Bulletin Board

Monday, May 15, 2017

Welcome to the IWF News Flash. This page is regularly updated and a link is sent to IWF members via e-mail. Member-to-member announcements can be posted anytime on the IWF on-line forums. Follow these simple instructions to post your message. 


Upcoming Events

The May General Meeting & Assemblea Ordinaria takes place Thursday, May 18th at the Centro delle Donne, via del Piombo, 5.  Social greetings will begin at 7:15pm followed by the Assemblea Ordinaria at 8pm and finally a presentation by IWF-sponsored Fulbright Scholar Candice Whitney regarding her research work on North African business women in Emilia Romagna.  Refer to the May events page for the Assemblea agenda.  Following the presentation, consider joining us for a no-host aperitivo at Osteria La Fontana (via Fondazza 83).

From the Board of Directors: Contact Us

  • Don't forget to bring a gently used book to exchange with another member for the social greetings at the General May Meeting this Thursday.  All unclaimed books will be donated to Libri Liberi, via San Petronio Vecchio 57.
  • The list of IWF Board Candiates for 2017/2018 is now available, please refer to the May General Meeeting & Assemblea Ordinaria events page
  • Take advantage of the early bird special and renew your membership for the 2017/18 year for 45 euros at our next meeting or online via bank transfer.  The early bird special lasts until June 30th.  For more detail, see membership payment instructions.

Interest Groups

Would you like to take part in one of our interest groups during the upcoming social year? Interest groups are a great way of meeting other IWF members and making new contacts within our group. Contact the Membership Team for more details, or contact the individual group leaders:

  • Runners & Walkers- stay tuned for upcoming events
  • Professional Network- next meeting posted soon
  • Coffee Morning- note the change in venue - meeting at Caffe delle Sette Chiese (via Santo Stefano, 15), Wednesday at 10:30am
  • Culture Club - tour Bologna's gardens Saturday, May 20th at 10am at Strada Maggiore, 46 (in front of Palazzo Bolognetti)
  • Job Bank-job opportunities can be found on the forum
  • Book Club- meets Thursday, May 25th at 8pm to discuss "Why this World.  A Biography by Clarice Lispector" by Benjamin Moser
  • Ramblers- stay tuned for upcoming events
  • Diners Club- next meeting to be posted soon
  • Language XChange-next meeting will be posted shortly
  • TTT-stay tuned for updates
  • Kocktailklatsch- stay tuned for their next meeting 
  • Community Service-  volunteeer opportunities with La Biennale della Prossimità this June, see www.prossimita.net
  • Film Fans- next film meeting posted soon
  • Burraco Club- stay tuned for the next event 


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