Naples Council
on
World Affairs
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Our mission is to educate, inspire and engage our community in international affairs and critical global issues
 
    

Members and Associate Members can now register for the

2020 Great Decisions discussion groups 

by calling 239-649-3942.

Discussion Groups 2020
The Naples Great Decisions program brings together members to study timely international issues. The topics are selected by the Foreign Policy Association and published in their briefing books. Each group has a leader who facilitates the discussion. All leaders are dedicated to providing a non-partisan forum and endeavor to include each member in the discussion.

Each group is limited to 30 participants. Participants must be a Full members or Associate member of the Naples Council on World Affairs.

Each group meets once a week for 8 consecutive weeks at the same place on the same day at the same time. The 2020 sessions begin in January 2020 and continue for eight weeks ending in March. Each session will last two hours.

Discussion groups are meeting at nine venues in Naples, Bonita Springs and on Marco Island:

Norris Center, 755 8th Avenue South, Naples – Art Room/Dance Studio
  • Tuesdays 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Jan 14-Mar 3. Leader: Ted Olson 
  • Tuesdays 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Jan 14-Mar 3. Leader: Joyce Fletcher
  • Tuesdays 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Jan 14-Mar 3. Leader: Steve Feldhaus*
  • Wednesdays 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Jan 15-Mar 4. Leader: Elizabeth Foley
  • Wednesdays 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Jan 15-Mar 4. Leader: Marcia Eaton
  • Thursdays 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Jan 16-Mar 5. Leader: Gerry Melnick
  • Fridays 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Jan 17- Mar 6. Leader: Tom & Nancy Hanson
The Stratford, 5601 Turtle Bay Drive, Naples
  • Thursdays 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Jan 16-Mar 5. Leader: John Ferriter**
Kensington Golf & Country Club, 2700 Pine Ridge Road, Naples
  • Wednesday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Jan 15-Mar 4. Leader: Robert Ravitz
The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples – Moss Hall, Classroom B
  • Tuesdays 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Jan 14-Mar 3. Leader: Wally Stimpson
  • Thursdays 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Jan 16-Mar 5. Leader: Bob McGinn
Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 777 Mooring Line Drive
  • Tuesdays 9:30 am to 11:30 pm. Jan 14-Mar 3. Leader: Rusty Troth***
Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church, 1255 Piper Blvd, Naples
  • Mondays 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Jan 13-Mar 2. Leader: Bob Haffa
  • Mondays 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. Jan 13-Mar 2. Leader: Carol Green**
  • Tuesdays 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Jan 14-Mar 3. Leader: Bob Sanchez
  • Tuesdays 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Jan 14-Mar 3. Leader: Lew Hadelman
  • Wednesdays 9:30 am to 11:30. Jan 15-Mar 4. Leader: Paul Rosovsky
  • Wednesdays 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Jan 15-Mar 4. Leader: Greg Hudson
  • Thursdays 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Jan 16-Mar 5. Leader: Bruce Hobbs
  • Thursdays 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Jan 16-Mar 5. Leader: Dieter Haussmann
  • Fridays 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Jan 17- Mar 6. Leader: David Goldstein
The Commons Club at The Brooks, 9930 Coconut Rd., Bonita Springs
  • Tuesdays 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Jan 14-Mar 3. Leader: William Todd
  • Tuesdays 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Jan 14-Mar 3. Leader: Judith Gates
  • Wednesdays 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Jan 15-Mar 4. Leader: Mo Winograd
  • Wednesdays 4:00 pm to 6:00. Jan 15-Mar 4. Leader: Stuart Schweitzer
  • Thursdays 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Jan 16-Mar 5. Leader: Tom Schrader
Public Library at Lely, 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway, Naples
  • Tuesdays 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Jan 14-Mar 3. Leader: Marjorie Lewis
United Church of Marco Island, 320 N. Barfield Drive, Marco Island
  • Wednesdays 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Jan 15-Mar 4. Leader: George Purvis


* Previous leader Dan Bumstead

** Previous location: Jewish Federation

*** Previous location: Vanderbilt Presbyterian


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