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The Year of The Monkey Approaches!

The Year of The Monkey Approaches!

The new year is almost upon us! This year is the year of the monkey, so if you were born in 44, 56, 68, 80, or 92, this is your year! Monkeys are witty, intelligent, and have a magnetic personality. Personality traits, like mischievousness, curiosity, and cleverness,...

August Chairman’s Corner

Chairman’s Corner August 2015 Hailing fellow CADS wherever you are! If you are reading this on holiday, I wish you a relaxing and refreshing break, and safe travels home. If you are not, I hope to see you soon J This month is the CADS annual cricket lunch at the VRA....

July Chairman’s Corner

Chairman’s Corner July 2015 The 2015 boat trip last month went off very well. The CADS board met at the Apollo beforehand, and decided that CADS would give donations of 1,000 Euros each to Hope and Homes For Children, the Veteraneninstituut Emergency Fund in Doorn,...

May Chairman’s Corner

Chairman’s Corner May 2015 Last month we had a very enjoyable lunchtime excursion to the Koninglijke Industrieele Groote Club. For the May lunch we are back in the Apollo on May 8th. The reason for the early date is that the following weekend is the Ascension Day...
April Chairman’s Corner

April Chairman’s Corner

In March we returned to the Apollo for a traditional ‘end of the month’ lunch, where a record 51 members and guests were addressed by H.E. Sir Geoffrey Adams on the UK timetable and intentions for reform in the EU. This apparently coincides neatly with the Dutch...
March Chairman’s Corner

March Chairman’s Corner

For the February CADS meeting, we decamped from the Apollo to Amsterdam Central Station, where we dined in style in the 1e Klas Lounge on platform 2. A great time was had by all, and there are a number of photos posted on the website. We will repeat the experience in...