This is a key component for development of community. Food or refreshments provide an opportunity for informal discussion before or after seminars.
The section for this component on the FLC website provides detailed examples of some events and gatherings that help to provide and maintain community for FLCs. A program for a joint gathering of members of different FLCs follows this page.
This project has been supported in part by grants from the US Department of Education Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education (FIPSE) and the Ohio Board of Regents.