2019-20 AAUW Cortland Branch Meeting Schedule: 

Advocating for a Supportive Community 

September 9, 2019  Cortland Elks  Addressing the Opioid Crisis 

DA Patrick Perfetti and Lisa Hoeschle, Director of Family Counseling Services 

October 7, 2019  Cortland Elks  A Primer on Advocacy 

Lexi Blavos , SUNY Cortland 

November 4, 2019  Cortland Elks  STEM Advocacy 

Janet Ochs and students 

December2, 2019  Cortland Elks  Holiday Party 

Silent Auction, Gift wrapping 

March 4, 2020  Cortland Elks  Women’s History Month 
April 8, 2020  Cortland Elks Volunteer Advocate Opportunities 

Joyce Allen, CACPCO and Mindy Gardner, YWCA 

May 6, 2020  Cortland Elks Annual Meeting 

Start Smart Salary Negotiations, Meredith Morell 

June 3, 2020  Cortland Elks Political Advocacy with a Woman’s Touch 

Laura Dunbar, Connie White, Patti Francis, Donna Johnson 

All meetings will begin with a social time at 5:45. Dinner will be served at 6:15. Speakers will begin around 6:45 as we finish dinner and should be no more than 1 hour. By 7:30 we should begin our business meeting and these will be held to 30 minutes. We will give time to share announcements about any upcoming events you feel would interest our members. Meetings will be adjourned no later than 8:00 as this is the end of our time in the room. 

We value our members, so please let us know if you have areas of concern or ideas about topics we should address. Feel free to invite a friend to any of our meetings. We welcome all!