New York Member Doris Chernik Recounts African Adventures

Area Coordinator Lynn Simmons reports that 30 members attended the June 11 meeting at Les Enfants Terribles, where they enjoyed French/African cuisine. Doris Chernik gave a presentation on her trip to Tanzania and Rwanda. Her East Central African trip began with a group invitation to work at the Family Care Center for orphans in Tanzania. On her own she included visits to the famous animal research stations of Jane Goodall and Diane Fossey – Gombe Stream in Kigoma, Tanzania, for chimpanzees, and Virunga and the Virunga Mountains in Rwanda for gorillas. The presentation also included her private safari trip in the Serengeti and Zanzibar.