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Archived May 3, 2010 Minutes

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Board Meeting - May 3, 2010

The Board meeting was held at the home of Sue Hill.  The meeting opened at 7:10 P.M.  The minutes were read by secretary and accepted.

Ron gave the treasurer's report showed a healthy balance with 38 paid members.  His report was accepted and supported.

Nathan Wood was appointed Communication chair and a discussion followed regarding how to spread information about Friendship Force.  Carol Wilson-Duffy offered to help him.

IN-BOUND EXCHANGES:
The Friendship Force of Dayton will be here from May 5 to May 8, 2010.  Sue Hill distributed the program.

The Friendship Force of Kaluga, Russia, will be coming in March, 2011.
Tonya Green and Sue Hill have volunteered to be exchange directors.

The Friendship Force from Ottawa, Canada will be coming in July, 2011.

OUT-BOUND EXCHANGES:
Causeway Coast, Ireland, exchange is from May 13-28, 2010 with Jill Murphy as exchange director.  Going  from the Lansing area are: Sue Hill, Gail Riley, Kay & Dick Tipton, Ken & Marilyn Malkowski, Gina Murphy and Jacki Murphy.

All Michigan Exchange to Whangarel & Christchurch, New Zealand, will take place in July, 2011.

FRIENDSHIP FORCE INTERNATIONAL:
The Friendship Force World Conference will be held October 16-18, 2010, in Washington, D.C. Jill Murphy is attending.  Exchange procedures can be found on the FFI site.

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES: 
August 20, 2010 - Picnic - placed to be determined later - Nathan Wood is
investigating Hawk Island and Potter Park as possible sites.
September 5-6, 2010- Mackinac Bridge Walk - call Tonya Green (694-3371) for details.

NEXT MEETINGS:

Friday, June 18, 2010 - G
eneral Meeting; Hannah Community Center; program by Ken & Marilyn Malkowski on their exchange to Ukraine.

No board meeting in July

The meeting closed at 7:45 P.M. followed by refreshments.

Respectfully submitted,


RoseMary Hopp, Secretary

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