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Highlights from the
celebration to mark UN day.

Noreen Kokoruda our State
Rep (of the 101st)  and
Barbara Dunham,

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September branch
The Potluck
Supper is September 17th
at 6:30 PM  at St George’s
Church Hall on Guilford

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Celebration to Mark UN Day

On October 16th the AAUW Shoreline Branch marked
UN Day with a joint meeting of the United Nations
Association of Connecticut.

The title of the talk was Girls: Educated, Healthy, Safe,
Leaders: A Un Priority

The Event was attended by a full house at Madison's
Scranton Library. Notable and animated speakers kept
the audience rapt with their enthusiasm and sometimes
startling information about the status of women and girls
the world over. Welcoming comments from Barbara
Dunham, Co-President of the Shoreline Branch
introduced Episcopalian Suffragen Bishop of CT, the
Right Reverend James Curry, who gave an introductory
statement about the Diocese interest in affairs of the
UN, especially pertaining to women and girls.
Taking part in the celebration of the 125th anniversary of
AAUW fellowship and grant funding were: Front row: Alice
Rietz, state co-president and branch member; Sofia Espinoza
Sanchez, Yale graduate student and International Fellowship
recipient; and Barbara Dunham, branch co-president. Second
row: Elaine Quayle, EOF chair, and Marie Morch, past
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2014 Shoreline CT AAUW Scholarship

We are excited to announce that the recipient of The Shoreline
CT AAUW Scholarship for 2014 is Emily Perzanoski. She is the
daughter of Brian and Tammy Perzanoski of Clinton. She is
entering her junior year at American University as a student of
the School of International Service.  She will be studying
abroad next semester in Amman, Jordan focusing on
diplomacy and policy studies.

Emily has already taken four semesters of Arabic. She is
involved with and Co-President of Best Buddies at American
University which enables learning more about people with
intellectual and development disabilities.  One of her goals is
to intern with a national security organization.