2020 Reston-Herndon Branch Schedule

Branch Activities by Date


Thursday, January 9 – Reston-Herndon Board of Directors Meeting, 1 pm at Carol Flicker’s home. Contact Janine Greenwood  if you would like to attend or suggest an agenda item.

Tuesday, January 14 and Wednesday, January 15 – AAUW Virginia Lobby Days in Richmond.  Contact Janine Greenwood if interested. 

Wednesday, January 15 – 7 PM Great Decisions at Judi Polizzotti’s condo at Stratford House. Contact Judi at 

Saturday, January 18 Recruiting event at Chico’s at Fairfax Corner at 1 p.m.  Contact Ilene Banker if interested in modeling or recruiting at 

Wednesday, January 22 – 2:15 p.m. Afternoon Book Group at Herndon Senior Center. Contact or   January book is A Better Man by Louise Penny.

Thursday, January 23  7 p.m. Evening Book Group at Scrawl Books, Reston Town Center. Contact or    January book is A Better Man by Louise Penny.

Tuesday, January 28AAUW National Webinar scheduled. Check National website for updates.

Thursday, January 30 Lobby Corps on Capitol Hill.  Contact Mary Zane

Monday, February 3 Cultural Arts outing to Library of Congress.  Watch for details from Roberta Sherman and Carol Flicker.

Friday, February 7 – 10:30 a.m. Reston-Herndon Executive Board meeting. Contact Janine Greenwood  if you would like to attend or suggest an agenda item.

Saturday, March 7 –
Branch Meeting Tentatively ScheduledNote: this is a Saturday morning. More details to come!

Friday, April 17 – Sunday, April 19 – 2020 AAUW-VA Conference and celebration of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. To be held in Alexandria at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites. Updates coming soon!

Wednesday, April 22 Cultural Arts outing to Hillwood Estates, Museum and Gardens with tours of the mansion and garden followed by on-site lunch. More details to come.

May Date TBD 
– Annual Business Meeting, Elections, Pot Luck Dinner. Details and date TBA.


Regularly Scheduled Branch Meetings

Executive Committee Meetings
Dates, Times and Locations are announced on an on-going basis for 2019-2020 year.

Board of Directors Meeting
Dates, Times and Locations are announced on an on-going basis for 2019-2020 year.

Book Group
Afternoon 4th Wednesday 2:15 p.m. at Herndon Senior Center, 873 Grace St, Herndon
Evening 4th Thursday 7:00 p.m. at Scrawl Books, Reston Town Center, 11911 Freedom Dr
Look for e-blasts from co-chairs for specifics each month. The Book Group Co-chairs are Alyse Goldman ( and Carla Heymsfeld (
January book selection: A Better Man by Louise Penny. Wed. Jan 22  (2:15 pm) and Thurs. Jan 23 (7:00 pm).

Great Decisions Discussion Group
3rd Wednesday of each month from 7 – 8:45 p.m. at Judi Polizzotti’s home, Stratford House, #501, Stratford House Place, Reston. A monthly e-vite is sent to all members. Contact Judi at  if you have questions. All members are welcome to participate.
Next meeting: Wednesday, January 15 at 7 p.m. at Stratford House
“State of State Department and Diplomacy” from the 2019 briefing book.
Notes: You can pre-order the 2020 briefing book through the Foreign Policy Association ( or through Amazon Kindle or Barnes and Noble Nook for a reduced price.  Just enter Great Decisions 2020.

Lobby Corps
Lobby Corps is held periodically during the upcoming Congressional Session as determined by the Public Policy Staff at AAUW National. Please see the “Lobby Corps” tab on this website for detailed information. The Lobby Corps and Public Policy Co-Chairs, Judi Polizziotti ( and Mary Zane (, are happy to answer any questions you may have about this important branch activity. The next Lobby Corps on Capitol Hill is scheduled for Thursday, January 30, 2020.