* Mar MeetingMar Meeting
Time: 12:00 pm
Bill Ashley (Wash DC) 4-times around the world since retirement
DETAILS OF THE PROGRAMS.
Following is a list of planned programs from April 9, 2017 –
April 9, 2017 Paula O’Connor will present a program on her recent trip to Iran. What is the reception one receives as a traveler, life and customs she encountered. 11:30 a.m. social followed by a delicious brunch.
There will be two parties during the summer that are in the planning stages. We usually have a very casual party and a dressy party. Details and dates to follow.
Sunday, November 12th, at 10:30 a.m., Annual Board Meeting and Election of Officers…… Program information in planning stage.
THE LADIES LUNCHEON GROUP
12:00 Noon at Seasons 52 at Mercato
The Ladies Luncheon Group meets on the Saturday following our regularly scheduled program on Sunday. We meet at Seasons 52 and the intent of the ladies group is to get to know each other, talk about travel, perhaps find a traveling companion. Just simply share and chit chat. The chairman is Jackie Simenauer. Please sign up at the Sunday program or call Jackie at 239-597-9877 for more information.
Following is a list of planned programs for the season (November – April)
At our April 10, 2016, Club at Pelican Bay, 11:30 a.m. Program: Erik Meyer, Circumnavigators Club member, has gone around the world between 70 to 80 times!! Erik will share with you how to buy an RTW ticket for about half price. Erik is an excellent photographer and has excelled in taking photos as he is traveling. I am sure you will thoroughly enjoy this program.
At our March 20, 2016, The event was at the Pelican Bay Club, and 138 members and guests attended. A very special and exciting program featured Ann Compton at our March meeting. Ann received the Magellan Award in Washington, DC from the Circumnavigators’ Club last year. Ann was the first woman to cover the White house for a major television news organization. During her career, she covered seven Presidents and ten presidential campaigns. Ann traveled with Presidents, Vice Presidents and First Ladies to all 50 states and six continents. She received an Emmy for her coverage as the only broadcast reporter onboard Air Force One on the day of the September 11th tragedy.
At our February, meeting James and Maria Duke gave us a fascinating presentation about their exploration of Southern Italy which was titled ”Ancient Rome without a Sea of Tourists”.
At Our January, meeting the Naples Chapter meeting was very well attended with 130 participants. Our guest speaker was Matthew L. Guthmdller who gave a most interesting presentation of his solo circumnavigation of the world in a private plane.
Our 2015 Christmas Gala, The Naples Chapter Christmas Gala at the Naples Sailing and Yacht Club was very well attended by 77 members and guests. Dinner, dancing and carol singing, made it a most joyful and happy event.
Sunday, November 8th, Club at Pelican Bay at 10:30 a.m., Annual Board Meeting and Election of Officers…… Program below follows……
THE LADIES LUNCHEON GROUP
Saturday, November 14, 2014, Brio’s Restaurant, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, January 16, 2015, Brio’s Restaurant, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, February 20, 2015, Brio’s Restaurant, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 26, 2015, Brio’s Restaurant, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 16, 2015, Brio’s Restaurant, 11:30 a.m. Please make reservations for Lunch Group (chairman to be announced) PDF FORMAT FOR OUR CALENDAR