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2019 AAUW North Dakota State Meeting Scheduled

All AAUW members are invited to attend We Rise as part of our program for the 2019 State Meeting that will be held in Bismarck in conjunction with this event.  AAUW ND will follow the WE RISE schedule of activities as follows below with the exception that we will have our official annual meeting on Sunday, March 3, 5:00-7:00 PM in one of the conference rooms at the Ramada by Wyndham at 1400 Interchange Ave, Bismarck.

To register for the event and for a full schedule:

WE RISE 2019

Jamestown AAUW Meeting

2018-2019 AAUW Jamestown Meeting Schedule

 September 6, 2018 – Edgewood Senior Living Center & Shape the Future

5:00 – 8:30 pm – Edgewood Senior Living Center, 1104 25 St. SW, Jamestown, ND

Bring a guest to this meeting. All new members signing up at the meeting receive half off of their national dues.  Enjoy a light supper beginning at 5:30 p.m. followed by honoring longtime members Helen Hample and Hazell DeGroot.  Learn about AAUW and the history of AAUW Jamestown and tour the new facility.

October  2018 – NCWSL – Leadership Conference

6:00 PM – University of Jamestown

Members will hear from University of Jamestown student, Jordan Thomas, as she shares her experiences at the National Conference for Women Student Leaders that she attended this spring with the help of a sponsorship from AAUW Jamestown.  Members will also plan to tour the newly remodeled Raugust Library.

Hostess: Patsy Klose

November  2018 – Christmas Social

5:30 – 8:30 PM – Centerpoint Condo

Members will hold a potluck soup and bread supper and then spend the remainder of the evening playing holiday games.

Hostess: Donna and Jody

January 2019 – Crucial Conversations – Brunch Meeting

10:00 AM – Legacy Center (tentative)

Members will enjoy a brunch lunch and then hear a presentation on “Crucial Conversations.”  Please RSVP for food to:  Deb Alber at 701-269-1446 or

Hostess: Mindi Grieve/Deb Alber

February 2019 – “On the Basis of Sex” – Movie/Discussion

Bison 6 Cinema

Members will watch the movie “On The Basis of Sex” followed by a group discussion.

Hostess: Jill Schlenker

March 5, 2019 – Tech Savvy – Jamestown

All day – University of Jamestown

Members are asked to assist with the annual Tech Savvy & Stemtastic program that brings hands on activities to 7-8 grade students in STEM.

April 2019 – Economic Status of Women in North Dakota

Franklin School (tentative)

Members will enjoy hearing information on the Economic SWomen in North Dakota from the ND Commission on the Status of Women.

Hostess: Deb Alber

June 6, 2019 – Salad Bowl Bash

6:00 PM – 1208 Centerpoint Condo – Community Room

Invite potential members and bring a salad to pass.

Hostess: Mary Craft

July 17, 2019 – Annual Garden Tour

30th Annual AAUW Garden Tour in Jamestown – 4-8 p.m.

Purchase your ticket from any AAUW member

Coordinator: Kelly Krein


Jamestown AAUW Meeting

AAUW Jamestown Meeting Schedule

April 4, 2019 – Meeting at 7:00 PM  Supper at 5:45 PM (Apple Café)
Cancer Center – Jamestown Regional Medical Center 

Location: Jamestown Regional Medical Center Conference Room (watch for signs)

Members will enjoy hearing information on the new Cancer Center from Lisa Jackson, Jamestown Regional Medical Center Foundation Director at 7:00 PM.  Members who want can meet at 5:45 PM at the Hospital  Apple Café for supper (on your own) followed by Lisa giving a tour of the hospital facilities at 6:30 pm.

Hostess: Deb Alber

May 2019
Pioneer School Frontier Village

7:00 – 8:30 PM

Members will gather to reminisce about past school days and will also be tidying up the pioneer school for the upcoming tourist season.

June 6, 2019
Salad Bowl Bash

6:00 PM
Location: 1208 Centerpoint Condo – Community Room

Invite Potential members and bring a salad to pass.

Hostess: Mary Craft

July 17, 2019
Annual Garden Tour

30th Annual AAUW Garden Tour in Jamestown – 4-8 p.m.
Purchase your ticket from any AAUW member
Save the Date

Coordinator: Kelly Krein


News Flash

Now open every Saturday until Christmas!

The AAUW Used Bookstore is open.  The bookstore is located at 601 1 Ave. S. in Jamestown. (Across from the St. James Basilica) or can be reached at 701-952-9684.  The bookstore is open M-F from 10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and the second Saturday of each month from 10 AM – 2 PM.  Please like our Facebook Page to stay updated on specials and bookstore news.

The book store will accept your used book donations during business hours only!  Please use north side door for large donations. Ring bell and knock.  DO NOT LEAVE DONATIONS OUTSIDE OF THE BUILDING, always leave with a volunteer.

Types of Books Accepted

  • Fiction books: published within the past 10 years
  • Non-fiction books: published with the past 15 years
  • Exceptions: Classics, regional or special interest.
  • NO text books, encyclopedias, magazines or Readers Digest Condensed Books

2018 AAUW North Dakota Annual Meeting

AAUW ND State Convention

Women Firsts
April 13-14, 2018 – Jamestown, ND


AAUW members will be excited to attend the 2018 Annual meeting that is scheduled for April 13 and 14 in Devils Lake, ND.  Activities will focus on the theme, Women Firsts.  The event will be hosted by the Jamestown branch.  Women have always had a part in shaping North Dakota’s history.  Today we will hear from some women who have been first in the state.  The tentative program will begin on Friday evening with a historical overview of the ND State Hospital.  The event will be held at the North Dakota State Hospital in the Superintendent’s House.”  The event will start will registration on Saturday, April 14 at the Legacy Center at 8:30 A.M.  A block of rooms has been reserved for AAUW members at the Hampton Inn in Jamestown. Please call them and request the AAUW block of rooms.

Bookstore Volunteer Schedule

Volunteers are needed to assist with packing books for the move to our new bookstore location across the hall.

Volunteers are asked to help on:

Tues, March 29 – 5-8 pm
Thurs. March 31 – 5-8 pm
April 5, 7, 12 and 14 – Tuesdays and Thursdays  5-8 pm
April 2, 9 and 16 – Saturdays – 9:30 am – 2 p.m.