Naples Council
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Pre-registration for 2020 participants only.

General registration for members and associate members will open on April 22nd.

Discussion Groups 2021
The Naples Great Decisions program brings together members to study timely international issues. The topics are selected by the Foreign Policy Association and published in their briefing books. Each group has a leader who facilitates the discussion. All leaders are dedicated to providing a non-partisan forum and endeavor to include each member in the discussion.

Each group is limited to 30 participants. Participants must be a Full members or Associate member of the Naples Council on World Affairs.

Each group meets once a week for 8 consecutive weeks at the same place on the same day at the same time. The 2021 sessions begin in January 2021 and continue for eight weeks ending in March. Each session will last two hours.

Discussion groups are meeting at nine venues in Naples, Bonita Springs and on Marco Island:

Norris Center, 755 8th Avenue South, Naples – Art Room/Dance Studio
  • Tuesdays 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Jan 19-Mar 9. Leader: Ted Olson 
  • Tuesdays 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Jan 19-Mar 9. Leader: Joyce Fletcher
  • Tuesdays 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Jan 19-Mar 9. Leader: Steve Feldhaus
  • Wednesdays 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Jan 20-Mar 10. Leader: Elizabeth Foley
  • Wednesdays 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Jan 20-Mar 10. Leader: Marcia Eaton
  • Thursdays 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Jan 21-Mar 11. Leader: Gerry Melnick
  • Fridays 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Jan 22- Mar 12. Leader: Nancy & Tom Hanson
The Stratford, 5601 Turtle Bay Drive, Naples
  • Thursdays 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Jan 21-Mar 11. Leader: John Ferriter
Kensington Golf & Country Club, 2700 Pine Ridge Road, Naples
  • Wednesday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Jan 20-Mar 10. Leader: Robert Ravitz
The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples – Moss Hall, Classroom B
  • Tuesdays 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Jan 19-Mar 9. Leader: Wally Stimpson
  • Thursdays 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Jan 21-Mar 11. Leader: Mark Walchak 
Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 777 Mooring Line Drive
  • Tuesdays 9:30 am to 11:30 pm. Jan 19-Mar 9. Leader: Rusty Troth
Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church, 1255 Piper Blvd, Naples
  • Mondays 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Jan 18-Mar 8. Leader: Bob Haffa
  • Mondays 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Jan 18-Mar 8. Leader: Carol Green
  • Tuesdays 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Jan 19-Mar 9. Leader: Bob Sanchez
  • Tuesdays 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Jan 19-Mar 9. Leader: Lew Hadelman
  • Wednesdays 9:30 am to 11:30. Jan 20-Mar10. Leader: Paul Rosofsky
  • Wednesdays 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Jan 20-Mar 10. Leader: Greg Hudson
  • Thursdays 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Jan 21-Mar 11. Leader: Bruce Hobbs
  • Thursdays 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Jan 16-Mar 5. Leader: Harvey Oriel*
  • Fridays 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Jan 22- Mar 12. Leader: David Goldstein
The Commons Club at The Brooks, 9930 Coconut Rd., Bonita Springs
  • Tuesdays 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Jan 19-Mar 9. Leader: Bill Korstad
  • Tuesdays 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Jan 19-Mar 9. Leader: Judith Gates
  • Wednesdays 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Jan 20-Mar 10. Leader: Mo Winograd
  • Wednesdays 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Jan 20-Mar 10. Leader: Stuart Schweitzer
  • Thursdays 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Jan 21-Mar 11. Leader: Tom Schrader
Public Library at Lely, 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway, Naples
  • Tuesdays 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Jan 19-Mar 9. Leader: Marjorie Lewis
United Church of Marco Island, 320 N. Barfield Drive, Marco Island
  • Wednesdays 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Jan 20-Mar 10. Leader: George Purvis


* previously Dieter Haussmann

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