Monday, September 14, 2015

Fergus Falls AAUW announces its 2015 Holiday Tour of Homes

Five 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. 14 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 The Market on Union Avenue, Wild Rose Floral & Gifts, The Flower Mill, Periwinkle/The Bric, Beyond the Mitred Corner, Ben Franklin, Calla Lily, Target, Refreshing Designs of Perham, and Williams Co. Store of Ottertail.
Tickets are $20 and are available from The Market on Union Avenue, Service Foods and Victor Lundeen's. Ticket sales are limited. You can also purchase tickets you can pick up at the YMCA the day of the event by calling Gayle Jacobson and (218) 736-4485.
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
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 

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

STEAM Girl Saturday is April 11

Fergus Falls AAUW's STEAM Girl Saturday for fifth and sixth grade girls is Saturday, April 11 at Minnesota State Community and Technical College.

What do you get when you combine science with the arts? You get STEAM! Steam stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. The Fergus Falls AAUW invites fifth and sixth grade girls to explore STEAM careers during this fun, interactive event. This year, girls will explore the science of music!

Space is limited to 18, so sign up early.

Register and learn more at

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

2015 Fergus Falls AAUW Scholarship application now available

Each year the Fergus Falls AAUW is pleased to award four scholarships to area women--three $1,500 scholarships and one $1,500 Georgia Dieseth scholarship for a woman who has demonstrated an interest in the arts (music, drama, writing, art).  The applications are due March 20, 2015. 

Download scholarship packet.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

AAUW hosts showing of The Invisible War

The AAUW is pleased to present the award-winning documentary "The Invisible War" at a free showing on Aug. 25.