President’s Message

Greetings! We will be meeting at Duck’s Grille and Bar on Sunday, May 16 at 3 p.m. This is our annual meeting and installation of officers. Please remember that guests, family and friends are welcome at this meeting.

The new membership year begins July 1 and Katharyn Thayer, our treasurer, will be at the meeting to collect dues for 2010-2011. Dues are $49 for the Association, $11 for the state and $11 for our branch.

Evelyn Lynge has volunteered to serve as Membership VP for the coming year. I am still looking for someone to assist me with branch programming and meeting planning.

Looking forward to seeing you on Sunday!



THN Editor-in-Chief “retires”: Our own Connie Gamble Ochse has served as Communications Team Leader for AAUW NC for the last three years. As such, she also served as editor-in-chief of the Tar Heel News, our state newsletter. Connie will be stepping down on June 30. If you or anyone you know would like to take a more active part on the state level of our organization, this is a wonderful place to start. Please contact Connie – 910-346-8223 or if you have questions.


Our next meeting: May 16, 3:00 p.m. (Sunday) at Duck’s Grille and Bar, 1207 Gum Branch Rd., Jacksonville. This will be our annual dinner and installation of officers. Spouses, significant others and friends are welcome to attend.


Dues are due: You may pay your dues of $71 at our annual meeting on May 16th, or mail them to Katharyn Thayer, 203 Hodges St., Morehead City, NC 28557 no later than June 1.


Our Branch in the News: Seven of our members attended the Women’s History Luncheon hosted by the Onslow County Council for Women at the Onslow County Museum in Richlands. The group was pictured in the Neighbors section of the The Jacksonville Daily News on May 9.



May Annual Dinner and Installation – Sunday, May 16, 3 p.m. at Duck’s Grille & Bar, 1207 Gum Branch Rd., Jacksonville. Spouses/significant others, friends and neighbors are welcome to attend.

June and July – No regular branch meetings.


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