Monthly Meeting – Wednesday, September 29, 2021: Is U.S. Power and Influence in Decline? 

Topic: Is U.S. Power and Influence in Decline?

Speakers: Gabrielle Tarini


Gabrielle TariniGabrielle Tarini is a graduate of Harvard, The Kennedy School and Boston College.  She is a policy analyst at the RAND Corporation. Her focus on security cooperation and reform, European security and the NATO alliance.

She was awarded the “Best Analysis of an Emerging Crisis” from the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.

FPA Coordinator: Dan Sim

Tossed Garden Salad
Braised Swiss Steak Jardiniere with Rich Vegetable Pan Gravy
Mashed Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetable Medley
Apple Crumb Cheesecake

Social hour & Dinner Information
5:30-6:30pm Social Hour
6:30-7:30 Dinner
7:30pm—Announcement, Speaker followed by question and answer session

Cost for FPA Members: $33.00
We Welcome Non-members to attend dinners.
The non-member cost is: $38.00

There is no charge for anyone to attend the program presentation only, beginning at 7:30 PM.

Reservation co-chairmen for September are Sam Wilder and Ron Pontius.

Reservations must be made by 10:00am on the Monday before the meeting. To make a September reservation, fill out the form below or telephone or email Ron Pontius at (717) 991-0899 or

To CANCEL a September reservation, please telephone or email Ron Pontius at (717) 991-0899 or Please be sure to give your complete name, address and phone number.

If you come for dinner as a “Walk-in” without a reservation, we cannot guarantee you the selected entrée. You will be provided a meal, but it may be chef’s selection.

NOTE: We bill “No-shows”

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