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Tuesday 27 July 2004.
Farewell to our Youth Exchange Guests.

Every year since 1961, young people have participated in the Lions International Youth Exchange Program. The goal of the program is: "To create and foster a spirit of understanding among the peoples of the world."

Youth Exchange hosts and guests. Derek Livsey, Tsvetan Mashev, Lynne, John Shelby, Silvie Tornblad and Elke   This year, your local club hosted two guests, "Tsvetan Mashev, from Bulgaria, hosted by Lion Derek Livsey and Lynne, and Silvie Tornblad, from Norway, hosted by Lion John Shelby and Elke.

Other clubs in the local zone hosted a further 4 guests:
Heidi Sankilla, from Finland,
Irina Lemmer, from Germany,
Jon Kanders, from Sweden,
Sarah Dolphus, from the USA.
After staying with their hosts for 10 days, they all went on to the "Youth Camp" at Millfied school, in Street, where they joined with 40 other guests, for a further 11 days. There they had the opportunity to mix with contemporaries from more countries from around the world.

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