AAUW presenting tour of homes featuring three homes this Sunday

Published 10:02 am Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Tour starting at 1 p.m. and going to 5 p.m

Three Austin homeowners are inviting the public in as part of the 2016 AAUW’s 2016 Scholarship Tour of Homes.

The three-home tour will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. this Sunday.

The three homes include Peggy and Glen Keener (2300 9th Avenue SW), Mitzi and Cody Anderson (503 21st Street SW) and Jenelle Cummings (2301 10th Street NW, #312).

Email newsletter signup

Tickets for the event are $15 and are available at the Coffee House on Main, Hy-Vee, Discover Austin and any AAUW member. Those interested can also call Sue Grove at 507-433-5464.

This event is sponsored by the American Association of University of Women, Austin branch. All proceeds help fund the scholarship commitment of the AAUW.

Guidelines for visitors includes: No photos, removal of shoes (bring footless), no bare feet, no gum, do not open closed doors, no smoking and no children under age 10.

The AAUW Educational Foundation advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education and research. Membership is open to anyone earning a two-year degree or certificate or a four year degree or certificate from an accredited university or college.



Peggy and Glen Keener

•Elegant home overlooking Turtle Creek, built in 1971.

•Completely redecorated by the Keeners in 2013.

•Home features 50 Japanese tansu (dressers) of all sizes collected over 30 years of living in Asia.

•Main floor has an open concept design with two master suites.

•Newly renovated year-round sun porch and patio.

•Peggy’s work room/office, located on the lower level, features a 21-foot desk.


Mitzi and Cody Anderson

•Mid-century, modern-style home built in 1957.

•Main floor was completely redecorated when the Andersons purchased the home in 2015.

•Main floor an open concept design with floor to ceiling windows, indoor grill, porcelain tile floors and Georgia Marble fireplace.

•The newly remodeled kitchen features knotty cherry wood cabinets and a butler’s pantry.

•Each room is decorated with unique art pieces that reflect their love of antiques and their travels abroad.


Jenelle Cummings

•Two bedroom apartment located in the Village Cooperative of Austin.

•Features spacious walk-in closet, large laundry room and storage area.

•Open concept living area opens up to private balcony.

•Access to a clubroom and large community room.

•The building is surrounded by landscaped grounds.

•Apartment is decorated with an eclectic artwork collection made by family members and friends, including unique wood pieces.