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AAUW dinner meeting scheduled for Nov. 8

October 26, 2012
Daily Press

ESCANABA - AAUW will host a dinner meeting and program at the Terrace Bay Inn, Embers Room, on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 5:30 p.m. "Women's Mental Health: Coping with Loss and Grief" is the topic of the program, which will follow dinner.

Dr. Rosemary Hakes, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist and Counselor, will present information on women's mental health, loss and grief, and local professional services available. Betty and Neil Hivala will share about their involvement with The Compassionate Friends, a support group for people who have lost a child, regardless of age. The program will include an overview of both professional and supportive mental health resources.

AAUW promotes the economic, social, and physical well-being of all persons. This includes quality affordable physical and mental health care.

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Betty Hivala, left, M.S., Education, The Compassionate Friends, and Dr. Rosemary Hakes, Ph.D., Psychologist and Counselor, will be the guest speakers at the AAUW dinner meeting and program scheduled for Nov. 8. The theme for the program is “Women’s Mental Health: Coping with Loss and Grief.”

Menu choices, which include salad, potato or vegetable, dinner rolls and a non-alcoholic beverage (coffee, tea, soda, or milk), are as follows: boneless pork chops, Hawaiian chicken, grilled salmon, broiled whitefish, and sirloin strip.

Reservations are required by calling 428-1254 or (906) 630-1577 by Sunday, Nov. 4, with a name and menu choice.

AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. AAUW is open to men and women who hold an Associate Degree or higher from an accredited college or university. In principle and in practice, AAUW value 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.



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