Business Meetings and Program

Meetings take place the 3rd Tuesday of each month except August

Meeting place:
Porter Hall, 601 Mayflower, one block West of Indian Hill, at the end of 6th St. in Claremont, CA.

Speakers on model United Nations, world issues, poverty relief, refugees, and conflicts are featured each month.

For information, call Mel Boynton, Program Chair - 909-398-1124

Monthly Meeting Time:
5:30 to 6:30 pm

2007 archives
2008 archives
2009 archives
2010 archives

2011 Minutes  

Annual Meeting 1-23-11

February 15, 2011

March 15, 2011

Board Meeting April 9, 2011

April 26, 2011

June 21, 2011

Board Meeting Sept 17, 2011

September 20, 2011

December 20, 2011

news and events 2011


Sunday, Jan 23
Decker Hall
Pilgrim Place


Annual Meeting and Potluck:  Pomona Valley UNA Annual Meeting and Potluck: Sunday, January 23rd, 5:00 to 7:00 PM in Decker Hall, Pilgrim Place, 660 Avery Rd., Claremont, CA. Following our business meeting and presentations to the High School UNA essay contest winners, SoCal UNA President Mel Boynton will present, 'Progress Report on the UN Millennium Development Goals'. All members and friends are encouraged to bring a dish to pass and attend. Beverage is provided and a free-will offering is the only cost. Contacts Katie Gerecke or Richard Harris.

Tuesday, Feb 15
Porter Hall


Chapter Meeting:   "African Women Speak Out" - DVD & Discussion - led by Katie Gerecke and Marilee Scaaf - Carolee Munroe will provide treats.

Tuesday, March 15
Porter Hall


Chapter Meeting:  "Catch Up: Middle East (Egypt, etc)" - Adnan and Barbara Aswad - Shirley Williams will provide treats.

Tuesday, April 26
Porter Hall


Chapter Meeting:  Cal Poly Model UN Delegates talk about their experiences. - Treats will be served - NOTE: This meeting is on the fourth Tuesday of the month. - Rizek Abusharr will provide treats.

Saturday, April 30

Earth Day - Events TBA

Tuesday, May 17
Porter Hall


Chapter Meeting: "Uganda and Tasmania" - Anita Boling - Katie Gerecke will provide treats

June 2-14, 2011

A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Led by Rizek & Alice Abusharr, Former residents of Jerusalem, now living at Pilgrim Place. All inclusive: air fare, ground transportation (including to and from LAX), accommodations, meals, tips, entrance fees. If interested, please contact Rizek or Alice Abusharr at 909.621.7502. You will be sent a brochure with itinerary and the registration information. Cost: $3,800 -Places are limited - Register early. Download PDF Flyer

Tuesday, June 21
Porter Hall


Chapter Meeting:  Report from UNA National Conference - Treats will be served

Tuesday, July 19
Porter Hall


Chapter Meeting:  "Between Two Worlds", a film by Monty Hempel. Examines the challenges of securing environmental health, economic vitality, and social equity for present and future generations. Filmed in 15 diverse countries. Richard Harris is in charge. Marilee Scaff will introduce the discussion of the film. Refreshments by Bob Wallace.


No Meeting

Tuesday, Sept 20
Porter Hall


Chapter Meeting:  The new Republic of South Sudan will be the topic.  Pitzer College Professor Lako Tongun who has just returned from witnessing the declaration and celebrations of this newest republic and member of the United Nations will be the speaker. Ardi Rashidi will provide treats.

Saturday, Oct 15

3:00 pm
Decker Hall

Memorial Service for Richard Harris
Will be held on Saturday October 15th at 3:30 PM
at Decker Hall in Pilgrim Place, Claremont.
All of his UNA–USA friends are invited.

Tuesday, Oct 18
Porter Hall


Chapter Meeting:  Lead up to McKibbon Conference with Lee Krusa and Freeman Allen: Food: Local, World Wide Implications - Mel Boynton will provide treats.

Tuesday, Oct 27

11:45-1 pm
McKenna Auditorium, 390 E. 9th St, Claremont

International Place Lunch & Conversation - Claremont: John Moore - Update on UN

International Place Lunch & Conversation: UNA- PV is co-sponsoring this meeting with IP to celebrate United Nations Day. John Moore, retired professor Cal Poly Pomona will speak on, "The UN: A Modest and Discrete Assessment of 2/3rds of a Century" UNA PV Members and community members are urged to participate in this meeting. Lunch is $6 and is always excellent. For transportation from East end of Metrolink Parking Lot, please phone the day before: 909-607-4571.

Tuesday, Nov 15
Porter Hall


Chapter Meeting:  Gloria Reynolds (Students) - "Nuclear Disarmament"- Gloria will provide treats.

Tuesday, Dec 20
Porter Hall


Chapter Meeting:  Carol Chenoweth - "Human Rights" - tentative - Carolee Monroe wll provide treats.