Living in Ann Arbor: Recycling and Waste

By Shirley Ann Arbor was a pioneer town in implementing residential pick-up recycling in 1976 and was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for being one of the best recycling communities in North America in 1999. In December of 2021, the city...

What Do I Do With…?

By Shirley Much of what we consume doesn’t necessarily have to end up in the recycling bin or cart. Before you decide to cast-off something in your home, consider if there is a way of reusing it. You can fix it for your own use or you can resell or donate it for...

Happy 90th Birthday, Shirley W.!

All of us here at International Neighbors would like to wish Shirley W. a very Happy 90th Birthday! On IN Days, Shirley W. organized and managed the child care available in the nursery for many years until the pandemic started. She took such good care of the children!...

Volunteers Needed for Board Positions

By Gretchen As spring approaches, it is the time of the year to reach out to our membership about board positions which are now open. We’re searching for a new Ambassador Coordinator who will work with a dedicated team of volunteers who contact our new members...

Introducing the Nominee for Treasurer

By Gretchen The Board has received the nomination of Stephanie for the position of Treasurer. Stephanie moved here last year from Connecticut with her husband. They have a multi-generational family consisting of two adult daughters and two young grandchildren....

A Note from the Memberdata Team

By Carole Dear members, The Memberdata Team has been going through our membership lists (Neighbors and Newcomers) and noticed that there are many of you who have only told us your name and email address. It’s very important and helpful that you let us know your...

IN March Welcome Back!

Dear members of International Neighbors: I would like to announce that we will be restarting our International Days on March 17th, from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m., at the Zion Lutheran Church. The address is 1501 W. Liberty St., Ann Arbor, MI 48103. Everyone will be...

International Neighbors Board Members

By Dale This month, we would like to present to you the International Neighbors Board Members. All these women volunteer their time to help make the activity groups and the programs offered by International Neighbors possible. We asked each of them to tell us three...

Special Friends

By Marcy What a lot of happiness my friendships have given me! I would like to tell you about two longtime friends who continue to be a major part of my life. When I was ten years old and had only been living in the suburbs less than a year, a young girl came up our...