UP CLOSE and Personal
Women in the Arts Authors, Artists & Performers
by Carol Mulvihill, one of the featured artists at the AAUW event.
Local authors, artists and performers will be the highlight of the Big Bear Valley American Association of
University Women special event, Women in the Arts. Net proceeds of
the event will benefit programs for young Big Bear Valley Women including Tech
Trek, scholarships, and Speech Trek. The event takes place on Sunday, September
10th, from 2 pm to 5 pm at the Performing Arts Center (PAC).
Art displays, live music, a panel discussion with the artists on Inside
the Creative Process, hors d’oeuvres and wine, plus an extensive silent
auction, are part of this fundraising event. Tickets are $30 in advance or $35
at the door, if not sold out.
Featured honorees include: pianist-Barbara King, painter-Carol Mulvihill,
cellist/educator-Sharon Rizzo, writer/photo journalist-Kathy Portie, stained
glass artist- Diana Wondergem, mixed media mosaic artist-Jeannie Antes, and
The Big Bear Valley AAUW thanks their generous sponsors
who are supporting this event, including: Barnstorm Café, Sonora Cantina, Sweet
Basil Bistro, Alpenhorn, Sister My Sister Bakery, Azteca, and the Copper Q.
Each year, the Big Bear Valley branch of AAUW sends local 7th
grade girls to Tech Trek Summer Camp for a week of STEM learning and
activities. Scholarships and awards for Speech Trek are also
The Women in the Arts Fundraiser supports the organization’s
mission of advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education,
philanthropy, and research.
September 2 is the deadline for advance ticket purchase. For tickets and
information contact Sandy Senft at 909-866-7304.
Big Bear Valley American Association of University Women
is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation (Tax ID 81-2834843) in