Friday, December 2, 2022

AAUW Turns 40

At the AAUW Spring Luncheon at Bistro Soleil, the ladies celebrated their 40th Anniversary, awarded scholarship money to six deserving Marco Island women, and installed their executive officers for 2018-2020.

“We exceeded our fundraising goals in February at our Time, Talent, & Treasure Auction. We usually give $1,000 to each recipient. The goal was to give $1,500 this year. We exceeded our goal and were able to give $1,700 to each recipient, which is just fabulous,” exclaimed outgoing President Jacky Childress.

St. John’s High School student, Madeline Grucci, who plans to attend Boston College in the fall, received the 2018 High School Scholarship. 2018 Martha Yates Scholarship recipients included Laura Raymond, Sabrina Forlenza, Catherine Gorman, Rosemarie Fusco, and Stephanie Pepper.

For more information about applying to the Martha Yates Scholarship or the American Association of University Women (AAUW), visit


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