AAUW Escanaba branch members, from left, Laura LaPine, Margaret Carignon, Nancy Smith, Eileen Bizeau, and Shannon Taylor tout the group's kick-off luncheon set for Saturday, Sept. 21, at 11:30 a.m. at Pacino's Restaurant in Escanaba. Guest speaker will be Joy Hopkins, Bay de Noc Community College Board member who will speak on the topic, "Partners in Education." Those attending will have the opportunity to learn what AAUW programming/events are being planned for the upcoming membership year. Lunch choices are Tuscan Chicken Pasta Salad, Chicken Marsala, Roasted Cauliflower & Coconut Curry Risotto or Bistro Steak. RSVP with lunch choice to Sandy Walker, 399-1196; email firstname.lastname@example.org or Janice Gayan, 789-9096 or email email@example.com by Wednesday, Sept. 18.