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Wednesday, Sep 27 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Monday, Oct 16 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday, Oct 17 at 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Journey to China and Taiwan

Starting April 7, 2016, 18 Friendship Force members from 4 Florida clubs traveled to mainland China for 2 unforgettable weeks and then followed with a one week home stay with the FF of Greater Taipei club.

This was an amazing adventure including a 4-day Yangtze River Cruise with stops in Shanghai, Xi'an, many villages along the Yangtze and finally days in Beijing followed by a flight to Taipei, Taiwan where we were met by an extremely fun-loving FF club. We were treated like royalty in Taiwan. Frank Hsaio was the host ED and made us all feel very welcome. They love to eat amazing food and sing and dance.

2017 Exchanges

 Jan 28-Feb 4
 Inbound Arts of Sarasota Global Exchange, ED Judi Stratton
 Aug 30-Sept 6
 Outbound Isle of Wight, ED Marie Beck
 Sept 6-13
 Outbound, ED Marie Beck
 Oct 19-26
 Inbound Wellington, New Zealand, ED John Kestly

2016 Exchanges

Feb 25-Mar 1   Inbound from Western North Carolina, Phill Price, ED
 April 7-27

Outbound FF of Greater Taipei, Taiwan, EDs Terri Holsinger and Reeta Dean

 Oct 10-15
 Outbound Western NC (Asheville) Donna Schaeffer, ED
 Nov 4-11
 Inbound Cornwall, England, Ramona McGee, ED

2015 Exchanges

Feb 18-25
 Inbound Isle of Wight, Terri Holsinger, ED
 April 16-28
 Outbound Santa Barbara/Napa/Sonoma, EDs Bob & Judy Joyce
 Aug 30-Sept 5
 Outbound Eastern Netherlands, Peggy Hayden, ED

Our 2014 Exchanges

Jan 31-Feb 9

Inbound Global Themed Exchange "Experience The Arts of Greater Sarasota, FL - Gloria Grenier ED

March 24-31 Inbound Exchange From Hamburg, Germany - Mary McClendon ED
April 24-30 Outbound Exchange to Albuquerque - Don Nicholson ED
Sept 29 - Oct 13 Outbound Exchange to Australia/New Zealand -Judi Stratton ED
Nov. 11-18
Inbound Albuquerque, NM

2013 Exchanges

April 14-24

Inbound from Seattle-Tacoma, WA - Gloria Grenier ED

Sept 24 -Oct 12 Outbound To Greater Yalta (Ukraine) - Ramona McGee ED

 Nov 7-4

Inbound from Trujillo, Peru - Walt and Mary Prouty ED's

2012 Exchanges

May 19-26
Inbound From Bogota, Colombia - Bonnie Frey & Reeta Dean EDs
 Aug. 9-16 Outbound To Seattle-Tacoma, WA - Katy Goodwin ED
Sept. 10-28
Outbound To Tirana, Albania - Helga Ponischil ED