COUNTY DURHAM HOST EXCHANGE DIRECTOR IS JOHN WILHELM: We have a group of 12 ambassadors inbound exchange coming from the County Durham of England Friendship Force Club for a week staring on April 3, 2018. Please contact John Wilhelm, Event Coordinator, at 770.921.4333 to assist with event planning. You can also contact Bonnie Evans, Host Coordinator … Read moreJOHN WILHELM IS HOST COORDINATOR for COUNTY DURHAM, ENGLAND
We are excited to see new and old friends on Saturday, December 2nd, at La Petite Violette Restaurant for our Annual Holiday Party! We’ll meet at 12:30 p.m., at La Petite Violette, 2948 Clairmont Road, Atlanta, GA 30329. Lunch will be served at 1:30 p.m. This is our chance to pull our fanciest holiday outfits … Read moreHOLIDAY PARTY SATURDAY 12/2 AT 12:30 PM
Allison Lindsey has joined our FFGA Club. Allison is also on the staff of FFI, and was at our Annual Meeting on the 15th of this month, at which she gave a presentation and update on FFI. Allison has volunteered to be our Webmaster. Thank you! Barb Shields, longtime member of our club, has volunteered … Read moreWEBMASTER AND AUDITOR UPDATE
We are delighted that we have an international club coming to visit us April 2018, right after Easter . The club is from Durham, England, and we are hoping there is no language barrier. Please contact Cynthia Williams (404-351-5352; firstname.lastname@example.org) if you can assist. There will be more details in the up-coming newsletters.
Our Annual Holiday Party is set for December 2nd begin-ning at 12:30 p.m. at Petite Violette. Mark your calendars. The November newsletter will have specifics and we’ll also send out a Newsflash shortly.
JOIN US AT BAMBINELLI’S ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15TH! We are meeting and dining at Bambinelli’s Northlake. Social and Annual Meeting begin at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 15th. Supper begins at 5 p.m. Cost is still the same at $25 per person which includes soft drink, salad, entrée and garlic knots. Select your entrée and … Read moreANNUAL MEETING 10/15 At BAMBINELLIS
The club needs a new webmaster for 2018 to handle our website. Computer literacy needed and Bonnie Evans will train you. Please contact Bonnie at 404.771.0010 or via email at email@example.com
Dates to REMEMBER ANNUAL MEETING 10/15 HOLIDAY PARTY 12/2 at La Petite Violette
Date correction to the newsletter: Dinner hosts are still needed for the evening of Monday, October 23rd, when we have our Oregon Ambassadors in town. Contact Bonnie Evans if you can help out (404-771-0010).
Congratulations to our club member, Wilma Kirchhofer, who has co-authored a book! Wilma is having a book signing on August 12th, from 2 – 4 p.m. at the Decatur library. We are thrilled for Wilma and decided to hold a club lunch/social event starting just before her book signing, at the Marley House Irish Pub … Read moreSPECIAL EVENT 8/10 SPOTLIGHTING MEMBER WILMA KIRCHHOFER
Hosts are still needed for incoming guests for Friendship Force Central Willamette Valley Oregon from 10/19 till 10/26. Dinner Hosts are also needed for one night. Contact Bonnie Evans, firstname.lastname@example.org or 404.771.0010. We will be going on a journey to their club in 2019.
The club is planning a trip in October to the COWBOY FESTIVAL in CARTERSVILLE. It will be an all day event so we are encouraging members to carpool. If you need assistance with a ride contact, John Wilhelm at email@example.com or 770.921.4333. Be on the look out for the next newsletter for more details.
The Nominating Committee for the 2018 FFGA Board of Directors are Linda Foley (chairperson) firstname.lastname@example.org, Sue Mills email@example.com, and Barbara Shields firstname.lastname@example.org Begin thinking of talking about your interest. The Board encourages you to self nominate yourself or another agreeing member, by contacting one of the Nominating Committee Members listed above by August 15, 2017. … Read moreNOMINATIONS OPEN FOR THE 2018 FFGA BOARD
Members, please correct the date for the annual meeting to be October 15. Adjust your calendars.