Branch Programs

2021-22 Schedule of Branch Programs

Note:  Whether meetings will be held virtually on Zoom or in person will be determined each month, as we evaluate the current conditions and safety levels due to the rise in COVID-19 cases locally.


September 11, 2021
AAUW Branch Fall Welcome Aboard
10:30 a.m.
Virtual Meeting by Zoom

Program:  “The Power of Story”
Speaker: Gloria Amescua

Gloria Amescua is an award-winning Latina and Tejana author from Austin, Texas.

Chair: Mary Sherwood, Ph.D.

To read about this meeting, click here.


October 2, 2021
Branch Meeting
10:30 a.m.
TBA

Program: “CASA of the Coastal Bend: Court-Appointed Advocates for Foster Children”
Presenter: Page Hall, Executive Director, CASA of the Coastal Bend

Chair: Mary Sherwood, Ph.D.


November 6, 2021
Branch Meeting
10:30 a.m.
TBA

Program: “Art Center of Corpus Christi: Nurturing and Promoting Regional Artists”
Presenter: Diana Bluntzer Sherman, Executive Director, Art Center of Corpus Christi

Chair: Mary Sherwood, Ph.D.


December 4, 2021
Branch Meeting and Silent Auction
11:00 a.m.
TBA

Chair: President Shirley Selz and the Board of Directors


January  2022
Board of Directors Meeting
TBA
Chair: President Shirley Selz


February 5, 2022
Branch Meeting
10:30 a.m.
TBA

Program: “Emergency Preparedness at the Port of Corpus Christi”
Presenter: Danielle Hale, Director, Port of Chorus Christi Emergency Management

Chair: Mary Sherwood, Ph.D.


March 5, 2022
Branch Meeting
10:30 a.m.
TBA

Program: “Homeless Initiatives in Corpus Christi
Moderator: Amy Aldridge Sanford, Ph.D.
Speakers: Formerly homeless person, Bruce Wilson, Executive Director of Coastal Bend Neighborhood Empowerment; and Tracey Cantu, Interim Director, Neighborhood Services, City of Corpus Christi

Chair: Mary Sherwood, Ph.D.


April 2, 2022
Branch Meeting
10:30 a.m.
TBA

Program: “Grow Local South Texas — Growing a Health Community with Affordable, Nutrient Dense Food”
Presenter: David Nuss, Executive Director, Grow Local South Texas
Also: Branch Annual Meeting and Election of Officers

Chair: Mary Sherwood, Ph.D.


May 7, 2022
Branch Meeting & Installation of Officers
10:30 a.m.
TBA

Program: Installation of Officers for 2022-23
Chair: President Shirley Selz and the Board of Directors


Archive of Annual Programs:
2020-21 Branch Programs
2019-20 Branch Programs
2018-19 Branch Programs
2017-18 Branch Programs