AAUPW Members

AAUPW Members
**************** Some of the AAUPW members at our 2014 Holiday Party ***************

December 31, 2006

Private Tour of Stadtmuseum Exhibit

Our popular January 2006 speaker, Herr Gerhard Meighörner, conducted members on a private tour of the München wie geplant exhibition at the Stadtmuseum.

December Book Club Meeting

We discussed The Good of Small Things by Arundhati Roy.

December Stammtisch

Sangeet (Indian cuisine)

December 1, 2006

December Program Meeting

Wednesday, December 13, 2006
Our annual Holiday Party - including the popular White Elephant Gift Exchange!

November 30, 2006

November Program Meeting

Eva Hieronymus, who runs a Socialburgerhaus in Berg am Laim informed us about the center - one of several in the city - which bring together various social services under one roof.

November Book Club Meeting

We discussed Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver.

November Stammtisch

Lemar (authentic Afghani restaurant)

October 31, 2006

October Program Meeting

Mel Kelly introduced us to Toastmasters International - a non-profit organization which gives its members the opportunity to develop and improve their public speaking abilities through local club meetings, training seminars and speech contests - and invited AAUPW members to do a bit of extemporaneous speaking followed by instant feedback.

October Book Club Meeting

We discussed My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult.

October Stammtisch

PreysingGarten (Italian-influenced restaurant in Haidhausen)

September 30, 2006

September Program Meeting

Our usual getting-to-know-you first meeting of the new AAUPW year.

September Book Club Meeting

We discussed The Virgin Blue by Tracy Chevalier.

September Stammtisch

Joe Peñas (Mexican)

August 31, 2006

August Stammtisch

Prinz Myshkin (vegetarian restaurant with extensive menu)

July 31, 2006

July Program Meeting

Our annual 4th of July Party for AAUPW members and their families!

July Stammtisch

Monopteros (Greek café)

June 30, 2006

June Program Meeting

Our annual walking tour: After Hours at the Zoo - a private tour of Tierpark Hellabrun, including a look behind the scenes.

June Book Club Meeting

We discussed Cry, The Beloved Country by Alan Paton.

June Stammtisch

Zerwick (vegan)

May 31, 2006

May Program Meeting

With an audio-visual presentation including slides and archive recordings, member Anne Janssen told the remarkable tale of The Comedian Harmonists, the German singing group of the 1930's which was forced to disband at the height of their fame because three of their members were Jewish.

May Book Club Meeting

We discussed the posthumously-published Lady Susan by Jane Austen.

May Stammtisch

Blue Nile (traditional Ethiopian - without knife and fork!)

April 30, 2006

April Program Meeting

AAUPW President Shari Temple - Managing Director in Europe for Aidmatrix Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides technology for other non-profit organizations - spoke of her work with food banks, disaster relief and other humanitarian non-profit organizations in Europe, Asia and Africa.

April Book Club Meeting

We discussed The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields.

April Stammtisch

Surahi Indisches Restaurant (Indian cuisine)

April 1, 2006

March Program Meeting

David Dorian Dowdy, founder of consultancy Triple D Start-Up Service, spoke on the topic of what it takes to start up a business in Germany.

March Book Club Meeting

We discussed Passing by Nella Larsen.

February 28, 2006

February Program Meeting

Our very distinguished guest speaker, Charlotte Knobloch, President of the Israelitischen Kultusgemeinde München und Oberbayern (Israeli Cultural Community of Munich and Upper Bavaria) spoke of her personal history, her dedication to reconciliation between Jews and non-Jews, and her longstanding efforts towards the re-erection of the Israelitische Kulturgemeinde on St. Jakobsplatz.

February Book Club Meeting

We discussed The Tortilla Curtain by T.C. Boyle.

February Stammtisch

Taverna Pavlos (delicious Greek food and very friendly service)

January 31, 2006

January Program Meeting

Renowned urban planner Gerhard Meighörner spoke on "What Makes Munich so Livable? - The Past and Present of Munich Urban Planning".

January Book Club Meeting

We discussed One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

January Stammtisch

Café Monaco (Italian cuisine)