Bulletin Board

Monday, November 19, 2018

Welcome to the IWF News Flash. This page is regularly updated and a link is sent to IWF members via e-mail. Member-to-member announcements can be posted anytime on the IWF on-line forums. Follow these simple instructions to post your message.


Upcoming Events

The December Holiday Social Event is scheduled for Friday, December 14th at 7:30pm at the elegant and historical Grand Majestic Hotel, via dell'Indipendenza 8. Join us for this stylish occasion in celebrating the holiday season with live music, drinks and a buffet apericena.  As in previous years, feel free to invite friends and/or your partner to this event.  Members pay 10 euros and guests 15, which includes a couple of drinks and an apericena buffet. To help us plan for this event, please let us know if you will join us and if you plan to bring guests on the sign-up sheet on the forum

From the Board of Directors: Contact Us

  • Following the passing of Kathryn Knowles; IWF member, former president and dear friend, her memory and support for her son and husband are being acknowledged with two funding opportunities. The Knowles-Orsi Educational Opportunity fund will ensure that Kathryn’s son Jackson will have access to educational opportunities as he grows up. 

    The Kathryn Knowles Internship Fund at SAIS will provide support to SAIS students  in the European and Eurasian Studies program or attending SAIS Europe to have access to both internships and study trips.

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:

  • Runners & Walkers- meet Saturday, November 24th at 9am, at Porta Saragozza.
  • Professional Network- next meeting be to posted soon
  • Coffee Morning - meets weekly on Wednesdays at 10:30am at Pappare (via dei Giudei, 2)
  • Culture Club - next meeting to be posted soon
  • Job Bank-job opportunities can be found on the forum
  • Book Club-  meets Tuesday, November 20th at 8pm to discuss Lab Girl by Hope Jahren 
  • Ramblers- meet Sunday, November 25th at 9:30am at the car park in front of Chiesa di San Luca Evangelista (via Donini, 40068, San Lazzaro di Savena)
  • Diners Club- meets Wednesday, November 28th at 8pm at Fleur du Vin (via Degli Orefici, 7),rsvp with stephanie.sinclair@abbessesart.com by Nov. 25th
  • Language XChange- meets Tuesday, November 20th from 1-3pm, RSVP with claudia.hafler@gmail.com
  • TTT- celebrate the holidays early on December 8th, at 3pm, RSVP at h_hammond@hotmail.com. All IWF families with children, including fathers, are welcome!
  • Kocktailklatsch- meets Thursday, November 29th at 7pm at Bistro DolceSalato (via Santo Stefano, 1a)
  • Community Service- stay tuned for upcoming volunteer opportunities
  • Film Fans- stay tuned for upcoming events
  • Burraco Club- next game date to be announced shortly

On the Forums

IWF Job Bank > Events in Bologna and Surrounding Areas > Travel and Transportation > Eating Out In the Kitchen > The Italian Paper Trail Services in Bologna Kid’s Corner MemberBlog > I’m looking for… >Househunters > Buy Sell and Share 


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