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A new meeting schedule has been developed to include use of Zoom conferencing software so that we can meet electronically.
Info: Paula Rose - paularose2000@hotmail.com

October Meeting - Bhutan

Date/Time: Saturday October 10, 3-5 pm
Location: Zoom online
Program: Bhutan - an independent trip that Gerry and Isabella took to Bhutan last year
    Presenter: Gerry Ahrens
    Election of officers

Members will receive an invitation 2 weeks, 1 week and again 3 days before the meeting with a link that you will simply need to click to access the program.

No reservation needed.
Info: Paula Rose - paularose2000@hotmail.com

Members will receive a link to Zoom. Guests may request a link from edward perez - erperez@acm.org. edward is also available to help those who need help with Zoom.

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2020 Meetings

January Meeting - Utah Canyonlands
Date/Time: Saturday January 11, 3-5 pm
Place: Renner-Frankford Library, 6400 Frankford Rd, Dallas, TX 75252
 (just east of Preston Rd.)
Program: Presentation on FF Journey to Utah - Canyonlands
    Presenters: Beth and Randy Tezlaff
Cost: Free. No reservations needed
Dinner afterwards at Banana Leaf (Thai) - on your own
Info: Paula Rose - paularose2000@hotmail.com


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February Meeting - Romania
Date/Time: Saturday February 8, 3-5 pm
Place: Renner-Frankford Library, 6400 Frankford Rd, Dallas, TX 75252
 (just east of Preston Rd.)
Program: Presentation on FF / Habitat for Humanity Romanian Building Project
   Presenter: Felicity Sentance
Cost: Free / Dinner afterwards on your own
No reservation needed.
Info: Paula Rose - paularose2000@hotmail.com

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March Meeting

Date/Time: Saturday March 14, 1-3 pm
UPDATE 3/13: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO ADVICE TO LIMIT EXPOSURE TO GATHERINGS.


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April Meeting
 

Date/Time: Saturday April 11, 3-5 pm
UPDATE 3/13: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO ADVICE TO LIMIT EXPOSURE TO GATHERINGS.
 
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May Meeting
 

Date/Time: Saturday May 2, 3-5 pm
UPDATE 4/6: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO ADVICE TO LIMIT EXPOSURE TO GATHERINGS.

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June - Friendships Group Discussion

Date/time:      June 14 (Sunday) at 3 pm.
Place:             Your house - on Zoom (download Zoom before the meeting
                        if you do not have it already. Sign in with a link sent to your
                        email In advance.)
Program:        Discussion: How have you met people through FF and
                        maintained those friendships?

Speakers include Isabella Iverson, Sandy Kaiser and Leyla Akgerman (and perhaps one more). Talks will be 3-5 minutes in length plus time for questions.
     
Members will receive an invitation 2 weeks, 1 week and again 3 days before the meeting with a link that you will simply need to click to access the program.
Guests: please contact edward perez to be invited to join this meeting.

UPDATE: The three talks by Sandy, Isabella and Leyla have been posted on our Friendship Force Dallas Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/FriendshipForceDallas/?ref=bookmarks

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July Meeting - Iowa Journey Presentation

Date/Time: Saturday July 11 - 3 pm
Location: Zoom online
Program: PowerPoint presentation on Dallas to Cedar Rapids, Iowa Journey - October 2019
     Presenter: Mary Williams

Members will receive an invitation 2 weeks, 1 week and the day of the meeting with a link that you will simply need to click to access the program.

Guests: please contact edward perez to be invited to join this meeting.


Info: Paula Rose - paularose2000@hotmail.com

UPDATE: This meeting was recorded and is now on YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXIIcmcQe4c

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August Meeting - Frankford Preservation

Date/Time: Saturday August 8 - 3 pm
Location: Zoom online
Program: Frankford Preservation Foundation...an historic chapel, restored Blackland Prairie and historic graveyard in the Renner-Frankford area. We will be invited to the actual site for a celebration at a later time.
      Presenter: Kathy Wells Power

Members will receive an invitation 2 weeks, 1 week and the day of the meeting with a link that you will simply need to click to access the program.
Guests: please contact edward perez to be invited to join this meeting.


No reservation needed.
Info: Paula Rose - paularose2000@hotmail.com

UPDATE: Kathy Power gave a great presentation about the Frankford Preservation Foundation, which includes a native Blackland Prairie, a historic church and cemetery, and Indian Springs and Hall's Branch of White Rock Creek.

If you'd like to view Kathy's presentation, check out our YouTube video (it's lasts a little more than 1 hr)..... https://tinyurl.com/FFD-Frankford-2020-08-08

If you'd like to view a PDF of Kathy's presentation, click this link.....
https://tinyurl.com/FFD-Frankford-2020-08-08-PDF

Below is information about the foundation and how to express interest in going in a small group to the prairie.

Frankford Preservation Foundation
17400 Muirfield Dr.Dallas TX  75287
http://frankfordPreservationFoundation.org/

Kathy Wells Power
kPower@frankfordPres.org

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September Meeting - England

Date/Time: Saturday Sept 12, 3-5 pm
Location: Zoom online
Program: Somerset and Cornwall
- A Friendship Force Journey to Poldark Country
Art and Julia Cooper took with the Oklahoma Club
     Presenter: Art Cooper

Members will receive an invitation 2 weeks, 1 week and again the day of the meeting with a link that you will simply need to click to access the program.
Guests: please contact edward perez to be invited to join this meeting.

No reservation needed.
Info: Paula Rose - paularose2000@hotmail.com

If you would like to see Art's presentation, check out our YouTube video (it's about 43 minutes)
https://tinyurl.com/FFD-SWEngland-2020-09-12



Member Connection Events for September

                         
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October Meeting - Bhutan

Date/Time: Saturday October 10, 3-5 pm
Location: Zoom online
Program: Bhutan - an independent trip that Gerry and Isabella took to Bhutan last year
    Presenter: Gerry Ahrens
    Election of officers

Members will receive an invitation 2 weeks, 1 week and again 3 days before the meeting with a link that you will simply need to click to access the program.
Guests: please contact edward perez to be invited to join this meeting.

No reservation needed.
Info: Paula Rose - paularose2000@hotmail.com

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November Meeting 

Date/Time: Saturday November 14, 3-5 pm
Location: Zoom online
Program: Petra, Wadi Rum and Baha'i Gardens - UNESCO World Heritage sites in Jordan and Israel, in independent travel after our Journey to Israel in 2018
     Presenter: Mary Williams

Members will receive an invitation 2 weeks, 1 week and again 3 days before the meeting with a link that you will simply need to click to access the program.
Guests: please contact edward perez to be invited to join this meeting.


No reservation needed.
Info: Paula Rose - paularose2000@hotmail.com

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December - Holiday Party

Date/Time: Sunday Dec 13, 1-3 pm
Place: Dallas Arboretum
   OR online
Cost: Free, using memberships of members. Reservations needed
by responding to Paula Rose at paularose2000@hotmail.com


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Contact Information
Postal address: P. O. Box 551151, Dallas, TX 75355
Phone and fax: 214- 699-7574 
E-mail: friendshipforcedallas@yahoo.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FriendshipForceDallas/
Webmaster: mwilliamstxtravel@yahoo.com