Young Chinese Leaders Come to Crystal Lake and Woodstock – Part 7

The American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) exchange delegation from China finished their tour of the Apple Creek Estates town homes and I convinced them they would not be late for their train, even if we went to see … Continue reading

Young Chinese Leaders Come to Crystal Lake and Woodstock – Part 6

The model homes of Kirk Homes in Woodstock were absolutely the most memorable part of the American Council of Young Political Leaders-sponsor visit by the young Chinese political leaders. A living room was up for examination next. I believe by … Continue reading

Young Chinese Leaders Come to Crystal Lake and Woodstock – Part 5

After leaving the McHenry County Jail, the young Chinese political leaders and I headed toward two Kirk Home developments south of Woodstock. Back in the late 1990′s my friends Al and Kathy Salvi had hosted a city councilman from Moscow. … Continue reading

Young Chinese Leaders Come to Crystal Lake and Woodstock – Part 4

Today we continue our tour of the McHenry County Jail with a June 1977 delegation of young political leaders from China. The visit was sponsored by the American Council of Young Political leaders. I thought a visit to the jail … Continue reading

Young Chinese Leaders Come to Crystal Lake and Woodstock – Part 3

This is third portion of an overdue story about a Chinese delegation of young political leaders who visited McHenry County three years ago, way back in June of 2007. The trip was sponsored by the American Council of Young Political … Continue reading

Young Chinese Leaders Come to Crystal Lake and Woodstock – Part 2

Today we continue talking about the delegation of young Chinese political leaders who were touring the country under the auspicious of the American Council of Young Political Leaders. They arrived from Chicago at about noon and we drove to Lakeside … Continue reading

Young Chinese Leaders Come to Crystal Lake and Woodstock – Part 1

At the end of June, 2007, I had the opportunity to host young political leaders from China. It was an exchange trip sponsored by the American Council of Young Political Leaders. Back in the fall of 1976, I had an … Continue reading