Pennsylvania Chapter Updates

Philadelphia TCC Chapter Celebrates Its First Decade

Here’s the motley crew from Philadelphia, posing on the front steps of Chapter Coordinator Jane Berryman’s Colonial home. It’s our 10th anniversary as a TCC chapter!

The Philadelphia Chapter happily celebrated its 10th anniversary on Sunday, May 20, with a cocktail party in the garden of Chapter Coordinator Jane Berryman’s historic colonial home in the Old City section of the city, followed by a four-course roast suckling pig banquet at Amada, culinary home of Iron Chef Jose Garces.

Twenty-three people were in attendance to hear from Islamic Art expert Heather Campbell, and Honorary Consul for Uruguay, Peter Longstreth. As the cava and sangria flowed, the group welcomed several new members to the fold and reminisced about their favorite trips. Jane was touched to receive thank you gifts from several members of the Chapter and thanks them for the bouquet, wine and chocolates.

Philadelphia Chapter Members Share Winter Travel Updates Over Pakistani Meal

On Jan. 29, members gathered at halal Pakistani restaurant Wah-Gi-Wah in University City, Philadelphia. Everyone shared the latest on their winter travels, encompassing an Arctic Circle train ride with a surprise New Year’s celebration with Russian villagers, to island-hopping through balmy Micronesia and exploring the Polynesian warrior city of Nan Madol. Gold star to James… Read more »

Report From the September 2017 Philadelphia Chapter Meeting

The Philadelphia TCC Chapter met on Sunday, Sept. 24, at Catahoula, a Cajun and Creole restaurant known for its award-winning gumbo, to hear from KPMG managing director Lisa Woods. She talked  about her years living and working in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, made all the more interesting by the fact that she was a… Read more »