Bulletin Board

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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Upcoming Events

The May Monthly Meeting and Assemblea Ordinaria will take place Thursday, May 16th and offer IWF members and invited guests the rare opportunity to mingle with and take in a live show by the local and distinguished Dr. Dixie Jazz Band Founded in Bologna, the band has recorded with Lucio Dalla and Hengel Gualdi, to name just a few musicians. They have been playing a weekly, private show since 1972, that is, by invitation only, at the historical 16th century cellar on via Cesare Battisti; Bologna's temple for jazz music. Social greetings will begin at 7:15pm over a light aperitivo, at a suggested 5 euros for both members and guests, followed by the Assemblea Generale and voting at 7:45pm. The jazz concert will begin at 8pm and last approximately one hour. Please meet at the corner of via Cesare Battisti and Ugo Bassi between 7:15-7:30pm to enjoy this exclusive IWF event. 

From the Board of Directors: Contact Us

  • Our May General assembly is just weeks away which marks the closing of this social year. At this meeting we will vote in next year's Board of Directors. Now is the time to consider whether you would like to join the Board for the 2019-2020 year. Don't sell yourself short - no special skills are needed. Board members have the opportunity to get together and work as a team on a regular basis; it is a really special and fulfilling experience! Please contact president@iwfbologna.com to express your interest and availability, we look forward to hearing from you!

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 individual group leaders for more details or the Membership team:

  • Runners & Walkers- meets Saturday, May 4th at 9am in front of Mambo (via G. Minzoni, 14) for a walk along the navile canal
  • Professional Network- meets Tuesday, May 7th from 7-9pm, for #IamRemarkable workshop, part 2 at Via Padre Francesco Maria Grimaldi 3 (University of California), RSVP with iwfprofessionalnetwork@gmail.com
  • Coffee Morning - will not be meeting Wednesday, April 24th and May 1st. Instead join the group on Wednesday, May 8th at 10:30, location to be announced soon
  • Culture Club - join Susanna on Saturday, May 18th for a group tour. Event location and details to follow soon, stay tuned! (Please note this correction from April 23rd's weekly email, our apologies for the confusion)
  • Job Bank- job opportunities can be found on the forum
  • Book Club- is reading Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth in May. Meeting date and time to be announced soon. 
  • Ramblers-  next meeting to be posted soon
  • Diners Club- meets Tuesday, April 30th at 8:30pm at Botanica Lab Cucina (via Battibecco 4/c Bologna), RSVP by April 26, 2019 to stephanie.sinclair@abbessesart.com
  • Language XChange- next meeting to be posted shortly
  • TTT- seeks an enthusiastic new group leader, contact interestgroups@iwfbologna.com
  • Kocktailklatsch- stay tuned for their next aperitivo meet up
  • Community Service- upcoming volunteer opportunities to be posted soon
  • Film Fans- stay tuned for their next event

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