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PRESIDENTS’ MESSAGE: Our February program will get you excited about writing. Our speaker will be David Terry, author of Carolina Bays. Not only is Dave the author of this book, but he also writes songs – and sings with a group. He has some exciting news to share with us, but we’ll let him tell you himself on February 25th at our Swansboro meeting. See details below.

Connie and Evelyn

OUR NEXT MEETING: Monday, February 25, 6:30 p.m., the Old Parsonage House, First Baptist Church, Hwy. 24, Swansboro. Program: David Terry, author, songwriter, singer. As always, guests welcome.

SCHOOL SUPPLIES PROJECT: Please bring any school supplies you may still have. Deliveries will be made soon.

NC SCIENCE BLOGGING CONFERENCE: Co-President Evelyn attended this 2nd annual international science blogging conference on January 18 in Research Triangle. She will share her lessons and experiences with us at our February meeting. Evelyn says she learned a lot about science blogging and about blogging in general. She encourages educators, scientists, engineers, and journalists to get involved in the blogging process. **See Evelyn at the conference in the attachment.**

ONSLOW COUNTY COUNCIL FOR WOMEN: A handful of us also belong to this worthy organization. OCCW is celebrating 30 years of promoting activities of benefit to the women of Onslow County. Your are cordially invited to attend the Feb. 21 Social/Business meeting, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., at the MCAS New River Family Services Center. Please contact Connie if you would like to attend (346-8223 or


February 25, 6:30 p.m.-Branch meeting. Old Parsonage House (behind Bank of America), First Baptist Church, Hwy. 24, Swansboro.

March 13, 11:30-1:30 p.m.-Onslow County Council for Women/Women’s History Luncheon, Onslow County Museum, Richlands.

March 24, 6:30 pm.-Branch meeting. Jacksonville.

April 18-19 – AAUW/NC Convention, Downtown Marriott, Greensboro, NC. See the Spring Tar Heel News or go to for details.

April 28 – Branch fundraiser for scholarships.

Heather F. Ochse, Editor,
*AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education and research.*