AAUW scholarship recipients to be honored

JAMESTOWN — The American Association of University Women Jamestown Branch will hold the 2017 Membership Social on Wednesday, April 26 at 6 p.m. in the James Prendergast Library Community Room at 509 Cherry St. The AAUW Jamestown Branch will introduce and honor its 2017 scholarship recipients, who are women graduating from Jamestown Community College and Jamestown Business College and plan to continue their education at a four-year institution. A reception will follow the short business meeting and keynote address by Amanda Gesing, director of Alumni Relations at Jamestown Community College.

For those interested in joining AAUW, the Jamestown Branch will be offering a reduced price membership of $45.50 at this event for memberships through June 30, 2018. New members must have a two-year degree or higher. Call 720-1730 with any questions.

AAUW has been empowering women since 1881. Its mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, research and philanthropy. To learn more about AAUW, go to www.aauw.org or http://jamestown-ny.aauw.net.