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35th Anniversary IWC


By Karin OFlynn, President IWC The Hague.

The International Women’s Contact The Hague celebrates its 35th jubilee at the Kasteel de Witteburg /Wassenaar.

Mrs van Aartsen, spouse of the Mayor of the Hague, recognizes in her speech the important role the IWC plays in the local Expat world and applauds its contribution for the International community in The Hague.

35 years ago, some enthusiastic, passionate and brave women came together to found the International women’s Contact The Hague. The aim was to create a platform for expat women to meet in a welcoming atmosphere and share cultural experiences.

Today more than 300 members representing around 50 nationalities benefit from their initiative .Co– founder, Hanneke van Eekelen, gave a short overview about the history of the club and current president ,Karin O’Flynn, an outlook for the future.

The IWC offers a comprehensive program of activities and events throughout the year. Through country mornings, language and book groups, sports, excursions, cooking groups and coffee mornings, members are given the opportunity to meet new people, make friends and expand their social circle. The club helps Expats to familiarize with the city of The Hague and the Dutch culture in general and makes living in this city enjoyable.

Lectures on various topics are as well on the program. The coming Monthly meeting, presented by Malcolm McEwan, is entitled “The Royal Sunset” and focusses on the influence and role of European Dynasties at the beginning of the 20th century

Interested ladies are welcome to attend this lecture and  get a feeling of the club activities and spirit.

Date    : Monday, 11th of  November 2013

Time   : 10.00 – 12.30

Venue : CrownePlaza Den Haag-Promenade, Van Stolkweg 1, 2585 JL The Hague.

Further information about the IWC is available via www.iwcthehague.nl . Ladies who would like to join the Monthly meeting are kindly requested to sign up prior to the event via secretary@iwcthehague.nl.





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