Monthly Archives: July 2019

AAUW Member Wins Award

Cathy Palmquist Named Rotarian of the Year for 2018-2019

AAUW member, Cathy Palmquist, was named Rotarian of the Year for 2018-2019 by the Rotary Club of West Chester at the club’s gala presidential induction at the Chester County Bar Association. A 50+-year member of AAUW, Cathy was presented the award by the Rotary Club president, in which he cited her “for nearly 27 years of capturing the moments of Rotary with her camera, her tireless work promoting the Rotary Club, and in recognition of distinguished service, loyalty and devotion to the ideals of Rotary.” The Thursday lunch club, of which Cathy is PR chair,  is the largest and most active of the 54 clubs in District 7450 (Philadelphia to Oxford). Rotary International is the largest service club in the world, with 1.2 million members in 35,000 clubs worldwide.

Branch Donates $800 to Laundromat Library League

Laundromat Library League donation

Karen Iacobucci, (left) vice-president of the Laundromat Library League (LLL), accepts an $800 check from AAUW WC-CC Branch Co-president Anne Anderko and co-fundraiser Trish Alfano. The donated funds were raised through the efforts of Anne and Trish, who spearheaded a branch fundraiser last year in which AAUW members collected spare change in their individual piggy
banks throughout the year.