Monthly Dinner Meetings of the Friendship Force of Manitoba are usually held on the first Wednesday of the month. Doors open by 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. Most dinner meetings are at the Viscount Gort Hotel, 1670 Portge Avenue; check individual listings for location.
Meetings may include speakers on travel, different cultures or other topics of interest to our members. The meetings may have a theme related to a country we will be visiting or which will be visiting our Club.
We usually hold a short business meeting.
Reservations are required by Saturday before each meeting. Call Peggy Smith, 204-224-1480 or Gail Keeley, 204-257-9837
Wednesday, February 26 World Friendship Day celebration with Friendship Force Winnipeg. Buffet dinner at the Norwood Hotel, 112 Marion Street, $32. Pre-dinner mixer, speaker from Siloam Mission. Bring donations of toiletries, socks, underwear or cash if you wish.
Wednesday, April 1 Dinner & Membership meeting at the Viscount Gort. Details as above. Past President Shirley Twerdun will lead an interactive discussion on responsibilities of home hosts and visiting ambassadors
Wednesday, May 6 Dinner & Membership meeting at the Viscount Gort. Details as above. FFM member Kazuko Nomura will speak on customs and facilities in Japan with input from several members who have visited that country
Wednesday, June 3 Dinner & Membership meeting at the Viscount Gort. Details as above. Gordon Goldsborough will speak on his new book, More Abandoned Manitoba: Rivers, Rails and Ruins, and illustrate neglected or abandoned historical sites in Manitoba. He will have copies of his books for sale and signing