AAUW Scholarships 2014

WEST BRATTLEBORO -- The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will hold its annual dinner meeting at Dalem’s Chalet in West Brattleboro on Tuesday, May 6, beginning at 6 p.m. Orly Munzing will speak on "The Story of Strolling of the Heifers."

The Annual Educational Foundation Honor Award will be presented to a woman of distinction from the Brattleboro AAUW Branch.

Anyone wishing to learn more about this program is invited to contact President Mary Hawkes at 802-254-6594.

AAUW is a national organization that advances education and equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.

Eagles Auxiliary

BRATTLEBORO -- The Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary will hold its May meetings on Wednesday, May 7 and 21, at 7 p.m. at the Club Home, 54 Chickering Drive, Brattleboro. All members are welcome.

Brattleboro Area Lions Club

BRATTLEBORO -- The Brattleboro Area Lions Club meets the first and third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. For details, contact Lion Jim Zoller at 802-579-6899.

BrattleMasters

BRATTLEBORO -- BrattleMasters, Brattleboro’s local Toastmasters Club, will meet on Thursday, May 8, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Marlboro College Graduate Center. Check at the front desk for room number.

The meeting is a friendly, fun, supportive gathering where participants practice their speechmaking and leadership skills.


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Short speeches are given on a wide variety of topics and some spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Guests are welcome and admission is free for the visitors. Refreshments will be available.

The club meets every second and fourth Thursday each month. For information, call 413-834-3891 or www.brattleboro.toastmastersclubs.org.

Tri Town Collectors Club

BRATTLEBORO -- The Tri Town Collectors Club will hold a Coin, Comic Book, Sports, Postcard, Family Hobby Show on Saturday, May 10, at the Holiday Inn Express on Chickering Drive in Brattleboro from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The group has decided to continue its Brattleboro event on a year round basis. Besides the usual offerings of coins, currency, stamps and sports cards, there will be a special quiz for collectors at the coin club table giving away many interesting door prizes including a nice group of collectable quarters.

This month, three new coin collectors will be present, including a Canadian coin specialist. There also will be a collector with a large presentation of vintage sports cards and two comic book dealers.

There is no admission charge and anyone wishing to set up a card table to sell their material may do so by calling Joe Fuller at 802-297-1274.