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WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL COLLEAGUES (WACC) DISCUSSION GROUP

Purpose:  This is a members-only group that meets monthly and exists to participate in discussion of international relations issues.

Eligibility:

  • Member of CSWAC
  • Access to current or prior issue of the Economist magazine

Structure:  Monthly luncheon 

  • 11:30 Order lunch, fixed menu, a la carte, Dutch treat
  • 11:40 Introductions, miscellaneous comments, lunch served
  • 12:30 Discussion based on a) a cover article in the current or recent issue of Economist or b) an announced topic prior to the meeting
  • 1:30 Adjourn and pay bill

Timing First Wednesday of each month, except perhaps summer months, and months which conflict with other programs of CSWAC

Location:  La Bella Vita, 4775 Northpark Dr. (I-25 & Garden of the Gods, southeast quadrant); 260-4730; parking front and back

Moderators:  Jim Allen, Larry Barrett, Michaela Laune

Discussion leaders:  Volunteers from within the group, or invited presenter

Sign up with: Larry Barrett 964-0825, barrettlarry@comcast.net; Or Jim Allen 332-7690, jwsallen@gmail.com.

At the WAC Colleagues meeting in January, 2017, the group complied a great reading list.  You can download it HERE.


CSWAC BOOK CLUB

Purpose:  A members-only group that explores non-fiction and fiction books relating to current topics of interest and books authored by CSWAC speakers

Eligibility:  Open to CSWAC members

Membership:

  • Current Book Club: 15 (optimal size)
  • Additional book club(s), appealing to additional members or specific communities of interest, may be formed

Structure:  Monthly potluck dinner hosted at the homes of Book Club members

Discussion Leaders:  One Book Club member volunteers to moderate the discussion for each book

Next Book: 

Our next meeting is based on contemporary issues in sub-Saharan Africa.  The format this time is “Reader’s Choice”.  Each member will choose their own book, with the goal on contributing different angles to the prospectus for this important, evolving region.  

Next Meeting: Thursday, July 18 at 5:00 PM

Next Host(s):  Home of Elliot and Linda Cohen

Moderator:  Tom McDermott 

Sign-Up:  Terry Johnson | tjins@idcomm.com | (719) 219-6710

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