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.

Upcoming Events-

3-4-17: Luncheon to celebrate St. David's Day at the Maytag Center, Central College, Pella IA. James W. Evans, an artist from Mount Vernon, IA, will discuss his Welsh heritage and his passion for drawing, painting and clay sculpting of everything Welsh. He will bring creations to share. Click here to download the registration form.

7-9-17: Gymanfa Ganu at Old Man's Creek church

8-5-17: IWS Picnic (details TBA)

11-11-17: Fall/Winter meeting at Central Presbyterian Church, DSM
For more news and information about the Iowa Welsh Society, please check our newsletter section.


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