Rotary Friendship Exchange Committee

Chair 2019 - 2020
Gail Barrett : Portland

Members:
PP Terry Allan: Maryborough;  PP Judy Ross: Warrnambool;  DG Anthony Ohlsen: Maryborough;  PP Judy Dennis: Ballarat East; PP Thea Allen Maryborough

 The Friendship Exchange Committee promotes participation in Rotary Friendship Exchanges as a way for Rotarians to share common interests and humanitarian passions while developing Rotary friendships worldwide.

 

 

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST TO HOST D9780 ROTARY FRIENDSHIP EXCHANGE.

Rotary Friendship Exchanges are a great way to meet new people in new countries. Out bound and In Bound Friendship Exchanges are normally for 2 weeks with a team of 10 – 12 people – usually Rotarians, who travel to another country and stay with Rotarians and visit their District and their Rotary Clubs.
At the moment two Rotary District have expressed an interest in a Friendship Exchange with D 9780 so we are looking for host clubs. Is your club interested? 3- 4 nights is the length of stay in each place-The Rotary Club members then organize for the team to visit places of interest and attend Rotary meetings or attend Rotary functions.
 D 5060 North Central Washington, USA and British Columbia Canada in Okanagan Valley.  The summer is beautiful with amazing lakes and rivers. Our District is vast allowing you to explore much of the Okanagan Valley as well as many wineries. If you prefer colder weather, we have lots of winter activities including skiing – cross country as well as downhill and snow shoeing.
D 5970 Iowa USA – Cedar Rapids has a population of around 130,000 and the Rotary District borders on the east of the Mississippi River. The geography varies from rolling hills with the forest in the northeast to flat farmland as far as the eye can see.
As the planning is in the early stages as yet, I need at least 4 clubs for each incoming team to host – so will need 8 clubs all up to offer to host.
What time are you able to host? Again if your club is interested I need to know when it would be suitable for the team to visit your area – what month?
Gail Barrett – Chair D9780 Rotary Friendship Exchange.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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