Are you interested in the cultures and countries that border the Mediterranean Sea? There are so many of them - starting on the north end, moving east, south and then west, they include: Spain, France, Monaco, Italy, Malta, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, and Gibraltar. What a wonderful variety of food, music, languages, dance, etc. Are you from one of these countries, would you like to meet people from these countries and/or are you just interested in this part of the world? Then this group is for you. We will meet on a monthly basis, usually on the 3rd Thursday of the month. (Once in awhile we might try getting together on a Sunday afternoon). I am open to receiving suggestions for activities as well as the best day(s) and times for us to meet so send me your ideas. I'm a first-time Meetup organizer and will do my best to provide a good time for all - with your help of course!
I have learned over time that some people RSVP to say they're coming, their plans then change, and they don't inform me of the change of plans (most of you *do* notify me if your plans change and I applaud you for your respectful notification). From now on there will be a "two strikes and you're out" policy implemented whereby two no-shows (without notifying me in advance) will be a reason to remove you from the group. This is only fair to the restaurant which makes arrangements to host us and to me, the Meetup organizer. Thank you for your understanding.
The annual membership fee is $10.00 to be paid on WePay. A small percentage of the 10.00 is collected by WePay and Meetup as a transaction fee. Group size will be limited depending on the preference of the restaurant. The purpose of the membership fee is so that I can recoup my costs for my Meetup subscription to be the organizer of the group. Once I recoup my annual subscription cost, we can decide as a group what charity to donate the additional funds, too!!! Paying it forward is good karma!