The meeting was held at the Hannal Center and was opened by President Diane.
March, 2011 -- Kaluga, Russia; Exchange Directors: Tonya Green and Sue
July, 2011 -- Ottawa, Canada
Sue Hill was congratulated for being exchange director for the Dayton Friendship
Force and producing such a great program. Everyone had a wonderful time!
OUTBOUND EXCHANGES: July, 2011--All-Michigan to Whangarei & Christchurch,
Thanks to Jill Murphy for leading a most successful exchange to Causeway Coast,
CLUB ACTIVITIES: Turkish Tea at the home of Nimet Alpay was well attended
and all particpated in many wonderful Greek dishes and conversation with Nimet and her family and friends. Thanks
to Dottie Shonkwiler for arranging this.
John & Lorraine Baker from Mt. Barker, Australia, were hosted by Tom &
RoseMary Hopp and a little party was held for them. They were impressed with the friendliness and interest in learning
about their FF activities.
FF World Conference is October 16-18, 2010. Several members are attending.
Mackinac Bridge Walk-September 5-6--Tonya Green has made arrangements
Club picnic--Thursday, August 19, at the Lake Lansing Sailing Club pending on
confirmation. Sue & Dennis Dudley are the sponsors. More information later.
SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS: Jill Murphy, past-president, and Bob Sheap, past-treasurer,
were presented with plaques and flowers and many thanks for their services.
PROGRAM: Ken Malkowski (with help of Marilyn) did a power point presentation
of their Friendship Force Exchange to Ukraine and Poland. Unfortunately, they were cut short by pending storm and
the meeting was quickly ended.
A table of wonderful refreshments were served throughout the evening
coordinated by Margaret Sickles.
The next board meeting will be announced.
RoseMary Hopp, Secretary