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Upcoming Journeys

Oct 24, 2016 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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Crazy For Quilting
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Crazy For Quilting

Oct 3, 2016 by

The Crazy for Quilting journey was a great success!  Here’s a day by day description of the fun. Friday, Sept. 30 The Friendship Force of Cedar Rapids/Iowa City welcomed 18 Ambassadors at Wickiup Hill Nature Center!  Our club has prepared a Best of Iowa dinner, featuring roast pork loin and side dish pot luck.  In the spirit of Friendship Force, 5 Ukrainian educators and...

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Lansing Exchange, September 11-17, 2016
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In September, 2016, 17 ambassadors made a visit to the Friendship Force club of Lansing, Michigan. The journey to Lansing in September offered warm hospitality, comfortable weather, lots of interesting activities, renewal of friendship made when they visited us and created many new friendships. This was an opportunity to reconnect with club members who visited Cedar Rapids in June 2015. With our Lansing hosts,...

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Nashik, India Incoming Exchange, July 2-8, 2016
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We completed a successful journey hosting 17 ambassadors from Nashik, India on July 8.  Our guests were able to experience home hosted lunches, a walk through the Brucemore gardens, a visit to the Czech and Slovak Museum; 4th of July festivities including fireworks; a day in Jones Count included learning about artist Grant Wood, a visit to Weber Stone, the motorcycle museum and winding up with dinner at...

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Visit to Central Iowa Club, July 16, 2016
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As we continue to build intra-state relationships, ten club members enjoyed overnight hospitality from our friends in the Central Iowa club (Ames) on July 16, 2016. It started with a tour of Reiman Gardens with hosts, then a walking tour of several art installations on the Iowa State University campus led by Ames club member, Dennis Dake. We learned about the artists and their...

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