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SEPTEMBER 2013


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Editor's Note

New season, new month, new day, new chapter, welcome to NFLG ! Autumn is here... All back from summer vacation, glad to welcome the newcomers to Ningbo but sad we had to say goodbye to some of our friends, good luck wherever you go! Congratulations Gabriela for your second child and Happy Birthday ladies in September. This month bring temperature changes, and cultural celebrations “Happy Mid-Autumn Festival” do not forget to try the traditional Moon Cake !

The Ladies Lunch was held at IKEA, so many new faces and so many familiar. Thanks to IKEA who invited us for lunch (Sponsor), we all had a great time ! Thank you ladies who attend the luncheon, thanks Anny Wang for such fantastic pictures, and to Mia Ardiati and Mi Karlsson for sharing their best shoots. Ladies you are there, check the pictures on NFLG Facebook page !

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Review Editor / Lediz Leal Property Editor / Lediz Leal Property NFLG / Lediz Leal Graphic Design / Araceli Abadin Photography / Anny Wang , Mia Ardiati, Mi Karlsson, Lediz Leal Contributors / Gisela Gothberg Ohlsson, Sharon Ian Dwyer, Virgine Beague, Indah Morgan, Tania Taylor, Joy Chen, Jessica Hinkler, Tetyana Chebotar, Dorota Lepicka, Tao Hsu, Ta Kieu My Mya, Jacci Higgitt.

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Wishing everyone a fantastic Mid Autumn.

LedizLH

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IKEA · Sponsor of the month IKEA Ningbo Store A grand opening was held the for Grand Furniture superstore in July 17, gathering all communities making life in Ningbo. The Ningbo IKEA takes up 470 sqm and over 7,800 products; it has a restaurant that can hold over 600 people. Shoppers with kids, the store provide supervised playground and open playground areas. NFLG was invited to attend the preopening and has a first close look at the facilities and of course “SHOPPING” Address: 2201 Huancheng Nanlu (East Section) Yinzhou District, Ningbo. Opening hours: 10:00 – 20:00 (Mon-Thurs) 10:0022:00 (Fri-Sun) 宁 波 市 鄞 州 区 环 城 南 路 东 段 2201 号 Shuttle: Haishu Zhenming stop (海曙镇明路站) Yinzhou Wanda Guangchang stop (鄞州万达 广场站) Buses: 105, 109, 115, 116, 132, 504, 505, 510, 523, 614, 625, or 634 to Ouchi Daxia stop (藕池大厦站)

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I’M NEW Gisela Ohlsson

Sharon Ian Dwyer

(Sweden/M) “Hello, my name is Gisela Ohlsson and I am from Sweden. I just moved to Ningbo in August with my husband Tony and daughter. I worked at a bank, so this is an opportunity for me to do things I haven't had time to do in a long time! “

(Uk/M) “I am Scottish and have come to Ningbo from the UK. I arrived in Ningbo three weeks ago (I’m an accompanying spouse with two children, both at school). I like to do craft activities such as card-making. I need to buy a sewing machine! “

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Indah Morgan (Indonesia) “First at all, please let me to introduce myself, my name is Indah Morgan, a mother of 3. I was born in Indonesia but spent half of my age living in the country which has strong connection with the British Hong Kong. I will enjoy myself being the lady of the leisure this time as a part of life.”

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Tetyana Chebotar

Tania Taylor

Jessica Hinkler

(Ukraine/M) ”Hello. My name is Tetyana and I am original from Ukraine. !!! My husband open business in China so we move to Shanghai and live there for 3 years. Then he move his company, So we decided to move in Ningbo and see each other on weekend))). We have only one week in Ningbo. I would like to have new friends, and will be happy to meet other foreign ladies.”

(UK/M) ”I moved to Ningbo yesterday where I was informed about joining the expat community. I lived in Shanghai for 6.5 years then Suzhou for 1 year. I'm looking forward to seeing what Ningbo has different to offer from my previous 2 residences.“

(USA/M) “I am from the United States. My birthday is July. My husbands job brought us to Sanmen a few hours south of Ningbo a little over a year ago. I moved to Ningbo month ago so my children could go to school.”

Mei Hua Jin

Carol Qiu

(Korea) “Can speak fluently Korean and Chinese. She has a daughter and lives in Beilun.”

(Taiwan) “She came to Ningbo following her husband. Lives in Beilun and has 2 sons.”

Tao Hsu

Dorota Lepicka

Ta Kieu My Mya

(USA/M) “I'm a new arrival from France. My name is Tao HSU and I'm an American accompanying my husband who is teaching with Nottingham. “

(Poland/M) “I'm in Ningbo because my family is here, I am in China since 2008. We've stayed in Yantai.“

(Vietnam/M) “I am Mya, just relocated to NGB since couple of month ago. “

Gabriela Eguino (Bolivia/M)

Tina Skipper

Virgine Beague (France/M) “Not new in Ningbo but first time joining.”

Jacci Higgitt

(Denmark/M)

(UK/M) “My name is Jacci Higgitt, I am from the UK.”

Rosalynne Atta-Kesson

Anastasiya Bulavina

(Ghana)

(Ukraine/M)

Nachi Sornam (India)

Claudia Fecke (Germany/M)

Dorota Rozanska (Poland/M)

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In September 10, Ningbo Foreign Ladies Group was invited for lunch at IKEA Ningbo Store. Over 80 women from all corners of the world, were welcome by Lediz Leal Hareland NFLG manager and Erwin Glauser IKEA manager at IKEA Ningbo store. The special arrangements, store brief, newcomers introduction, Swedish food and shopping atmosphere, made the ladies afternoon at IKEA.

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