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President's message
Published on: 11/1/2017
Review of visit by Leuven club and Friends. Preview of upcoming inbound and outbound journeys.
Photography Club Cluster
Published on: 11/1/2017
We are starting a new photo club cluster
June President's Message
Published on: 6/1/2017
Report about outbound Exchange to Madison Wisconsin. Planning for Inbund Exchange from Austin, Texas.
President's message
Published on: 5/1/2017
April Meeting and upcoming events
President's Letter for March 2017
Published on: 3/5/2017
Presiding over my 1st General Meeting in February was very rewarding. We certainly have many dedicated members who "behind the scenes" ensure that monthly meetings at the Joyce Beers Hall are enjoyable and informative.
Mike Boyko wins Borsch Cook-Off
Published on: 3/5/2017
One of our FFI members - Michael Boyko, on 2/19/17 at the Ukrainian Catholic Church won first place in a Borsch cook-off as a fundraiser for the Ukrainian Orthodox Church due to storm damages. Competition was very strong against one male and 4 talented & beautiful ladies. In July or August, Michael will possibly enter in Kyiv, Ukraine the National Finals. Watch his Borsch blog on Facebook after August
February President's Message
We have a calendar full of events and a very dedicated board hoping to involve all of our members.
NEW President's Message
Published on: 1/2/2017
Recap of last year's activities, thanks to all who helped last year, and welcome to our new officers.


Gisborne, New Zealand 2018 Inbound Journey Report
Published on: 9/1/2018
San Diego Friendship Force hosts ambassadors from New Zealand and Australia
President's Message for May
Published on: 5/2/2018
Upcoming Western Regional Conference
Recognizing our members
President's message
Published on: 10/1/2017
Review of recent inbound journeys and preview of upcoming outbound journeys
Planning for inbound exchange from Austin, Texas
Published on: 6/1/2017
Who's coming and what we plan to do
Moscow, Russia Journey - 2018
Published on: 6/1/2017
Here is a preview of our journey to Moscow in 2018
Madison, WI was FANTASTIC and full of SURPRISES!
Published on: 6/1/2017
Midwestern hospitality - what we din on our Exchange to Madison, Wisconsin.
Planning for Inbound Exchange from Leuven, Belgium
Published on: 6/1/2017
Inbound Exchange from Leuven has been opened to the entire FFI - world wide.
Inbound International Exchange Sept 25- Oct 2, 2017
Published on: 5/1/2017
Planning for friends from Leuven, Belgium
Austin Inbound Domestic Exchange
Published on: 5/1/2017
Planning for our exchange
Austin Exchange Planning
Published on: 4/8/2017
August 1-8, 2017
President's Letter for April 2017
Published on: 4/8/2017
Upcoming exchanges, membership directories, and presentation on Russia at next general meeting
NEW club business cards NOW available
Published on: 3/30/2017
Lower cost alternative and immediate delivery
Warm Holiday Greetings, Everyone!
Published on: 12/5/2016
My final President's letter. Welcome to Carol Babbitt, our new President. Remember if you have not paid your dues for next year do so NOW, You can use this new website by clicking on your profile in the upper right and following the link to pay by credit card or printing your invoice and mailing check.
New Member - Jackie Portman
Published on: 11/8/2016
jackie Portman joins Friendship Force San Diego
Thank You For Your Help!
Published on: 11/1/2016
Thanks to all who helped with the recent Northern Colorado Exchange.
Call for Nominations
Published on: 9/1/2016
Mike Boyko and his committee request nominations for 2017 club officers.
Muchas Gracias a Todos
Published on: 8/25/2016
Thanks to all who helped with our Inbound Exchange from Costa Rica
New Members - Candi and Carlos Martinez
Published on: 8/1/2016
Candi and Carlos live in El Cajon and enjoy travelling.
Check our member directory for their contact information.
2018 Exchange Preference Results
Published on: 7/10/2016
Survey results for interest in Outbound Exchanges
Exchange Interest Survey Results
Published on: 7/1/2016
Members' preferences for Outbound Exchange in 2018
Summer Pops Picnic and Concert
Published on: 7/1/2016
a Tribute to the Beatles
COSTA RICA Inbound Exchange
Published on: 7/1/2016
“Los Ticos” estan viniendo a San Diego el 23 agosto
Bob Traber, our ED, reports that there are 14
Ambassadors (2 couples and 10 women) coming
from San Jose. Home hosts and ambassadors
have been matched and pictures and contact info
will be to the hosts by the time you read this.
Welcome Lunch (TBA) will be followed by a
Mission tour and the farewell Western BBQ
“magico” will be at Carol & Stan’s place.
Activities include the usual SD Zoo, USS
Midway, Balboa Park w/ organ recital, Maritime
Museum (San Salvador), and country Line
Dancing at “In Cahoots”, besides the friendship
dinners. After their week with us they have a week
with the LA club and then an add-on to Las Vegas
and Grand Canyon.
2017 Outbound Preference Survey
Published on: 5/1/2016
See which location won Sapporo, Japan or Vietnam


Get Your Passport to National Parks NOW
Published on: 6/1/2017
Golden Age/Senior Passports
We're now on Facebook!
Published on: 10/26/2016
San Diego Friendship Force is now on Facebook!!
If you are a Facebook user, PLEASE “like” our new Facebook page!
Search for @friendshipforcesandiego.
<<< Or just click on the menu to the left - Our Facebook Page
Need ID?
Published on: 9/1/2016
Order your business cards or name badges now.
Your Dues are Waaaaaay over due
Published on: 2/1/2016
Dues are due NOW1


Tickets Available for "Taming of the Shrew" May 18th
Published on: 4/8/2017
Please bring check for $40 to meeting and tell Brenda.


Meet Carlos and Candi Martinez
Published on: 6/1/2017
New member profiles
New members Hal and Renate Herritt
Published on: 5/1/2017
Find out more about Renate and Hal
Janyce Kamahele joins Freindship Force San Diego
Published on: 7/1/2016
Janyce Kamahele joins during the summer picnic.
Lillian Jones joins Friendship Force
Published on: 5/1/2016
Lillian Jones is Gin Meyers sister and she will attend very few of our meetings because she lives in North Carolina. However Lillian loves to travel and will join us on the Belgium and Germany exchange in June.
Richard Garcia joins Friendship Force
Published on: 3/1/2016
Richard has attened every meeting so far and is looking forward to helping with our next Inbound Exchange.


President's Message for April
Published on: 4/1/2018
Report on visit by Jeremi Snook FFI President.
Club members come together as team for events.
President's Message for March
Published on: 3/1/2018
FFI President Jeremi Snook to visit San Diego
President's Messasge
Published on: 2/1/2018
Plans for hosting Flathead Valley Montana are all set. Read more...
2018 is Here!
Published on: 1/1/2018
New officers, new Journeys, new terminology
President's message
Published on: 12/1/2017
Happy Holidays, Thank-you's, and Upcoming Events
President's July Message
Published on: 7/12/2017
Status of upcoming exchanges
November Message from Tom
Published on: 11/1/2016
Recap October and looking forward to November
October Message from Tom
Published on: 10/1/2016
Upcoming Inbound Exchange with Northern Colorado and November Installation of new club officers.
Call For Nominations
Published on: 10/1/2016
Call for Club Officer Nominations to serve 2017
September Message from Tom
Congrats on Costa Rica Exchange and upcoming exchange to Vietnam. Call for nominations.
August Message from Tom
Published on: 8/1/2016
Welcome back from our June recess. Here is what we have planned for the Fall.
July Message from Tom
Welcom our members back from Leuven, Belgium and Freiburg, Germany. Results from the 2018 Outbound International Exchange Survey.
May Messeage from Tom
Published on: 5/1/2016
Report from Leadership Conference in Reno. Merchandise and FUN-draisers. Donations for 2016.
March Message from Tom
Published on: 3/1/2016
Appetizer Award, Tip Jar, and old magazines. Thanks to Linda Butcher for 17 years service as the "Mazing Madam of Merchandize".
February Message from Tom
Published on: 2/1/2016
I looks like membership is down from last year... did you want to renew? Membership Directories will be available and we will start some fun fundraisers.
January - NEW President's Message
Published on: 1/1/2016
Tom and Carrie return from Germany. Welcome from our new President/CEO, Jeremi Snook.