Omaha Branch Programs and Activities

Events are at the College of Saint Mary, Mercy Hall – Warde Conference Center, 1901 S 72 Street unless noted otherwise     

Saturday, September 8, 2018
10:30 am – General Meeting / Brunch Buffet
Program:  Our Opioid Crisis
Speakers:  Kimberly Haynes-Henson, MD, UNMC Associate Professor, Chronic Pain Anesthesiologist Program Director, Pain Management Fellowship; and Vice Chairman of the Board, Women’s Mentoring Program, Coalition Rx

Thursday, October 25, 2018
Clothing Drive
Omaha Public Schools — Sherman Elementary School

Saturday, October 27, 2018 — Attend AAUW-Nebraska Fall Conference
The regular October meeting will not be held
9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Location:  College of Saint Mary
Program:  Empowering Women Across Nebraska:  Economic Security, featuring a panel of local financial experts 

Saturday, November 10, 2018
10:30 am – General Meeting / Brunch Buffet
Program:  Panel Presentation on “Single Parent Success Program at College of St. Mary 
Panel:  1) Dr. Tara Knudson Carl, Vice President of Student Development, 2) Barb Treadway, Director of Single Parent Success, 3), TBA – Madonna Hall Director, 4) & 5) Two students who are single mothers – TBA

Sunday, December 4, 2018
2: 30 pm – Special Event – Red Candle Tea (Special Holiday Treats)
Program:  Recognition Reception of New Members and Holiday Entertainment: “Northern Lights”, an A capella choir from Millard North High School; Megan Tantillo, Choral Director; Zachary Krichau, Student Manager
Location:  College of Saint Mary, Hillmer Art Gallery

Saturday, February 9, 2019
10:30 am – General Meeting / Brunch Buffet
Program:  Unconscious Bias
Speakers:  Linda Love, EdD, UNMC Director, Faculty Development

February or March 2019, Exact date TBA — Attend AAUW-Nebraska Legislative Day

Friday, March 1, 2019
Read Across America
Omaha Public Schools — Sherman Elementary School

Saturday, March 9, 2019
10:30 am – General Meeting / Brunch Buffet
Program:  Tech Savvy in Review
Speaker:  Marilyn Bombac, PhD, Independent Management Consultant Professional, AAUW-Omaha Branch President

Saturday, March 30, 2019
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location:  College of Saint Mary, Omaha
Tech Savvy – a program for 6th – 9th grades girls, introducing them to careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and teaches “savvy skills”
For more information, see our Tech Savvy webpage

Saturday, April 13, 2019 – Attend AAUW-Nebraska Spring Conference
The regular April meeting will not be held
9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Southeast Community College, 8800 O St, Lincoln
Program:  Media Literacy, featuring a panel from UNL and UNO Communications Colleges 

Saturday, May 11, 2018
10:30 am – General Meeting / Brunch Buffet
Program:  Installation of New Branch Officers, Member Recognition, Being a Military and Commercial Pilot
Speaker:  Colleen Warrick, Military and Commercial Pilot