AAUW members Susan Hampton, left, and Kathleen Bennett are shown planning for the July 22 Garden Party. The gathering will be held from 2 until 5 p.m., with food, beverages and prizes being featured in celebration of AAUW's 130th birthday. Members and guests are asked to call 786-3415 no later than July 20 if they plan to attend. Membership in AAUW is open to both men and women with associates degrees or higher. AAUW promotes gender equity in education and employment through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. It is one of the oldest and largest organizations that provides scholarships, fellowships and grants for higher education. In principle and in practice, AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability. For information about membership call 789-9096 and visit AAUW's website www.aauw.org.