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donderdag 12 april 2018

Thank you Rob & Debbie

Dear Members, Friends,

Big thank you today to Rob and Debbie Heerkens for hosting the NAADV Annual Meeting. Today we welcomed Herman Nieuwenhuizen (treasurer) and Henry Niehe (communication)  as a new board members. We would like to thank Rob Heerkens for guarding the treasury for all these years.

Upcoming events:

Donderdag 12 April Nederlands boekenclub. 19:00-21:00 uur in Villanova.
We bespreken het boek Wil van Jeroen Olyslaeger.
Rsvp: vanwilgen@me. com

Sunday April 29 Koningsdag at the Swarthmore Community Center.
Koningsdag is a fun Dutch tradition we gladly celebrate in the Delaware Valley. This event is open to all members and guests. Members are encouraged to bring Dutch dishes, we fry up some fries and bitterballen. There will be games for the kids, a Dutch book swap , Dutch music, arts and crafts and much more.

715 Harvard Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081

Monday April 30th Netherlands Day, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, with Ambassador Schuwer and Consul General Hogewoning. 

10AM Business roundtable to discuss Dutch-American business relations (sign up required, limited seating).
12PM Official ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda (balcony) with Lt. Governor Mike Stack and bestselling author Russell Shorto, including presentation of a formal citation from the Commonwealth to the Ambassador (open to public). Following the ceremony, the Ambassador will be introduced on the floor of the PA House of Representatives (private event).
1:30PM Event for PA college and university students about the history of Dutch-American relations. Introductory remarks by the Ambassador, presentation by Russell Shorto, Q&A with attendees. Signup required.
5:00 pm Official business networking reception hosted at the PA Chamber of Business and Industry (invitation only). Signup required, limited capacity.
Please contact Wilfred for any questions and for sign up: philadelphia@nlconsulate. com

Zaterdag 19 mei Voorleesmiddag met pannenkoeken en poffertjes. Lokale Nederlandse schilderes Cora Vlug-Bot heeft een kinderboek geïllustreerd getiteld Struis is Struis. De schrijfster is Pauline Coenen. Ze zal daar uit voorlezen en de kinderen leren hoe ze zelf illustraties kunnen maken. Getekende exemplaren zijn beschikbaar voor verkoop.

4-6:30PM bij de familie Muskens in Lancaster.

Rsvp:  Wilfred Muskens: philadelphia@nlconsulate. com

NB. Our website is currently under reconstruction. We are hoping to have it up and running soon,

The Netherlands America Association of the Delaware Valley
Philadelphia, PA 19111