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AAUW Celebrating Women's History Month


Last updated 3/6/2019 at 5:02pm

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Megan Pomphrey (left) and Peggy McCaffrey (right), leaders of the Dining for Women Brevard/Hendersonville chapter, pose with member Julia Kennerly.

In March each year, the Brevard American Association of University Women (AAUW) celebrates Women's History Month by honoring local women who exemplify the national theme for this event.

In 2019, that theme is "Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence," recognizing women who have waged efforts against war, violence and injustice and promoted the use of nonviolence to change society.

While the local work may not garner national recognition, there are a number of efforts by Transylvania women to stand up against injustice, help eliminate violence in the community and use peace...

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