January 2017 Branch Meeting


Our 1st meeting of the 2017 calendar year is on January 14th at St. Andrews on the Sound Episcopal Church, corner of Airlie Road and Oleander/Military Cutoff.

Coffee:  9:30 AM 

Meeting/Guest Speaker: 10:00 AM

Our guest speaker will be Sean Palmer, Director of the Upperman African American Cultural Center at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

Sean will talk about his work and the university’s interest in diversity. Sean began his position here this past Spring and before that, he was  Assistant Director of the Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture at Duke University. Sean graduated from Macalester College with a B.A. In English, from Clark Atlanta University with a M.A. In African American Studies and from Duke University with a M.Div.  He was quoted in a UNCW publication as having said “Our culture center is in a place where it can be a community ambassador and support mechanism, rebuilding and developing strong multi-layered black communities.”




It’s Holiday time!  

Our AAUW Holiday party will be Saturday, December 10, 10:30 a.m., at St. Andrews on the Sound Episcopal Church, corner of Airlie Road and Oleander/Military Cutoff.  Please note the change in time for this occasion.

We will have a sale of holiday gifts, a short program, and a catered luncheon, served at 12:00 noon.

Your check is your reservation.  Please mail your check for $15, payable to AAUW Wilmington Branch to:  Phyllis Leimer, 1005  Summerlin Falls Court, Wilmington, NC 28412.

Checks must be received by December 3, please.

Additional Information??  Call or email Phyllis




Updated Information for Saturday, September 10, 2016 from Phyllis

It’s AAUW time again!  Our first meeting of this program year will be Saturday, September 10, at St. Andrews on the Sound Episcopal Church, 101 Airlie Road.

Coffee will be ready at 9:30 and our meeting will start at 10:00.

Our speakers will be Gayle Van Velsor and Margee Herring of the Girls Leadership Academy, the first all girls charter school in North Carolina.  There are Leadership Academies in some other cities.  The first one was in New York City and the concept seems to be very successful.  Please come and hear about it, as well as catching up on everyone’s news.


Also, our “Lunch with Carolina Authors” is on November 5.  We will have tickets available at the September 10 meeting so organize your book club and other friends and get your tickets early.  Tickets are $35.  The tables seat 8.


Looking forward to seeing you –