At the local level, our Sheboygan Chapter offers international travel opportunities, provides humanitarian aid projects, and hosts international visitors. Our 2005 trip took us to Scandinavia. In 2007, we traveled to France. Our first river cruise from St Petersburg to Moscow, was in 2009. In 2011, our chapter went on a river cruise to Netherlands. We traveled to Ireland in 2013 and took another river cruise from Amsterdam to Vienna in 2014. In 2015, we traveled to Greece.
"This is my first trip with People to People, and my fourth international trip. The people I have met on this trip are becoming family. They are so easy to get along with and are so much FUN." - Betty S.
"What a wonderful trip! Just when I think this experience can't be topped, we do something even more memorable." Ann S.
"We have walked more miles and climbed more steps than we have in years, but wouldn't trade this exercise for anything." - Shirley L.
"What a wonderful trip! Just when I think this experience can't be topped, we do something even more memorable." - Ann S.
"This has been a vacation I will remember all my life, as well as all the wonderful People to People members I have been with." - Arletta W.
In 2016 our chapter hosted a group of five people from Nepal. In past years we have hosted families from Cόrdoba, Argentina; many groups from Esslingen, Germany, along with individuals from Japan, Korea and Italy.
People to People’s Sheboygan Chapter has taken numerous trips to various parts of Europe. Areas visited included Scandinavia, the United Kingdom, Russia, France, Germany, Italy, Turkey, Greece, Ireland, Austria, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Belgium, The Netherlands, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, and Serbia. The next chapter trip will be in 2020 and will include the Passion Play in Oberammergau, Germany. That trip will also include 3 nights each in Rome, Venice, and Florence plus one night in Innsbruck. Interested persons should contact Jon Keckonen.
In 1994 Donna Webb presented a program at one of our chapter’s dinner meetings explaining a volunteer experience in the Tijuana, Mexico area that was through a non-profit organization, “Los Niños,” meaning “The Children.” As a result of Donna’s presentation, our chapter subsequently elected to become involved in the program for several years by supporting it financially and by sending several groups of workers down to Los Niños to help build schools, lay concrete, and construct terraces to landscape the schoolyards. From 1996 to 2006 we sent work groups down to Mexico every other year.
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