AAUW annual meeting features May 14 ‘Buffalo Raffle’ with global flair

The local chapter of the American Association of University Women is adding a global flair to its upcoming fundraiser.

AAUW Mboro logo webAAUW of Murfreesboro will conduct its annual meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 14, at Forest Oaks No. 1 Clubhouse, 1002 E. Northfield Blvd.

The gathering will include a “Shape the Future” Buffalo Raffle. With the theme of “International Bazaar,” items that represent countries other than the United States will be raffled off.

Members will donate items they obtained during international travel, gifts they have received or items they have purchased.

Seventy-five percent of the raffle proceeds will benefit branch operations. The other 25 percent will go to AAUW’s legal and education funds.

New members may join at the meeting for $36, which is one-half of the regular dues. Members and their guests will enjoy a potluck dinner.

Attendees are requested to donate children’s underwear for the local domestic violence shelter.

For more information, contact Dr. Ayne Cantrell, MTSU professor emerita and president-elect of AAUW of Tennessee, at acantrell@comcast.net.

— Gina K. Logue (gina.logue@mtsu.edu)