The NFO's 2017 Annual Conference
JUST HAPPENED (April 6-9, 2017) in St. Louis, Missouri
The NFO Conference Committee is already working on the 2018 Conference, tentatively scheduled to be in or near Princeton, New Jersey, in April. Bookmark this page and return during the year to find out more about what is being planned. Questions or comments in the meantime? Contact NFO Vice President Cricket Raybern at NFOvicepresident@gmail.com.
THE 2107 NFO'S HERITAGE AWARDS were presented at the Awards Ceremony at this year's conference. This year's honorees were
SPEAKERS AT THIS YEAR'S CONFERENCE:
Other speakers included:
THE INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE: We toured of The International Institute,a local organization connected to the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI). It helps more than a million immigrants each year with things like resettlement, job placement, English classes, citizenship, legal services, small business development, housing, youth and elderly support, and cultural activities. It also serves as a valuable resource to national policy makers, local communities, governmental bodies, and human service agencies.
A few photos of the 2017 Conference:
The NFO is growing and offers priceless contacts with people involved in teaching, performing and administrating all sorts of folk dance and music events and facilities worldwide. We encourage your attendance and your input at our annual meeting and look forward to seeing you again.