Iowa Welsh Society - Cymdeithas Gymreig Iowa

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The purpose of the Society is to foster interest in the culture, history and language of Wales.  We seek to encourage fellowship between people of Welsh descent and those interested in Wales and Welsh life, to preserve the history of the American-Welsh in Iowa and to establish connections with other Welsh-American organizations.

We are sorry to report the passing of long-time member and past President of the Iowa Welsh Society, Pat McCaughey. Pat died in her sleep on Sunday, June 26.

There will be a visitation on July 6, 4-6 pm., at Westover Funeral Home, 6337 Hickman Road, Des Moines, IA 50322.

A service will take place on July 7 at 1:30 at Calvin Community,
4210 Hickman Road, Des Moines, IA 50310.
Upcoming Events-

11-12-16: Central Presbyterian Church, 39th & Grand, Des Moines IA. Program starts at noon with Treats and Tea (bring your own lunch). Duane Wilkey will tell us about the reproduction armor that he has created. Board meeting starts at 11:00 a.m.

3-4-17: Luncheon to celebrate St. David's Day at the Maytag Center, Central College, Pella IA
For more news and information about the Iowa Welsh Society, please check our newsletter section.


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