The Coast News Group

AAUW offers all a safer new year

CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA — The Del Mar-Leucadia branch of the American Association of University Women invites the public to a presentation on safety by the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. The AAUW meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Cardiff Library, 2081 Newcastle Ave. The Deputy Sheriff will give important safety tips, discuss various community programs available to us and answer questions. The public is invited to join the members at a 6 p.m. for a brown-bag dinner to precede the meeting.Membership in the American Association of University Women is open to all graduates who hold an associate or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university. The Del Mar-Leucadia Branch reflects the varied interests of its members with informative, educational monthly meetings and special interest groups such as Gourmet, Foreign Affairs, Book Groups, Mini Courses, Gadabout, and Theatre.

Founded in 1955, the local branch serves the North Coastal communities of Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, Olivenhain, Leucadia and La Costa. The branch raises funds for scholarships for students attending Mira Costa College and California State University San Marcos as well as local middle school girls attending Tech Trek, a math and science camp at University of California San Diego. Information: 760-918-6806 or The national organization, founded in 1881, advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.