Expanding our knowledge on a permanent basis is a fundamental part of the UWC philosophy. Taking advantage of the professional expertise among the Club’s membership and their contacts, the Continuing Education Committee organizes several workshops every year on a wide variety of stimulating topics of general interest, particularly to women. Workshops given by and for UWC members include:
- Stressed and Loving it by Valerie Hindle
- The Keys under your Skin by Mariel Birnbaumer
- Changing Codes and Values: Where am I? by Carol Diamondstein
- Habitat for Humanity by Connie Ledesma
May 2018 meeting
On Thursday, May 24th, come hear Willow’s talk and slide show on the Argentine Invasion of California: Terror struck the coast of Alta California as Bouchard sailed north. Blood was spilled, towns looted, pirate joy was everywhere. Monterey, the capital of Alta California, was taken by force. Bouchard and his men seized more than 20 pieces of artillery, rescued an Argentine warship, and imprisoned Spanish sailors and soldiers from the Cuartel of Monterey. More than 25 enemy ships were set afire, administering the kiss of death to Spanish commerce in its colonial possessions. The newly-created Argentine flag was flown triumphantly. It was certainly a memorable cruise.
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