The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Washington Court House branch held their spring banquet on May 11 at the Sugar Creek Baptist Christian Center.
Prior to enjoying a delicious meal prepared and served by Rachel’s House Catering, the members in attendance awarded scholarships to two outstanding Miami Trace High School seniors, Clare Sollars, who will be attending The Ohio State University majoring in food engineering, and Ceairra Puckett, who will be entering Wright State University in the nursing program.
The speaker for the evening was Craig Jaynes of English Garden Farm, who presented a program on English Country Gardens. The members enjoyed learning about the gardens in England as well as the beautiful gardens that Jaynes has created in Ohio.
Outgoing officer Dr. Norma Kirby, program vice president, was thanked for the time and expertise she has given to AAUW Washington Court House branch. Debbie Bryant was welcomed as the new program vice president and Rose Merkowitz will continue as treasurer for the 2017-2019 term.
The AAUW Washington Court House branch was organized in 1956 to advance the equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. If you have a college degree or are a current college student, you are eligible to join. Please contact the branch through www.aauwoh.org