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The Chillicothe, Ohio of American Association of University Women (AAUW) furthers the mission of AAUW. This branch’s mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.

Programs for 2014-15.

➢  Thursday, September 11, 5:30 p.m.: “Famous AAUW Women”, Bell Tower Mission,

Bourneville, OH.

➢  Thursday, October 23, 6:45 p.m.; Book Sale Celebration! Greeting card extravaganza

– OUC’s Child Development Center.

➢  Thursday, November 20, 6:45 p.m.: “Challenges and Rewards of Being in Business”,

a panel discussion with Cathy Dresbach, Dr. Jean Kerney, Susan Natoli, and Clare Schwemlein, OUC’s Child Development Center.

➢  Thursday, December 11, 5:30 p.m., Drama Group Vignettes, Pump House

➢  Saturday, January 24, 9:30 a.m.; Jo Dye, Ohio State AAUW Program Chair, OUC’s

Child Development Center

➢  Saturday, February 28, 9:30 a.m.: Annie King, “Balancing Life,” OUC Child

Development Center

➢  Tuesday, March 25, 7 p.m.: Conversations on Women’s Issues, OUC’s Child

Development Center

➢  Saturday, April 24, 9:45 a.m.: GIRL POWER II, OUC’s Child Development Center

➢  Thursday, May 21, 5:30 p.m.: ‘How the Status of Women in Different Countries Affects

Human Trafficking’, Dr. Marguerite Hernandez, OUC Child Development Center.


Ohio University - Chillicothe Giving Circle - OHIOwomen

The Ohio University - Chillicothe Giving Circle – Ohiowomen was formed in November 2010 to promote the arts, encourage volunteerism, support the wellness program, advance mentoring programs, enhance social service programs, become aware of Chillicothe’s historical heritage and participate in activities that support Ohio University - Chillicothe students. The events scheduled by the Giving Circle are open to the public to connect OUC with the community. The Giving Circle believes that women who are engaged to make a significant difference on campus promote educational excellence.

The OUC Giving Circle Ohiowomen has a Governing Board with no more than 15 voting members and includes the Development Officer at OUC. The quarterly meetings are open to all women. The Governing Board shall establish the yearly programs. The Giving Circle shall also seek grant and funding opportunities to support the mission of the organization. We welcome women who can donate time, talent or finances to become involved in the Giving Circle’s projects. Contact Joyce Atwood for more information about the organization at 740-774-7732. You can also gain information from the governing members.


The founding members of the OUC Giving Circle were Susie Cunningham, Lisa Kauffman, Sherry Mong, Joanna River, Laura Whinery, Martha Rittinger and Joyce Atwood. Nancy Gigley and Theresa Herrnstein have joined the governing board. The Student Activities Coordinator is a liason to the Circle.

“Our success, to be real, must contribute to the success of others.”

Eleanor Roosevelt




Joyce Atwood
Director – Resource Development
Technology & Business Development Center 139
T: 740.774.7732