This group is dedicated to fun, friendly Midwesterners who now live in New England. Come and meet local ex-Midwesterners and relive great memories about the wholesome charm of middle America. This group is open to anyone who is from/or has lived in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

My other home states included Colorado, Alabama and Washington DC. You are welcome as well.

Also expatriates are welcome since I lived outside the U.S. several times. Also - I just started a group for Westerners .... please tell your friends and colleagues.

Bottom line - this group is for friendly people who want to meet other friendly people. It's primary purpose in social, having fun, and meeting other like-minded folks.

If you end up getting a business lead, job, date, whatever, that's fine. Just appreciate this is relaxed and easy going group. If you're from Boston but attended university in the Midwest, you are more than welcome!

My motto is: Conversations first, business cards later!

Look forward to seeing you soon!

Best, Diane Darling

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Welcome, Boston Ex-Midwesterners + a few more!

Recent Meetups

  • December 29, 2013 · 4:30 PM

    Bears Vs Packers

    8 Ex-Midwesterners | 5.00 5.001

    Bears vs. Packers. The NFL's longest rivalry for all the marbles.  We are the guests of the Chicago Sports Club. Bears-Packers, what is more Midwestern than that?  I... Learn more
  • September 29, 2013 · 1:00 PM

    Bears @ Lions

    70 Ex-Midwesterners | 5.00 5.001

    The Chicago Sports Club of New England and the growing Detriot Lions Fan Club invite you to join us to view the Bears playing the Lions for the first time this year.  ... Learn more
  • April 30, 2013 · 6:30 PM

    Mid-Week Midwest Quiz Team? (Cambridge/Somerville)

    12 Ex-Midwesterners | 1.00 1.001

    Anyone up for a mid-week pub quiz night? Open to suggested locations, but here are a few options to start the conversation. Send feedback on availability if interested:... Learn more
  • January 8, 2013 · 5:30 PM

    Water Cooler Football

    2 Ex-Midwesterners

    This is going to be a joint event with the American Society for Training & Development .... I've partnered with the former Athletic Director for Boston College and we... Learn more
  • December 16, 2012 · 1:00 PM

    Bears Vs Packers

    18 Ex-Midwesterners

    Bears vs. Packers. The NFL's longest rivalry with 185 games and between them 22 NFL championships and 48 Hall of Famers. The Bears still hold the record for the most... Learn more
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What's new

  • New Member
    Soma Struck Soma Struck joined
    2 days ago
    Soma Struck
    "My husband and I just moved to the Cambridge area from Madison, WI and could use some friendly Midwest faces."
  • New Member
    Lauren Zacks Lauren Zacks joined
    5 days ago
    Lauren Zacks
    "Recent graduate from THE Ohio State University (sorry, couldn't resist) new to Boston."
  • New Member
    Mike Mike­ joined
    July 21
    "Hi I'm from Kentucky, which isn't one of the states on the map, but since it's contiguous with four of them, I hope you all will accept me as one of you!"
  • New Member
    Michelle Proschek Michelle Proschek joined
    July 21
    Michelle Proschek
    "I just moved from Michigan and am looking to explore the area and meet me people. Go green!"
  • New Member
    Chase Chase­ joined
    July 8
    "27yo transplant from Ohio. Just a man trying to find my way in a new city."
  • New Member
    Marly Marly­ joined
    June 29
    "Hi, I'm Marly. Boston is the first place I have ever lived outside of the midwest. I moved here a few months ago and I am most definitely a midwesterner at heart. I would love to make some new east coast/midwest friends!"
  • New Member
    Molly Hageman Molly Hageman joined
    June 28
    Molly Hageman
    "I am originally from Minneapolis, MN but I just moved here from Nashville, TN after completing a grad program. I just started working at Boston Children's­."
  • New Member
    Dawn Dawn­ joined
    June 13
    "Hi! Farm girl/city girl"
  • New Member
    Tom Tom­ joined
    June 12
    "Intensely curious and infectiously enthusiastic: comes equipped with a childlike imagination, a brilliant mind and a big heart. Imagine the offspring of a union between Steve Jobs and Robin other words, a cross between an ENTP and ENFP."
  • New Member
    Ran Liao Ran Liao joined
    June 8
    Ran Liao
    "was from Oklahoma, now in Boston"
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