MONTHLY MEMBER PROGRAMS

September 2021
“An Afternoon Delite Sweet and Savory”

This catered event will be the first in-person gathering since March 2020. Mingle, enjoy friendships, and hear about our focus and goals for 2021-22. Masks are required.

  • September 18, 2021
  • 1:30 – 3:30 pm
  • Colony Club, Half Moon Bay
October 2021
“Understanding the Work of the Supreme Court”

Co-sponsored with the HMB Library.

Retired lawyer Barbara Creed will help us gain an understanding of how the Supreme Court does its work and an appreciation for the complexities of the cases the Court handles.

  • October 16, 2021
  • 1 – 3 pm
  • Zoom
November 2021
“California Native Plants for the Landscape”

Sally Coverdell will talk about growing and landscaping with California native plants. She has a BS in plant science at UC Davis. She and her husband Ken (Blue Sky Designs) have received the Water Champion award from the Silicon Valley Water Conservation Awards Coalition.

  • November 15, 2021
  • 7 pm
  • Zoom
December 2021
Holiday Dinner

Annual Branch Holiday Event. Join us for fun, friends, festivities and food.

  • December 13, 2021
  • 5 pm
  • Joe’s Restaurant, Half Moon Bay
January 2022
“World Vaccinations”

As we navigate the pandemic of the century, we continue to learn about vaccines. Join us to learn from Gary Selnow, PH. D., founder and executive director of WiRED International, a NGO providing health education in low-resource communities around the world.

  • January 10, 2022
  • 7 pm
  • Zoom
February 2022
“Coastside Women in Business”

A panel of 4 local business owners will share how they decided to start their businesses, the importance of mentoring, and practical advice for those hoping to start their own business. Mary Sheridan will moderate.

  • February 7, 2022
  • 7 pm
  • Zoom
March 2022
“Clean Energy”

Speaker: Cynthia Leung, Energizing Entrepreneur and Activist, founder and CEO of Soluminos, a social enterprise focused on deploying battery power stations for remote power applications. Cynthia holds an M.S. in Sustainability Management from Columbia University and is a two-time Earth Institute Sustainability Fellow.

  • March 21, 2022
  • 7 pm
  • Zoom
April 2022
“Non-profits on the Coast”

Featuring Sonrisas and Coastside Hope. Sonrisas is a non-profit dental center dedicated to providing access to quality dental care and education to our community. Coastside Hope, established in 1976, is a human services agency with a mission to provide necessities and enhance quality of life for our Coastside neighbors.

  • April 18, 2022
  • 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Location: Half Moon Bay Library
May 2022
AAUW fellowship speaker

Dana Landress, one of the newest American Fellowship Award recipients and the new assistant professor in the Department of Medical History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Medicine and Public Health, will discuss her research on Ill Fares the Land: Pellagra and Women’s Public-Health Work in the Jim Crow South.

  • May 23, 2022
  • 6:30 pm
  • Location: Half Moon Bay Library
June 2022
Yearly Recognition Luncheon

Luncheon where we award local scholarships, honor named gift recipients, and install our board members for 2022-2023.

  • June 18, 2022
  • 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Location: Correas St. Half Moon Bay