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Chris Sayre

Chris Sayre

The Friendship Force of Lincoln will feature folk singer and musician Chris Sayre at its annual meeting Sunday, Aug. 19. Sayre, a native of Lincoln, is self-taught on over a dozen instruments. An accomplished singer, composer and instrumentalist, he will present songs of the immigrants from various countries that came to Nebraska during the Great Migration.

The meeting will be at Christ United Methodist Church, 45th and A streets. Sayre’s program will begin at approximately 7 p.m. and is open to non-club members at no cost. The presentation is made possible by Humanities Nebraska and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.

Prior to the Sayre presentation, Friendship Force will have a potluck supper and meeting at the church with appetizers served at 5 p.m. and dinner at 5:30 p.m. The potluck dinner will be provided by club members and includes chicken tenders from Raising Cane's. Cost of the meal is $4.

For reservations, contact Ginny Burstein, 402-405-5911, ginnybmail1@yahoo.com, or Jim Caruso, jcaruso_61@inetnebr.com.

Friendship Force is an international organization with over 350 clubs in more than 60 countries. Its focus is promoting understanding, cultural education and citizen diplomacy through home-stay journeys and personal friendships. Friendship Force of Lincoln welcomes anyone interested in hosting an international visitor in their home, spending a week with a group being home-hosted in a different culture, assisting with activities for incoming groups, or simply learning about different cultures and people.

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