SEPTEMBER 26. PLEASE HOLD ON TO YOUR TICKETS AS THEY WILL NOW BE VALID FOR THE SEPTEMBER 26TH DATE. QUESTIONS MAY BE DIRECTED TO OUR EMAIL ADDRESS: aauw.bellinghambranch@gmail.com. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME.

Other events cancelled will include the April general meeting, the Stanwood-Camano April Day Tripper to the Seattle Art Museum, and March and April Adelante book club meetings.


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One of the items that will be raffled off is this amazing replica of Susan B. Anthony’s purse!  It retails for $250.  Here is an excerpt of the description from The National Susan B. Anthony Museum and House, which sells the purse in their gift shop:

This limited edition, faux alligator (synthetic) handbag comes in a rich chocolate-brown exterior and a warm fawn interior. It is 17″ wide and 5″ deep, standing 17″ at the top of the handles. It fits comfortably over the shoulder and accommodates a mini-laptop or tablet and a host of other essentials!  It features two quotes from Susan B. Anthony: a plate reading “Failure is impossible!” on the back of the purse, and “Every woman needs a purse of her own” stamped on the reverse of the Abigail Riggs bee emblem.  This edition is limited to 2,000, and each bag is numbered.  Women of all ages are proud and delighted to carry this beautiful handbag that is a reminder of the Pioneer who believed every woman should have the rights and opportunities for independence and financial success!