Language Table Reminder Nov 14th and 28th

Dear CAFAM members,

CAFAM is partnering with The Language Exchange of Portland to offer you a new venue for the future meetings of the Mandarin roundtable led by Viveca Kwan, CAFAM member and Mandarin instructor at The Language Exchange.

This month, on Wednesday November 14th and Wednesday 28th, from 12pm-1pm, the Mandarin roundtable will be held at The Language Exchange, 75 Market Street, Suite 305 (3rd floor) in downtown Portland.

These roundtables are open to all interested — members and non-members of CAFAM, students and non-students of The Language Exchange — and to all levels of Mandarin Chinese.

Come and partake in fun and informal conversations in Mandarin and get to know a community of like-minded people. Feel free to bring your lunch.

The Language Exchange was founded in 1992 and provides a broad range of language related services and instruction to individuals and businesses statewide and nationally.

Language Table Reminder Oct 31st

Dear CAFAM members,

CAFAM is partnering with The Language Exchange of Portland to offer you a new venue for the future meetings of the Mandarin roundtable led by Viveca Kwan, CAFAM member and Mandarin instructor at The Language Exchange.

This coming week on Wednesday October 31, 2018, from 12pm-1pm, the Mandarin roundtable will be held at The Language Exchange, 75 Market Street, Suite 305 (3rd floor) in downtown Portland.

These roundtables are open to all interested — members and non-members of CAFAM, students and non-students of The Language Exchange — and to all levels of Mandarin Chinese.

Come and partake in fun and informal conversations in Mandarin and get to know a community of like-minded people. Feel free to bring your lunch.

The Language Exchange was founded in 1992 and provides a broad range of language related services and instruction to individuals and businesses statewide and nationally.

CHINA Town Hall 2018 – Content Links!

Dear CAFAM members,

For anyone who missed the 2018 CHINA Town Hall program of the World Affairs Council of Maine, please check out the following for the content links:

https://shoutout.wix.com/so/64MPyzaol?cid=90573402-dbdd-47ae-8a53-f8f90f6cadc9#/main

Language Table Reminder

Dear CAFAM members,

CAFAM is partnering with The Language Exchange of Portland to offer you a new venue for the future meetings of the Mandarin roundtable led by Viveca Kwan, CAFAM member and Mandarin instructor at The Language Exchange.

This week on Wednesday October 3, 2018, from 12pm-1pm, the Mandarin roundtable will be held at The Language Exchange, 75 Market Street, Suite 305 (3rd floor) in downtown Portland.

These roundtables are open to all interested — members and non-members of CAFAM, students and non-students of The Language Exchange — and to all levels of Mandarin Chinese.

Come and partake in fun and informal conversations in Mandarin and get to know a community of like-minded people. Feel free to bring your lunch.

The Language Exchange was founded in 1992 and provides a broad range of language related services and instruction to individuals and businesses statewide and nationally.

CAFAM Seeking Self-Nominations for President

Dear CAFAM members,

CAFAM is seeking a self-motivated, discerning individual to serve as President of the Board. Non-board members are encouraged to apply. If interested, please fill out the application on this site by Monday, October 9, 2018:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeCgOLcex1vDBOP2OrTR5v_o5YtZmv5PE4_sp890UGagULS6g/viewform

If you know someone who may be interested, please feel free to forward this email to them.

We look forward to reviewing your applications!

Urgent Need For Host Family In Portland

Dear CAFAM members,

A host family is needed for a Cheverus sophomore from China. She is a pleasant, hardworking girl who also loves art, music and fashion design. The host family need not have children at home (okay if they do); could be couple or single person, including retired couple or single. Basic accommodations include: a private bedroom (ample natural light preferred), transportation to and from school, and breakfast and dinner.

This is a great opportunity to help a foreign student and engage in a cultural exchange experience! You’ll also receive a generous stipend through New Oasis International Education agency.

If you are interested, please contact Jenny Mills by email jmills(at)newoasisedu.com or by phone (202) 531-1210. If you know others who may be interested, please help spread the word.

Thank you!

Urgent Need For Host Family In Portland

Dear CAFAM members,

A host family is needed for a Cheverus sophomore from China. She is a pleasant, hardworking girl who also loves art, music and fashion design. The host family need not have children at home (okay if they do); could be couple or single person, including retired couple or single. Basic accommodations include: a private bedroom (ample natural light preferred), transportation to and from school, and breakfast and dinner.

This is a great opportunity to help a foreign student and engage in a cultural exchange experience! You’ll also receive a generous stipend through New Oasis International Education agency.

If you are interested, please contact Jenny Mills by email jmills(at)newoasisedu.com or by phone (202) 531-1210. If you know others who may be interested, please help spread the word.

Thank you!

Urgent need for host family in Portland

Dear CAFAM members,

A host family is needed for a Cheverus sophomore from China. She is a pleasant, hardworking girl who also loves art, music and fashion design. The host family need not have children at home (okay if they do); could be couple or single person, including retired couple or single. Basic accommodations include: a private bedroom (ample natural light preferred), transportation to and from school, and breakfast and dinner.

This is a great opportunity to help a foreign student and engage in a cultural exchange experience! You’ll also receive a generous stipend through New Oasis International Education agency.

If you are interested, please contact Jenny Mills by email jmills(at)newoasisedu.com or by phone (202) 531-1210. If you know others who may be interested, please help spread the word.

Thank you!

Language Table is back starting NEXT TUESDAY!

Dear CAFAM members,

CAFAM is partnering with The Language Exchange of Portland to offer you a new venue for the future meetings of the Mandarin roundtable led by Viveca Kwan, CAFAM member and Mandarin instructor at The Language Exchange.

Beginning on Tuesday September 25, 2018, from 12pm-1pm, the Mandarin roundtable will be held at The Language Exchange, 75 Market Street, Suite 305 (3rd floor) in downtown Portland. Future dates will be forthcoming.

These roundtables are open to all interested — members and non-members of CAFAM, students and non-students of The Language Exchange — and to all levels of Mandarin Chinese.

Come and partake in fun and informal conversations in Mandarin and get to know a community of like-minded people. Feel free to bring your lunch.

The Language Exchange was founded in 1992 and provides a broad range of language related services and instruction to individuals and businesses statewide and nationally.

CAFAM Moon Festival

Dear CAFAM members,

It’s almost that time again to gaze at the full Harvest Moon and share an evening of festivities together! CAFAM’s annual Moon Festival celebration is coming soon, and we hope you can join us.

What: Mid-Autumn Moon Festival

When: Sunday, September 30, 2018; 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Where: Woodfords Club, 179 Woodfords St., Portland

Admission: Free; please bring a dish to share

We will have a potluck dinner, entertainment, poetry & singing, and, as always, mooncakes! Come celebrate this iconic Chinese holiday with us!

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