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You are invited to join a field trip at 1:45 pm on Sunday, February 25 to see three exhibits on Syrian refugees at the American Swedish Historical Museum. The field trip is organized by CHFM’s Refugee Support Working Group. After seeing the exhibits, participants are invited to have an early dinner together at the Lebanese restaurant Manakeesh Café & Bakery in West Philadelphia.

Admission to the museum is free.

Dinner at Manakeesh at 4420 Walnut St. is estimated to cost from $15 to $25 per person.


Ten Friends met on Wednesday, Jan.25 to consider how or if to proceed with “adopting” a refugee family. The CHFM Peace and Social Concerns committee suggested to the January Meeting for Business that the amount of work and commitment involved was best undertaken by a separate committee, dedicated to this work, hence the formation of this investigative group.


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