Welcome to the Chicago (IL) Branch of AAUW!

Join us on Saturday, June 26th at 11:30am for our Year End Annual Luncheon 

Join us to celebrate the end of a difficult season.  Our branch and hopefully, our members have survived Zoom meetings and COVID-19.  We are ready to meet in person for a luncheon and we can rekindle relationships and hear a presentation on the history of our great Chicago Branch.

When:     June 26 (Saturday) at 11:30 a.m.

Where:      McCormick and Schmick Restaurant, 1 E. Wacker Drive (Downtown Chicago)

(No onsite parking – easy connections to public transportation)

What:      Chicago Branch: Remembering the First Hundred Years – Ruth Holst

Business Meeting – President Megan Moser

Cost:      $35 per person – lunch includes soup, choice of entrée, and dessert*                                      For more information or diet restrictions contact Ruth Holst:  holstruth@gmail.com

Return form attached here (check made payable to AAUW Chicago) to:

Ruth Holst, 645 N. Kingsbury St, Apt. 1709, Chicago IL 60654

Or via Venmo Lori-Switzer-5 or zelle switzer99@att.net Lori Switzer 773 230 1063

*Lunch:  New England Clam Chowder

Entree choices to choose at luncheon; no need to decide in advance!

– Salmon Sauté’ (mushrooms, asparagus, lemon cream sauce, rice)

– Cavatappi Pasta (vegetarian) (seasonal vegetables, roasted tomato sauce)

– Hearts of Romain Caesar Salad (parmesan crisp, garlic croutons and choice of protein – grilled chicken breast, grilled salmon, or grilled shrimp)

Dessert: Seasonal Cheesecake       Beverages: coffee, decaf, assorted teas

Questions: Contact chicagoaauw@hotmail.com or www.chicago-il.org

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