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Great Decisions is now open for all Members and Associate Members who wish to participate in the 2019 season. For registration call 239-649-3942. You may click here to see how many spaces are left in each Great Decisions group. 

Discussion Groups 2019
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 Regular 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 2019 sessions begin on Monday, January 14, 2019 and continue for eight weeks ending the week of March 11, 2019. Each session will last two hours.

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

Norris Center, 755 8th Avenue South – Art Room/Dance Studio

  • Tuesdays 9:30 am to 11:30 am, Jan 15 - Mar 12. Leader: Ted Olson 
  • Tuesdays 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Jan 15 - Mar 12. Leader: Joyce Fletcher
  • Tuesdays 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Jan 15 - Mar 12. Leader: Dan Bumstead
  • Wednesdays 9:30 am to 11:30 am, Jan 16 - Mar 13. Leader: Elizabeth Foley
  • Wednesdays 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Jan 16 - Mar 13. Leader: Marcia Eaton
  • Thursdays 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, Jan 17 - Mar 14. Leader: Gerry Melnick
  • Thursdays 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Jan 17 - Mar 14. Leader: Dieter Haussmann
  • Fridays 9:30 am to 11:30 am, Jan 18 - Mar 15. Leader: Tom & Nancy Hanson

Naples Chamber of Commerce, 2390 Tamiami Trail North – Community Room

  • Thursdays 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Jan 17 - Mar 14. Leader: John Ferriter
Kensington Golf & Country Club, 2700 Pine Ridge Road
  • Wednesday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Jan 16 - Mar 13. Leader: Robert Ravitz

The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive – Classroom B

  • Tuesdays 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Jan 15 - Mar 12. Leader: Wally Stimpson
  • Thursdays 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Jan 17 - Mar 14. Leader: Bob McGinn
Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Ave N, Naples
  • Mondays 9:30 am to 11:30 am, Jan 14 - Mar 11. Leader: Bob Haffa
  • Mondays 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Jan 14 - Mar 11. Leader: TBD
  • Tuesdays 9:30 am to 11:30 pm, Jan 15 - Mar 12. Leader: Rusty Troth
  • Tuesdays 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Jan 15 - Mar 12. Leader: Bob Sanchez
  • Tuesdays 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Jan 15 - Mar 12. Leader: Lew Hadelman
  • Wednesdays 9:30 am to 11:30 am, Jan 16 - Mar 13. Leader: Paul Rosofsky
  • Wednesdays 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Jan 16 - Mar 13. Leader: Greg Hudson
  • Thursdays 9:30 am to 11:30 am, Jan 17 - Mar 14. Leader: Bruce Hobbs
  • Fridays 9:30 am to 11:30 am, Jan 18 - Mar 15. Leader: David Goldstein

The Commons Club at The Brooks, 9930 Coconut Rd., Bonita Springs – Enrichment Ctr.

  • Tuesdays 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, Jan 15 - Mar 12. Leader: TBD
  • Tuesdays 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Jan 15 - Mar 12. Leader: Judith Gates
  • Wednesdays 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Jan 16 - Mar 13. Leader: Mo Winograd
  • Wednesdays 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Jan 16 - Mar 13. Leader: Stuart Schweitzer
  • Thursdays 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, Jan 17 - Mar 14. Leader: Tom Schrader

Public Library at Lely, 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway - Meeting Room B

  • Tuesdays 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Jan 15 - Mar 12. Leader: Marjorie Lewis

San Marco Catholic Church, 851 San Marco Rd., Marco Island

  • Wednesdays 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm, Jan 16 - Mar 13. Leader: George Purvis

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