by Camille Ronzio, Rotary Club of Eugene Southtowne
Why Friendship Exchange?
- Learn how their vocations are practiced in other parts of the world
- Observe new customs and cultures
- Promote an appreciation of cultural diversity worldwide
To find out more and see how you can participate in an exchange, visit the Friendship Exchange page, here on the District website
2023 – 2024 Upcoming Exchanges.
District 2071 Tuscany region of Italy Part A:
- Incoming team – 4 Italy – Apr 25- May 7, 2023
- Outgoing- Italy June 10 – June 22
District 2071 Tuscany region of Italy Part B:
- Outgoing – Italy April 20-May 7, 2024
- Incoming – Sept 10-28, 2023
Hosting Southtowne, Corvallis and Ashland
Canada Atlantic States (District 7820 Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, etc)
- Incoming – May 19-June 3 2023 – The incoming team is awaiting a wide spread vaccination program to insure safe crossing of US border.
This team will be welcomed by Newport, Roseburg and Springfield clubs.
District 3850 Philippines Bacolod, Ililo Ililo, Roxas & Boracay.
- Outbound team – June 27- July 12, 2023 – Team left early because of the virus. Some new members are being added to this team. They are going for the induction ceremony of Mate, who came to this district on the RFE exchange.
- Incoming team – August 1-14.2023 from District 3850 Philippines
Welcomed by Redmond, Coos Bay and Cottage Grove
District 9350 Cape Town area of South Africa
- Outbound team – September 1-15 2023. These dates are being held for our visit by the South African district.
District 3272 Pakistan- District 3272 Pakistan (Lahore, Islamabad, Hunza / Gilgit
- Outgoing team – February 20-Mar 3 2024
- Incoming team – June 1-June 14, 2023
Hosting clubs: Southtowne, Redmond and Florence
Southern Louisiana (District 6200 – Lake Charles, Baton Rouge, Grand Isle- flying into New Orleans)
- Outbound team – April 19-May 1, 2024 This team is open to new members – several members of team selected will be on the team but new members are being recruited.
- Incoming team – Sept 3-18, 2024
Welcomed by Coos Bay, Grants Pass and Eugene Metro Clubs