Executive Director

UK Chapter Lunch at Savile Club on May 21

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Jun 032019
Cs. Hywel Peterson, Ges Roulstone, Rob Wilkinson, John Constable, Kane Avellano, Nick Alexander, Chapter President Helen Jenkins, Darlene Barnfield.
Cs. Hywel Peterson, Ges Roulstone, Rob Wilkinson, John Constable, Kane Avellano, Nick Alexander, Chapter President Helen Jenkins, Darlene Barnfield.
UK Chapter President Helen Jenkins welcomes new member Rob Wilkinson

June 2019 Circumbits

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Jun 012019

Annual Meeting Held in NYC

The Annual Meeting and luncheon was held on May 17 at The Yale Club in New York City. Officers, Board Members, NY and Chapter members gathered for our traditional meeting followed by lunch and a presentation by guest speaker and Pacific-Northwest Chapter member Jim Foster. Jim gave a fascinating presentation on The Magellan Project: the first documented circumnavigation of the earth that began 500 years ago.

Guest Speaker Announced

Best-selling author Patricia Schultz will address the Annual Meeting next year and it isn’t too early to make your plans. Patricia is a seasoned travel writer whose claim to fame is the renowned book 1000 Places to See Before You Die. Save the date for the next Annual Meeting – May 15, 2020.


Follow our Foundation Scholars Around the World

Our Foundation Scholar from Georgetown University, Fiona Singer, is on her way around-the-world! She will be visiting UK, Belgium, Israel, South Africa, Cambodia and Argentina. Her topic of study is Big Data: The Global Politics of Data and Privacy. Follow her along the way on her BLOG: https://medium.com/@fionasinger

Christopher LaMountain, our Foundation Scholar from Northwestern University will be leaving on his trip around-the-world on June 21. He will be visiting Germany, Uganda, India, Samoa, Australia and Chile. His topic of study is A Global Song: Investigating the Global Diversity of Baha’i Temple Music. Follow him along the way on his BLOG: https://blog.undergradresearch.northwestern.edu/blog/chris


Planning Ahead

The annual dinner at the House of Lords in London (of course!) will be held on December 4, 2019. The United Kingdom Chapter sponsors this event and all Circumnavigators are invited to attend. Members (including this writer) who have attended previous dinners attest that it is a wonderful event. Members can contact Tracy Sancilio at headquarters for more information.


Seven Continents?

Circumnavigators who have been to all seven continents are requested to let the Club know. Please email this writer at davidamink@me.com.


The Last Shot

Ann Swinford, Michigan Chapter, took this stunning shot of Lake Matheson in New Zealand. The upcoming issue of The Log will feature photography from around the world.

Do you have a good photo for The Last Shot? Please send to club@circumnavigators.org.

Luck to you!

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David A. Mink
International President
davidamink@me.com

Singapore Chapter May Lunch Meeting

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May 102019

Singapore Chapter President Mr. Michael Palmer presenting a membership certificate to new member Mr. Tan Boon Gin at the Singapore Chapter May lunch meeting at the long established Tien Court restaurant.





May 2019 Circumbits

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May 022019

Get Set for the Annual Meeting

Our Annual Meeting will be held on Friday, May 17 at the Yale Club in New York. Please join us for this important event which will feature our annual business meeting, followed by a luncheon and a presentation. Our speaker will be Circumnavigator Jim Foster who will discuss the Magellan Project, a monumental recreation of Magellan’s attempt to circumnavigate 500 years ago. The presentation is guaranteed to be informative and entertaining.

Click here for details about the Annual Meeting (pdf)

This is a picture of the statue of Fernao de Magalhães, aka Magellan, erected by the Chilean government in Lisbon, Portugal in 1960 to commemorate the 500 year anniversary of the death of Prince Henry the Navigator. This is the only statue of Magellan in Lisbon. There are none in Spain. The great Renaissance mariner stands with dignified obscurity in the statue rich world of Portugal and Spain. The nuanced grudge drama that is the Magellan story, helps keep this intriguing narrative hiding in plain site to the present day.

The Log needs your help

The summer issue of The LOG is in the works. We need input from Circumnavigators for All Over the Map. It’s simple to submit a brief item about your recent travels. Just email a sentence or two, along with a photo from the trip, to davidamink@me.com. It’s important for us to share our travel experiences with the membership. We are also looking for info for Scuttlebutt. Have you had an important event in your life? — Honors, publications, graduations and the like are welcome. The LOG staff appreciates your participation.

Photo contest is complete

Thanks to our members who participated by submitting fantastic photos and financially helping the Circumnavigators Club Foundation. The winning photos will be featured in The LOG, and all of the submitted photos will be shown on our web site.


These new Circumnavigators were approved for membership by the Board of Governors on May 1. More info about them will be available in the LOG.

            Lily Arjomand, Naples Chapter

            Cynthia Bear, New York Metro

            Alexander Eklund, At Large – Manor, TX

           Page Jackson, Naples Chapter

            William McGee, At Large – Chico, TX

            Dean Patenaude, Naples Chapter

            Peter Strub, Desert Chapter


The Last Shot

 
This writer has just returned from an adventure in South Africa, along with Circumnavigator Dottie Mink. Circumnavigator Jon Dill (Naples Chapter) and his wife Melody hosted the visitors at their lodge in Welgevonden. The animals were up-close, as shown by this photo of the majestic lion. 

Do you have a good photo for The Last Shot? Please send to club@circumnavigators.org.

Luck to you!

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David A. Mink
International President
davidamink@me.com

Desert Chapter Meeting and Luncheon

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Apr 122019

The Desert Chapter held a meeting and luncheon on April 7. C. Michael Licamele gave an informative talk on collecting miles to be used for travel and techniques for upgrading to first class.

C. Michael Licamele gave special tips on using air miles for upgrades when traveling.
Cs. Kaye Jenista (left) and Carole Maderia (right), plus longtime supporter C. Chuck Bivenour (background).

Singapore Chapter Lunch

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Apr 122019

Chapter President Mr. Michael Palmer presented a membership certificate to new member Mr. Teo Ser Luck at their April lunch.

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