Thursday, October 12, 2017

Tickets now on sale for the 2017 Holiday Tour of Homes!


Six Fergus Falls families invite you to share the holidays with them as they welcome you into their homes for the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Fergus Falls Branch’s biannual Holiday Tour of Homes, Saturday, Nov. 4 from 12-5 p.m.  The event also includes a reception at the Fergus Falls YMCA. Several local businesses will lend their expertise and/or wares to beautifully decorate each home, including BENEgrows, Ben Franklin, Brown-Eyed Susans, Calla Lily Designs, Carrie Johnson, Mimi Rae’s & AddyGrace, Refreshing Designs, Target, The Flower Mill and The Market at Union.

The homeowners graciously opening their doors for the tour include:
  • Lisa Bielfeldt, 946 W. Summit Av.
  • Chris & Sarah Derosier, 20580 Red Oak Lane
  • Marion & Morrie Kershner, 2306 Southview Dr.
  • Lee & Karen Krueger, 430 N. Union Av.
  • Plus two of the newly renovated apartments on the old RTC campus at 1447 Patterson Loop: Wade Swenson, and Gerri Moeller & Ross Willmington 

Tickets are $20 and are available from The Market on Union Avenue and Service Food. Ticket sales are limited.  

The Holiday Tour of Homes is the AAUW Fergus Falls Branch’s main fundraiser. Proceeds go toward scholarships and programming for area women.

For more information about the event, email ffaauw@yahoo.com.

The AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education and research. Since 1881, AAUW has been one of the nation's leading voices promoting education and equity for women and girls.


The Fergus Falls branch meets monthly September through May for learning and camaraderie. For more information about the Fergus Falls AAUW, email inquiries to ffaauw@yahoo.com. 

Friday, February 24, 2017

Spring Means Scholarship Season!

The 2017 AAUW Scholarship information is ready. Local schools have received the documents for high school girls. Women returning to college are also eligible for our branch scholarships.

Deadline is March 17, 2017.


Sunday, November 6, 2016

November 21st Meeting Tackles Sexual Abuse in Otter Tail County




      Michelle Eldien, Assistant District County Attorney, will join us to share some of her vast knowledge of sexual abuse and the law, particularly in Otter Tail County.  She will share information on the laws that pertain to sexual abuse as well as statistics from our county and SomePlace Safe.  In addition, she will talk about the legal process as it stands for victims and jurors.

The meeting begins at 5:30pm with a dinner of:
  creamy chicken soup made with white and wild rice, served with a lettuce salad topped with mandarin oranges, tomatoes and chow mein noodles.  Served with ciabatta bread and dessert. Cost of the meal is $10. 

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Our next Summer event is coming up this week!

Forest Edge Gallery & Dinner at Spanky's
Date: Women's Wednesday, August 17th
Time:  3:00-5:00 pm at the Forest Edge Gallery near Vergas, MN
Carpool:  Meet at the Kennedy Secondary School parking lot (across from Roosevelt Park) at 2:00pm
Cost:  FREE Music, Art Demonstrations & Hors d'oeuvres - Shopping & Dinner are Extra
Description:  For more info about Forest Edge Art Gallery, click here:
Dinner:    We will meet at Spanky's Stone Hearth on Rose Lake for dinner following the gallery.  Read more about Sparky's here: http://spankysstonehearth.com/
Dinner Reservations Required:  RSVP to ffaauw@yahoo.com>


Bring a friend, add a member at Summer of '16!