April 28, 2010 by cgsstlouischapter

Sunday, April 18, 2010, 3:45 p.m. –  CGS of St. Louis will hold our chapter annual meeting in the lower assembly room of the Ethical Society of St. Louis.  The speaker will be Professor James Bohman of St. Louis University, author of the recently published book DEMOCRACY ACROSS BORDERS as well as many other writings on global justice and universal political rights.  We will have a catered turkey dinner as usual.  Put this date on your calendar now and plan to invite others to come too.  This talk will be about the fundamentals of world citizenship and global democracy.  See page 1 for details.

Thursday, May 6, 2010, 6:30 p.m. – Panel discussion on “Strategies for Israeli-Palestinian Peace:  What Can I Do?” at University City Library Auditorium, 6701 Delmar (at Kingsland). Organized by WILPF and co-sponsored by CGS of St. Louis. See page 8 for details.

Saturday, May 8, 2010, 10:15 a.m. – The regular meeting of the board of CGS of St. Louis will be held at the World Community Center, 438 North Skinker Blvd., St. Louis MO 63130 followed at noon by the Partners for Global Change national conference phone call.  These meetings are open to all.  If you plan to stay for the Partners call, you should bring a sack lunch to eat during the call.

Wednesday, May 19 to Saturday, May 22 –  Citizens for Global Solutions national convention in Washington DC with theme “Making the United Nations Work for Us.”  For details, see the essay contest announcement on page 3 and the national website at <http://www.globalsolutions.org&gt;.

Saturday, June 12, 2010, 2:00 p.m. –  Everyone is invited to hear the report on the Citizens for Global Solutions national convention in Washington DC by Dave Oughton and Ron Glossop.
The meeting will be held at the Cape Albeon retirement community at 3380 Lake Bend Road, Valley Park MO 63088, phone 636-861-3200.  There is no charge, and there will be light refreshments.
Directions:  At the intersection of I-270 and Dougherty Ferry Road, go west on Dougherty Ferry past Big Bend Boulevard.  Turn left (south) at the very next street where there is no light or stop sign (Lake Bend Road) and go to the first building on the left.  The meeting will be held on the third floor near the big-screen TV.


Coming Events

Saturday, March 24, 7:00 p.m. - WILPF Fundraiser at The Chapel Sanctuary for the Arts, 6238 Alexander Drive, St. Louis MO 63105 (one block south of Wydown just west of Skinker Boulevard). The main stage entertainment will be Mississippi Crossing, a blues/jazz folk band which includes Dan Hellinger and Joann Eng-Hellinger. There will be a silent auction with many artistic offerings and the opportunity to have artists paint a significant design on any woven material (not knit) you want painted such as a jacket or pillow.

Saturday, May 12, 10:15 a.m. - CGS/STL Board of Officers & Directors meets at World Community Center, 438 No. Skinner Boulevard, 63130. The meeting is open to all. Note that the meeting date is back to the second Saturday of the month in accord with the usual schedule of the second Saturdays of odd-numbered months. Sunday, May 20, 3:00 p.m. - CGS/STL Annual meeting at the Ethical Society of St. Louis, 9001 Clayton Road, 63117. David Gallup, President and Chief Counsel of the World Service Authority, will be speaking on “What Are the Two Most Important Questions of the 21st Century?” The annual business meeting will include the election of officers and board members for the coming year and will be followed by the usual optional buffet turkey or vegetarian dinner.

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