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TNWAC This Week July 28, 2021 Dear Members and Friends: There’s a meeting of the TNWAC Board of Directors today. These community leaders have joined the effort to promote global literacy, recognizing the importance it plays in the civic life of our cities, regions and the State of Tennessee. I’d like to thank and recognize...
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“What in the World? Weekly Quiz” | July 26-August 1, 2021

A global affairs awareness service provided by the Tennessee World Affairs Council CLICK IMAGE FOR QUIZ Thanks to quiz master Patrick Ryan for this week’s quiz. LAST WEEK’S QUIZ WINNERS Patricia Miletich, Nashville, TN Andrew Colton, Nashville, TN Peter Sharadin, Blandon, PA Basil G. Smith, Jacksonville, FL Mona Ali, Abu Dhabi, UAE Steven Lawrence, Morrisown,...
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TNWAC This Week July 20, 2021 Dear Members and Friends: Here we go again. The world is looking at a third Covid-19 wave. That’s the richer nations of the world. The lesser developed nations are still wrestling with the first wave. In the United Kingdom, it was billed as “Freedom Day,” time to celebrate the...
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“What in the World? Weekly Quiz” | July 19-25, 2021

A global affairs awareness service provided by the Tennessee World Affairs Council CLICK IMAGE FOR QUIZ Thanks to quiz master Patrick Ryan for this week’s quiz. LAST WEEK’S QUIZ WINNERS AB Hodgkins, Casco Bay, ME Ronan O’Malley, Houston, TX Barbara Gubbin, Jacksonville, FL David Hillinck, Huntsville, AL Patricia Paiva, Nashville TN Katie Grandell, Washington, DC...
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TNWAC This Week July 14, 2021 Dear Members and Friends: It’s Bastille Day, the national day celebration in France. It’s observance, so close to our celebration of Independence, reminds us of the connections our two countries have had since the beginning of our Republic. It easily comes to my mind, having once served aboard the...
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TNWAC This Week July 7, 2021 Dear Members and Friends: I hope you had an enjoyable Independence holiday and your ear drums are intact. In Nashville we had quite a celebration with 350,000 people visiting for music and a spectacular fireworks show. It seems there’s a lot of pent up desire to get back to...
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“What in the World? Weekly Quiz” | July 5-11, 2021

A global affairs awareness service provided by the Tennessee World Affairs Council CLICK IMAGE FOR QUIZ Thanks to quiz master Patrick Ryan for this week’s quiz. LAST WEEK’S QUIZ WINNERS Peter Sharadin, Blandon, PA David Hillinck, Huntsville, AL Joseph Mendenhall, Bedford, TX Catherine Kelly, Nashville, TN Patricia Paiva, Nashville, TN Patricia Miletich, Nashville, TN Mona...
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“What in the World? Weekly Quiz” | Jun 28-Jul 4, 2021

A global affairs awareness service provided by the Tennessee World Affairs Council CLICK IMAGE FOR QUIZ Thanks to quiz master Keira Larson for this week’s quiz. LAST WEEK’S QUIZ WINNERS Patrick Higgins, Nashville, TN Jim Shepherd, Nashville, TN Leslie Fort, Waxahachie, TX Tim Stewart, Nashville, TN Catherine Kelly, Nashville, TN Aashni Jain, Washington, DC Charles...
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TNWAC This Week June 22, 2021 Dear Members and Friends: This week the World Affairs Councils of America, the umbrella for the association of our over 90 independent councils, published our Weekly Quiz in their newsletter. We’re pleased to share our challenging test of global news awareness with our sister councils. [Link] That milestone in...
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