Poconos Meeting 2018

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Program, Poconos FON Meeting, August 22 - 23, 2018

Friends of Nigeria

Water Gap Country Club

Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania

Program .

Wednesday Evening, August 22, 2018
5:00 – 7:00     Meet for registration in the Hospitality Suite at the Staybridge Suites. Consolidated to Water Gap Country Club
7:00 – 9:00     FON Board Meeting, open to all interested. WGCC

 

Thursday, August 23, 2018
6:30        Breakfast on your own
8:00        Water Gap Country Club Meeting room opens
8:45        FON Highlights – President Greg Jones
                   • Welcome and overview of the year President's Report 2018
                   • Treasurer’s Report (by Warren Keller) – Peter Hansen Treasurer's Report 2018
                   • Welcome: Glenn Blumhorst, President of NPCA
9:30        Queen Obasi – The Africa Community Health Initiative ACHI via Skype
9:45        Ned Greeley, Mimi Budd – A report on FON’s Efforts in Fistula Eradication and Family Planning in Nigeria  Maternal Health and Fistula Care
10:15      Meeting break, light refreshments
10:30      Dr. Gloria Chuku – Nigerian Women Since Independence: Gains and Challenges
11:15      Dr. Alan Frishman – A Peace Corps Volunteer Returns to Kano  Slides 1-30   Slides 31-60   Slides 61-103
12:00      Luncheon, hosted by FON
1:00        Dr. Iyabo Obasanjo – A Discussion of An African President’s Daughter  Dr Obasanjo's Presentation
1:45        Dr. Oliver Anyabolu – Nigeria’s Immunization Crisis  Underimmunization Crisis
2:30        Afternoon break and refreshments
3:00        Book discussions (Never happened. Program ran late and many said they had not read any books.)
4:15        Showing of movie Jesus Christ Airlines  JCA Summary
7:00        Dinner at WGCC
8:00        Reunions/informal gatherings