Singapore Chapter Welcomes New Member!

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May 152017

Mr. Graham Bell, President of the Singapore Chapter, presenting a membership certificate to new member Dr. Tan Chin Nam.

Pacific-Northwest Chapter Welcomes New Members

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May 032017

The Pacific-Northwest Chapter gathered for lunch at the Pearl Bar and Dining in Bellevue, WA on Saturday, April 22. Fifteen members and guests were present including Mr. and Mrs. Stefan Krasowski, who recently moved to Seattle from New Jersey. And, by chance of good timing, new member Mr. Jim Foster of Anchorage, AK was able to swing by Bellevue on his return to Anchorage from Guam. Mr. Foster gave the group a brief description of his Magellan Project, where he hopes to replicate Ferdinand’s circumnavigation 500 years later. New, local members Jim and Caroline Farrell of Bellevue were also introduced and presented with their membership certificates.

New members for Singapore Chapter

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Apr 222017
Singapore Chapter Welcomes Two New Members
Singapore Chapter President Graham Bell presenting Mr. Bob Tan and Rear Admiral Harris Chan with their membership certificates.



Naples Chapter learned about Iran at April luncheon

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Apr 142017

On Sunday, April 9th, 2017 the Naples Chapter presented its last speaker luncheon of the season, which was attended by 125 members and guests.  Our member Paula O’Connor gave a most interesting and detailed account of her recent trip to Iran.  Paula traveled the entire country with a group of people from the Naples Council of World Affairs. They saw all the important historical sights, as well as the modern cities with their great architecture.  Everywhere they went, they were met with the  friendliest of people.  Paula is eager to go back to Iran. Visit the Naples Chapter website for more photos.

 

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Record turnout at Naples Chapter March 12 Luncheon

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Mar 152017

The Naples Chapter has held the March 12th luncheon, at the Naples Sailing and Yacht Club. We had a record turnout, with 145 members and guests attending. Our special speaker Albert Podell came from New York, to tell us all about the 196 countries that he had visited over 50 years. There were many spectacular pictures and much interesting commentary about his numerous adventures, for us to see and hear. It was a delightful, and humorous presentation, enjoyed by all.

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Washington DC Chapter Celebrates Chinese New Year

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Mar 082017
The Washington DC Chapter enjoyed a Chinese New Year lunch at Grace’s Mandarin Restaurant at National Harbor in Maryland. (click on an image to see a larger version)

Kip Knudson with speaker, Professor Diana Kim of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service.

Ernest Weiss receiving his membership certificate from Chapter President Kip Knudson.

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