Vero Beach AAUW Hotline
January 2019 Newsletter
To submit information for the Hotline, please send to Gail DeGioia, Editor at by the 5th of the previous month.
AAUW Vero Beach
PO Box 2143
Vero Beach, FL 32961
AAUW VB Book Review Breakfast
Continental breakfast followed by a Book review

January 7th, 2019 9:30-11:00 am
Richardson Center, IRSC campus
6155 College Lane
Vero Beach 32966

A Land Remembered
by Patrick Smith

Guest speaker: Susan Adams is a restaurant owner and County Commissioner. She will be introduced by Ruth Standridge, Indian River County Historian.

This book focuses on the fictional story of the MacIveys who struggled in the harsh Florida environment in the mid-19th century.

These events are open to the public with no admission cost, but we do appreciate donations of a new or gently used pre-K books for our young readers project.
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AAUW Vero Beach Branch

Suzanne Jones, member of AAUW, will be speaking January 4th at the above listed event about women's legal and social history in US and about equal pay day.

Member Janet Sierzant has won 3rd place for her book Gemini Joe, Memoirs of Brooklyn , in the Royal Palm Literary Awards at the Florida Writers Conference. This is a prestigious award, and we all congratulate her on this wonderful accomplishment.

Please welcome and add these new and returning members to your handbook:
Margaret Johnston
5520 Las Brisas Dr.
Vero Beach, FL 32967
cell 772-913-0980

Mary Mitchell
601 Gardenia Lane
Vero Beach, FL 32963

Do you need help with anything? Learning how to use the GPS in your car? Getting internet signals in your home? Being able to use your computer? Getting a ride to meetings?

We are still active and helping each other. One member at Indian River Estates is having difficulty with Internet and computer, but other members there are online frequently. So we have someone coming to the rescue and restoring our friend's capability. She'll be able to do so much more!

If you need help, or if you can offer help, Please contact
Gilda Barclay-Avelar 772-321-6384 or 772-569-4590
She will find someone to assist you!

7th 11:30 Lunch Bunch, Vero Beach

8th 1:30 Reading Group 5 (2nd Tuesday of the month) Co-chairs: Gail DeGioia 772-321-9156 or or Martha Habeshian or 772-770-5702.

9th 12noon Reading Group 2 (2nd Wednesday of the month) Chair: Sheila Troob 794-5356 or

9th 1:30 Reading Group 4, (2nd Wednesday of the month), Co-chairs Jane Matyniak 217-3209, jane.matyniak@ or Kathy Kalt 777-584-0012,

19th 11:30 Joint. Branch Meeting. Melbourne

21st 1:30 Reading Group 3, (3rd Monday of the month), Chair: Barb Spelman, 7030851-0887 or

 15th 9:30 Reading Group 1 (3rd Tuesday of the month) Chair: Eleanor Wade 226-0834 or

28th International Relations Group 1:00 p.m.(4th Monday of the Month). Chair: Barbara Mandell 794-1719

PO Box 2143
Vero Beach, FL 32961
AAUW Vero Beach Branch is a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization