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Membership Renewal 

FFLA Membership dues are renewed yearly.  Your renewal date is one year from your last renewal. 

You will receive automated notices beginning two months before your membership is due to be renewed.  

On-line renewal is quick and easy. Please consider using this payment method.  

When paying on-line please be sure to update you profile if you have phone, address or email changes.

If paying by check be sure to make check payable to Friendship Force Los Angeles (do not abbreviate to FFLA.) And please send application form with check so that we have your most current information.


Are you interested in being more involved with FFLA?  

Consider joining the Leadership Team or volunteer to help plan and organize club meetings and events, or help the Membership Chair plan New Member gatherings .

We want to grow the membership of FFLA and welcome your input and help.


Check out our Unhosted Events page, and check back frequently for updates.  

Find information on local cultural programs and events throughout the Los Angeles area.   Let Pat Gomez know if there are events you would like to see listed. And consider being a host for an event.

If you are not already receiving email communications from FFLA and would like to be added to our email list click here



"The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.” – Shirley MacLaine


A Message from the FFLA Leadership Team

Dear Friends,

This is not the message I had planned to share with you as we approach the 2nd quarter of 2020.

At the beginning of the year we were excited for the many opportunities to travel with Friendship Force in 2020. 

This pandemic is like nothing I have experienced in my lifetime and I expect the same is true for each of you.

At this time the most important thing each of us can do is stay well, stay at home, practice social distancing and follow the advice of the scientists, medical professionals and state and local officials.

I will do my best to keep this FFLA website updated with information about FFLA, information from FFI and Regional information coming from our Field Reps.

While we cannot gather together during this crisis, we are fortunate that we have the technology to stay connected.  Be sure to reach out to your friends in FFLA and in the wider world of Friendship Force.  Social connections, even when they may not be in the form we would prefer help to ease the pain of isolation and help to boost the immune system.  

Stay well and reach out to the FFLA Leadership Team if there is anything we can help you with, or if you have questions we might be able to answer.

In friendship,

Pat Gomez, Leadership Team Chair

FFLA

The proposed brainstorming meeting discussed at the last FFLA General Meeting is canceled for now. The FFLA Leadership Team last met on March 11. Until further notice FFLA Leadership team meetings will be held online.

The Leadership team is working on a Member survey. We hope you will take the time to complete the survey.  Watch for it in your email inbox.

2020 JOURNEYS Journey #20308 FFLA to Winnipeg, Canada and Twin Cities, MN is on hold.

We will be in contact with the Winnipeg and Twin Cities clubs in the coming months. And, will explore the possibility of rescheduling for the Fall, if it is safe to travel at that time.  

FFLA's inbound Journey from FF Long Island, NY scheduled for October, at this time, is being planned. Host Coordinator Carol Garvey will be working with the AC of the FF LI club.  

You will be hearing more from Carol Garvey in the coming weeks. 

2021 JOURNEYS

We are awaiting further information from FFI about 2021 journeys and will update you as information is received.

FFI

FFI website: www.thefriendshipforce.org

Check out the FFI website for updates related to Covid-19 and Journey cancelations.

Journeys scheduled through the end of April are canceled or postponed.  It is expected that this will extend to journeys scheduled at least through June.

The latest update provides information about FFI and Host Fee refunds.

It also outlines what is and is not covered by travel insurance policies.

To subscribe to the FFI online newsletter go to the FFI website, scroll to the bottom panel of the FFI website main page and enter your email.

Regional News

The 2020 Super Regional Conference scheduled to take place in Portland, Oregon May 21 - 24 has been canceled.


Upcoming events

  • No upcoming events



JOURNEYS

See Upcoming Journeys page for details

2020

Outbound  

  • May 6 - 20 - Canceled/postponed

    Inbound

    • Oct 17 - 22 Long Island, New York 





    “A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” Tim Cahill


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