EBWA--Welcoming All Women of All Ages

September 25


"Women of Power and the Power of Women":

An evening of storytelling, and living the stories, with author and storyteller Barbara Chepaitis"


Barbara Chepaitis is an author and storyteller whose work has focused on powerful women.  From the main character in her series, Jaguar Addams, to her storytelling group, The Snickering Witches, she's been walking in the world of women's power for most of her life.  In her presentation September 25, she'll use storytelling from the old traditions, combined with stories of the new to lead listeners toward a deeper understanding of what power means to them.   


Barbara Chepatis is author of seven published novels, including the critically acclaimed Feeding Christine and These Dreams, as well as the sci-fi series featuring Jaguar Addams.  Her first nonfiction book, Feathers of Hope: Pete Dubacher, The Berkshire Bird Paradise, and the Human Connection with Birds, led her into helping a Navy SEAL rescue a wounded eagle from Afghanistan, an event that had broad media coverage.  That story is told in her book, Saving Eagle Mitch.  


Reservations for the vegetarian meal served at 6:15 pm must be made with Gabrielle Reals by e-mail at by Monday September 22 or by calling her at 382-5685 by 8 pm Tuesday September 23.   If you require a gluten-free meal, please tell Gabrielle when making your reservation; you may bring your own meal if you prefer.  To attend only the program, arrive before 8 pm.   We gather for socializing at 5:45 pm and begin networking (brief sharing of news interesting to us) about 7 pm.  Cost of the evening is $15 or $3 if attending only the program.



Looking  Ahead : 

October 23:  "Bringing Mooncatchers to Uganda: One Way to Keep Girls in School",  presented by Ellie von Wellsheim, UUSS member, artist and activist.





Next Steering Committee meeting, Wednesday, September 3 in the UUSS Emerson Room at 7 pm.   Come and join us!

We operate without elected officers.  All activities are coordinated by a steering committee of persons who simply like being a member of a group of all women.  Responsibilities are shared and rotated.  Help decide on programs, get to better know the women involved and double your enjoyment of EBWA.  For general information:  Contact Carol Hamblin, 861-6034;


More detailed information about EBWA meetings and policies can be found by opening the following link: http://tinyurl.com/WA-Evening-Branch.