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Club news: Auburn Branch of the American Association of University Women

The Auburn Branch of the American Association of University Women is looking for a few interested teen girls in grades seven to 12.

Sister To Sister 2006: Mind, Body and Self will be an all-day conference for teen girls from Auburn and surrounding communities. This fifth biannual event runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Canyon View Community Center, 471 Maidu Drive in Auburn. For more information or registration, call Daniella Zimmerman at 885-5707 or

The registration fee of $20 includes all conference activities and speakers, a continental breakfast, pizza lunch, snacks and a goodie bag. Activities/workshop topics planned include: College Planning and Preparation, (Karen Green, College/Career Preparation counselor and coordinator of the Placer County Peer Court program), Recognizing and Coping with Teen Depression, (Anne Gamble, MFT and educator), “Reflections of Self” hands-on craft activity, (Local metal and glass artist Deanna Marsh), Self-Defense, (Placer County Sheriff’s Dept. Detective Mike Bennet), and Dramatic Improvisation Games.

Keynote speaker will be Jane Haproff, Ph.D., instructor at Sierra College. She will give an interactive presentation on “How Mind Body and Self Interact with Each Other and with Community.” Chief Valerie Harris of the Auburn Police Department and AAUW Auburn Branch President Susan Rushton are scheduled to help with the welcome address.

Seating is limited to 100 girls. Check-in and Breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m., and the program begins at 9 a.m.

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