Spring (Convention) issue of the Tar Heel News

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The Spring 2008 Tar Heel News has been posted. It will go into the mail in a week or so, and branch members should receive it by the end of February.

Note that the hotel reservation deadline for the April 18-19 convention in Greensboro is March 18. Make your reservations now by calling 800-228-9290 to ensure you get the convention rate.

The registration form for Convention is in this issue. You can also register online. [The packet that will be sent to the branch presidents will include something new this year — a special registration form, with a special rate, for nonmembers. The online version of that, too, will be available soon.]

Convention information

Workshops and speakers 1
Leadership training – Saturday afternoon 3
Schedule 6-7
Registration form 9
Fundraising (at convention or recognized there) 4, 8, 11
Nominees for Membership VP and Secretary 4
Nomineees for Nomnating Committee 5
Juvenile Literature Award Winner at the Luncheon 2

AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund News

There’s lots of LAF news this quarter. See information on the first NC plaintiff supported by LAF (p. 11), a summary of the LAF event at NC Central University in January (p. 10), and a special fundraising campaign in honor of both of these (p. 11).

Survey on the Tar Heel News

As you may know, editor Marty Folsom is stepping down after 10 years as editor of the AAUW NC newsletter. As we reshape the newsletter, please respond to the survey on page 12 to let us know how you use the newsletter and what you’d like to see in the future.

And more

Please read the full issue for information on the branches and how members across the state are advancing equity for women and girls!

The online Tar Heel News was posted on Feb. 12 and updated on Feb. 14. The new version has information about the summer meeting on page 10.

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