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Upcoming Journeys

Jan 18, 2018 by

Below is a list of upcoming journeys for our club. If you are interested click on any of the journeys to learn about that journey. Click here to learn more about our club or here to join. Incoming from Sacramento, CA (May 1-9, 2017) Incoming from Lower Columbia, WA  (September 2017) Outgoing to Taipei and Kaohsiung, Taiwan (November 1-16, 2017) Requests for Germany Journey...

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Journey to Kaohsiung and Taipei, Taiwan, November 1-15, 2017
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On November 1, a warm, sunny day, our group of 21 ambassadors arrived in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Some came directly there and others stopped in Hong Kong for a short visit. We enjoyed visiting with our host families and their extended families; walking through their neighborhoods, cheering for the home team at a member’s week-end baseball game and experiencing Taiwan through our host’s eyes. We...

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Quad Cities, September 29th and 30th, 2017
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Journey Coordinator Marian Wetjen and eight Club members participated in a one-night Journey to the Quad Cities Club on Sept. 29 and 30. This was a reciprocal visit from a journey to Cedar Rapids in 2015. We toured Shady Knoll Farm (pumpkins, flowers, met the owner, animals, picture taking opportunity), Hampton Heritage Center to see the world’s largest Ginkgo tree carving, Campbell War of...

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Kosovo Open World, September 8 – 16, 2017
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The Kosovo Open world delegation was exciting and filled with curious, knowledgeable young people. We learned of a close association between Kosovo and Iowa. There are two Kosovo Consulates in the US, one in New York and one in Des Moines, plus the Embassy in DC. The delegates learned a great deal about language development and immigration in Iowa. West Liberty was an eye-opener...

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 Lower Columbia Washington, September 5th, 2017
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 Lower Columbia Washington journey to Cedar Rapids-Iowa City     Eleven members of the Lower Columbia, Wash., Friendship Force Club started their journey to Cedar Rapids-Iowa City with a welcome party on Sept. 5 at George and Stephanie Schulte’s home.     On Wednesday, the group toured Cedar Rapids with Sandy Fowler, assistant city manager, followed by a tour of Turner Alley and the Grant Wood exhibit...

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