Monthly Archives: February 2012

Executive Director Cyd Melcher in Washington For NCIV National Meeting

Cyd Melcher, Executive Director of the World Affairs Council of Western Massachusetts, has been in Washington, DC this week to attend the national meeting of the National Council for International Visitors.  In addition to attending sessions on fundraising, social networking … Continue reading

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Instant Issues: Joe Curran on Immigration Policy & the Economy

Mr. Joseph Curran, Immigration Attorney at Curran Berger spoke at an Instant Issues event on Immigration Policy in a Changing Economy on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at noon in the Community Room at 1350 Main Street—3rd Floor (Sovereign Bank), downtown … Continue reading

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Adventures in International Dining: Pho Saigon Restaurant

Don’t miss our next exciting Adventure in International Dining.   On Monday, February 27, the Council will meet at Pho Saigon Restaurant, 400 Dickinson Street (at the “X”) in Springfield.  This will be a wonderful opportunity to sample a selection of … Continue reading

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Instant Issues: Refugees in Western Massachusetts

  Shemariah Blum-Evitts, Assistant Program Manager, and Mohammed Najeeb, Case Management Coordinator, for Lutheran Social Services of New England spoke at an Instant Issues event on The Current Status of Refugee Arrivals in Western Massachusetts:  Our New Neighbors from the … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Springfield Renaissance School!

Seven teams from public and private high schools in the Springfield area battled it out on Saturday, January 28 at the World Affairs Council’s 7th annual Academic WorldQuest competition at Western New England University and Springfield Renaissance High School emerged … Continue reading

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