Bulletin Board

Monday, September 18, 2017

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Upcoming Events

The September Social Event & Assemblea Ordinaria takes place Thursday, September 21st at 7:30pm at Caffè della Corte inside the historical cortile of Corte Isolani (via Santo Stefano, 18).  Come join us to enjoy an aperitivo al fresco, catch up with friends after the summer break and hear from several Bolognese artisans who will share their various arts and crafts.  There will also be an Assemblea Ordinaria for the treasury report, which will be provided by the IWF auditors.   As in past years, this social kick-off aperitivo costs 5 euros for members and guests alike.

The October Monthly Meeting, scheduled for Thursday, October 19th, at the Aula Magna of the Centro delle Donne (via del Piombo, 5) and will offer a dialogue between textile industry expert and IWF member; Pilar Morales and a sustainable and fair trade economy expert; Giorgio dal Fiume. Together they will discuss real life experiences and how we, as consumers can contribute to create a more responsible industry. 

From the Board of Directors: Contact Us

  • IWF would like to thank Jane Schorah for her work with the Professional Network gorup.  As Jane is stepping down from this position, we are seeking a new Interest group leader for Professional Network as well as for Two Tongued Tots.  If you are interested in leading either group, please contact interestgroups@iwfbologna.com
  • See your name in print in the Vox@BO IWF Newsletter!  The next issue will be about storytelling and how these shape our memories, cutlures and traditions in time.  Submissions are due September 30th, contact the Vox@BO editior with your article. 
  • Membership dues for the 2017-2018 social year are currently being accepted.  Dues may be paid in cash at the September Social event or by bank transfer (see Membership page for payment instructions).  Regular membership is 50 euros.

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:


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