AAUW Christmas party set for Dec. 12

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain-Kingsford Branch of American Association for University Women will meet for its annual Christmas party Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Chippewa Club in Iron Mountain.

The social hour will begin at 5 p.m., followed by dinner at 5:30 p.m. The dinner will include a salad with celery, apples, cranberries, candied walnuts and crumbled feta with a spice vinaigrette; and roasted pork loin marsala with poached baby potatoes. The vegetarian meal option is vegetable risotto. The dessert is dark chocolate mousse with strawberry coulis.

Activities of the evening include a Christmas drawing and a holiday beverage live auction. All proceeds from the evening will be used for scholarships for women in the community.

All interested women are welcome to attend this event. Women are asked to make reservations by no later than Thursday, Dec. 7, by contacting Jan Van Gasse, branch co-president, at janicevangasse@gmail.com or 906-563-8791. Those interested in joining AAUW also can contact Van Gasse.

AAUW is a nationally recognized nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that strives to promote equity for women and girls through advocacy, education and research.

The Iron Mountain-Kingsford Branch of AAUW supports this mission through our Speech Trek Competition, annual book sale, Candidates’ Forum, Equal Pay Day, College Night, voter registration, Start Smart Workshop.

They also provide numerous scholarships for area women to attend a two- or four-year college or university of their choice.