Upcoming Programs 2017-2018

Guests are welcome to attend our programs.

September 12, 2017 – Kickoff for 2017-2018 
Location: Fellowship Hall, First United Methodist Church, 325 E. Franklin St., Appleton
5:45 p.m. – Gathering with awesome appetizer and dessert buffet, Presentation by the Fox Valley Literacy Council followed by our Branch Meeting. Get to know other branch members and sign up for committees and interest groups!

October 12, 2017 – Book Sale Work Night
Location: Northland Mall
4:00 p.m. – Sale room open to start work
5:30 p.m. – Box Lunch (optional) & Branch Meeting, followed by 
more sale set-up
Ordering box lunches will begin in September. Watch our newsletter for the last day to place orders.

November 20, 2017 – Barriers and Bias 
Location: Goodwill Community Campus,  1800 Valley Rd
5:45 p.m. – Gathering, Branch Meeting. Barriers and Bias program presented by Celebrate Diversity of the Fox Cities – What is the inherent bias in others and ourselves? What strategies can we employ to deal with this? What does privilege mean?
RSVP required to ensure an adequate number of facilitators for the program.

December 2, 2017 – Holiday Brunch & Auctions 
Location: Riverview Gardens, 1101 S Oneida St, Appleton

8:30 a.m. – Gather and view items for drawings & auctions
9:00 a.m. – Brunch, short Branch Meeting, followed by 
drawings & auctions

January 18, 2018 – Water, Water Everywhere? Will we have enough to Drink?
Pressures facing our state and local water resources 

Location: NAMI Building, 211 E Franklin St, Appleton
5:45 p.m. – Gathering
6:00 p.m. – Program followed by 
Branch Meeting

February 17, 2018 – Deeper in Debt: Women and Student Loans 
Location: Menasha Library
9:15 a.m. – Gathering
9:30 a.m. – Program followed by Branch Meeting

March 15, 2018 – 9th Annual Essay Contest Recognition and Speaker
Location: Appleton Public Library, ABC Room
6:15 p.m. – Gather with reception for Essayists & Guests
6:30 – Awards Ceremony & Essays
7:00 – Speaker and Branch Meeting

April 10, 2018 – Brain Hygiene
Location: Outagamie County UW Extension Office, 3365 W. Brewster St., Appleton
6:15 p.m. – Program by County Extension Agent Karen Dickrell followed by Branch Meeting

May 17, 2018 – Awarding of Scholarships, Branch Member Recognition, Retirement and Installation of Officers
Location: Fellowship Hall, First United Methodist Church, 325 E. Franklin St., Appleton
5:00 p.m. – Gathering, 5:45 p.m. Dinner, Scholarship Awards, Branch Meeting with Member Recognition, Retirement of Officers and Installation of New Officers