The American Association of University Women founded in 1881, is the nation’s leading organization advocating equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. The Beaufort branch meets monthly to listen to speakers and discuss issues, in the attempt to break through educational and economic barriers for all women. A Tuesday, October 25 meeting with speaker Amanda Brewer from the Beaufort library will be at 6 p.m. at TCL bldg 24. Brewer will talk about the Smithsonian Museum’s Traveling Music Exhibit. New members are welcomed to attend. For more information, contact Diana Steele at 522-2796 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Newly elected Executive Board members of the Beaufort branch pictured are Peggy Hubright, Diana Steele, Lynn Lantz, Marianne Beck, Cindy Schafer, Celeste Nalwasky, and Veronica Miller.