Monday, September 22, 2008

AAUW book sale benefits scholarships

American Association of University Women annual used book sale

8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, September 27, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 533 S. Walnut in Springfield

Pre-sale for early shoppers - 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, September 26

$5 entrance fee will be charged on Friday; Saturday admission is free

Thousands of good-quality hardcover and paperback books, LPs, CDs, videos, and DVDs will be available.

All proceeds benefit the AAUW local scholarship fund that for over 35 years has provided support for women returning to school at UIS and St. John's College. Endowed and annual scholarships at UIS support four women annually, and one nursing scholarship is awarded at St. John's.

Event also supported by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.

For information or to donate items, contact Amy Green, AAUW educational foundation co-chair, at 546-3271 or e-mail