Our meetings are usually held on the third Thursday of each month — except July and August. However, the dates are subject to change.


The meetings begin informally with a chat and coffee or tea. Around 11h, the official meeting begins with announcements by the President followed by a guest speaker.


Unless announced otherwise, meetings take place at Thermae Son, Thermaelaan 2 in Son en Breugel - from 10 to 12 hrs. Thermae Son's telephone number is 049 - 9476383.


Mothers of young children can arrange for child care by contacting Thermae Son on the Monday preceding the meeting.

13th of April


Ms Wendy van Aken of the Ronald McDonald House in Veldhoven explained how her organisation helps parents of sick children. Parents can be with their sick children at the RMH which offers a homely, pleasant and comforting atmosphere away from the hospital where the child is treated.


“The mission of RMHC is to create, find and support programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and their families." 

Their vision is “A world where all children have access to medical care and their families are supported and actively involved in their children’s care."

16th of March:

Discovering our hidden talents, lead by IWCE member Heidi.



Meeting dates in 2016-17


Thursday 21 January

Thursday 18 February

Thursday 17 March

Thursday 21 April

Thursday 19 May

Thursday 16 June*

Thursday 15 September

Thursday 20 October**

Thursday 17 November

Thursday 15 December



Thursday 19 January 2017

Thursday 16 february

Thursday 16 March

Thursday 13 April

Thursday 18 May*

Thursday 15 June**


* Club Outing, replaces meeting in Son

** Annual General Meeting




16th of February:

NEOS, the prevention of domestic violence.

Meetings in 2015

Meetings in 2016

21 January

Dr. Hebe Rullmann—SGEI (International Health Care Centre Eindhoven)


18 February

Stichting Hulphond Nederland (Service dogs to assist disabled persons)


17 March

Kavitha Varathan—Expat Spouses Initiative Eindhoven


21 April

Brunch and guided tour of the Muziekgebouw Eindhoven


19 May

Vivian Kim—Natural Eyesight


16 June

AGM and Summer Luncheon at Gouden Leeuw in Vessem


15 September

General Meeting and Special Interest Groups presentations


20 October

EGM and Trivia Quizz


17 November

Annual IWCE Winter Market in Son


15 December

Holiday Luncheon at La Sonnerie in Son




15 January

Margaret Horton—Senior Scientist for Philips Healthcare and Wellness


12 February

Dave Champness—Mad Men or Men going Mad: How the Internet Changed Advertising and Marketing


19 March

Saskia Waijers, a Dutch documentarian, & Maryam Entezami, an Iranian-Dutch fashion designer—The Search for Persian Fashion featuring a corresponding documentary


16 April

Outing to the Van Abbe Museum


21 May

Getachew Negate—Ethiopia Project and Deda Learning Centre in Africa


18 June

AGM & Summer Luncheon at Kasteel Heeswijk


17 September

General Meeting & Special Interest Group Presentations


15 October

EGM & Emily Zwartkruis—Stichting Kledingbank Eindhoven


19 November

Annual IWCE Winter Market at Thermae Son


10 December

Holiday Luncheon at Restaurant De Karpendonkse Hoeve

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