The St. Croix Valley Branch of AAUW  began in 1947 and has 39 members from Stillwater, Afton, Woodbury, Lake Elmo, Oak Park Heights, Marine on the St. Croix, St. Paul and Hudson, WI.  We are a dynamic group of intellectually curious women with a common interest. We have been working to break through barriers for women and girls for 70 years.  Our Interest Groups include a Gourmet Group, a Book Group, a Movie Group which meets in members’ homes, and a Theater Group which attends local productions.

Upcoming Programs

Monday, April 13, 2020 – Election Security:  David Maeda, Director of Elections for the State of Minnesota, will explore election security concerns in our state and nationally.  What is the nature of threats to election security nationally, with an emphasis on threats in Minnesota? How is election security protected in Minnesota? What are the mechanisms in place to address cybersecurity protections?  Social media misinformation? What are the cooperative efforts among states to work on election security?  Program presented in partnership with the Stillwater Public Library. No registration required. The program is at the Stillwater Public Library Margaret Rivers Room on the 3rd floor, 224 3rd Street North, starting at 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM with an AAUW business meeting starting at 6:00 PM for the AAUW members.


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In January we gathered to make 150 sandwiches for the homeless.

We had our annual holiday luncheon at Doc Cafe in Stillwater on Monday, December 9th.  Here are some pictures of our festive event.

On July 10, 2019 the St, Croix Valley Branch joined the Stillwater Coffee Group in volunteering at the International Institute luncheon for New Americans at the Institute on Como Ave., St. Paul. 100 to 115 adults were served a picnic style meal.

Sara Jorgensen has been named the 2019 scholarship winner by the St. Croix Valley chapter of the American Association of University Women.

St. Croix Valley AAUW volunteers at Warner Nature Center, Marine on the St Croix in June 2019.

Women’s International Day 2019 at the Minnesota Capital on March 8th

In January 2019, a group of AAUW women gathered at Feed My Starving Children and helped pack over 24,000 meals.

                                                                           Holiday Luncheon, December 2018