Thursday October 29, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM CDT
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Modern Woodman Park, Champions Suite Davenport, IA 
209 S Gaines St.
Davenport, IA 52802

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Assistant Director Kelly Lao 
German American Heritage Center 

Examined and Explored: The Syrian Refugee Crisis in Germany and the Quad Cities 

Herbert Quelle, General Consul of the Consulate of the Federal Republic of Germany, Chicago and Amy Rowell, Director, World Relief, Moline, Illinoisspeak on the Refugee Crisis at Modern Woodman Park Champions Suite Thursday, October 29 12pm-1pm. Free, lunch provided, limited seating - Reservations REQUIRED- kelly.lao@gahc.org or 563.322.8844 for more information.

Few topics have gripped recent global interest as that of the flight of Syrians and others from the tension-filled Mideast as they flee toward Europe with their families. The wave of refugees has reached a level not seen since the end of World War II and shows no signs of stopping. With every new footprint there are questions and challenges – please come and hear the latest perspective from two professionals who have unique views to share. We invite you as a community to listen, respond, and care. This is an international issue with direct local implications.