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    American international Womens Club of Casablanca

     

    January 12, 2010

     

    Dear Eileen, Arline and the FAWCO Committee and BWN members,

     

    I would like to thank all of you for the terrific job selling trees for the Millennium Forest in Morocco. This was truly a wonderful New Years gift for all of us.

    The AIWCC just had its monthly...

    Message from  Sonia Ziyad, Environment Chair, AIWA Rabat (Morocco)

    Friday, June 5 was our World Environment Day activities at the University. It was a beautiful sunny day, just right for the demonstration of the solar ovens made by some students in the Energy and Material Science section of the Physics Department.  The 5 ovens, ranging from a converted Pizza Box to...

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    North American Connection – Midlands, England

     

    Once Birmingham Children’s Hospital was chosen as our charity for the year, it seemed a perfect fit to incorporate the Halloween Boo Bash into our fundraising. The Halloween Party was held on October 31st at the Dorothea Mitchell Hall in Claverdon. Forty children, 7 months to 10 years old, dressed up in their...

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    It isn't often that BWN has the opportunity to eat, drink, be merry and directly support one of the club's charities all at the same time. In April, BWN members met face-to-face with recipients of their philanthropic efforts at a Solidarity Lunch & Visit at the ARED Foundation.  Members enjoyed a tour of the training workshops, a visit to the gift shop, and were warmly welcomed by the founder...

     

     

    Congratulations to Aïcha Ech Channa for winning the Foundation Opus Prize.

     

    The Opus Prize is a $1 million faith-based humanitarian award and two $100,000 awards given annually to recognize unsung heroes of any faith tradition, anywhere in the world, solving today’s most persistent social problems. It is the world’s largest faith-based, humanitarian award for social innovation. Opus...

     

    submitted by: Faith Boettger  

    The American Women of Surrey (AWS) have donated their time and energy to the Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospital Breast Cancer Unit through their contribution of 125 heart-shaped pillows to bring comfort to breast cancer patients.

    The Heart Pillow project was recently launched by AWS with the Federation of American Women’s Clubs Overseas (FAWCO) and...

    Our kick-off brunch in September attracted 80 people! Our featured guest was a local fashion designer who did a presentation on the art of wearing scarves. Cost was 15 euro per person. We also raised an additional 355 euro from a tombola to benefit breast cancer support in Luxembourg. We're hoping for at least that many again next week when...


    The American Women of Surrey are pleased to support FAWCO's commitment to the United Nations 'Plant a Billion Trees' campaign through a contribution to Painshill Park, Cobham.  On September 14, AWS hosted a Memorial Tree Planting and Family Picnic at Painshill Park, a lovely 18th century park and garden in Cobham.  Trees were planted in memory of loved ones lost...

    Submitted from Susan Wuest, AWC Stockholm

    Just wanted to let you know that AWC Stockholm held a really successful FAWCO Bowling Night in April. We called it FAWCO Rock 'n' Bowl, opened it up to families and friends and everyone had a terrific time bowing to disco music and enjoying some drinks. We got a terrific turnout - we rented out...

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    Barcelona’s Women’s Network: 10th Anniversary

     

    Submitted by Arline Coward- FAWCO Rep

     

    This year...

    submitted by Agnes Meeker, IWC in Antigua
     
    IWC (International Women’s Club) in Antigua just paid out $41,000 to seven deserving scholarship recipients.    The annual scholarship benefits female applicants and often supplements other funding enabling collegiate students to further or complete their education.   The scholarships have been in effect since 1992 (Club dates back to 1986) and while there are generally speaking,

    pancake2.jpgSubmitted by Melanie Salava

    AWC Luxembourg President and former Educational Support Chairwoman, Melanie Salava spearheaded the fundraising event to raise awareness about the need for inclusive quality education for students with special needs. Unfortunately, those with special needs are often misjudged or overlooked while families struggle to gain acceptance and inclusion. This event tried to gently combat these stereotypes, while creating...

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