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Kim Mousseron and Genette Eyselinck put together a great report on the Region 3 retreat with lots of pictures to make you feel like you were there basking in the late summer sun around the pool at Regional Coordinator Linda Laval's home "La Bergerie" -- a southern France farmhouse renovated into a beautiful county home.  What a spot to hold...

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From My-Linh Kunst, AWC Berlin

I just came back from AAWE's 50th Anniversary celebration this week in Paris. What a wonderful evening it was ! Susan Tolson, wife of US Ambassador to France gave opening remarks, then Phyllis Michaux, one of the founding members, and club president Wendy Leyland spoke eloquently about the club's history. As FAWCO president, I appreciated...

A FAWCO Representative empowers her club to take full advantage of the FAWCO experience.  To help you get the best results with the least time and effort, please find below two one-page guidelines to download, print and keep by your desk throughout the year.

FAWCO Representative Responsibilities

FAWCO Representative Timeline and Deadlines (2011-2012).

Thanks for your enthusiasm and dedication.

Elizabeth...

To help AWA Dubai members have a better understanding of the latest US tax issues regarding filing and reporting obligations,  (Click HERE and HERE for more information),  the FAWCO Committee invited Virginia La Torre Jeker, a US tax lawyer, to speak on April 6.  Twenty members and guests learned about the latest developments that affect Americans overseas.

Ms. Jeker's talk  focused on...

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Emily Lingeri from The American Women of Ticino club sent along this account of a visit by the US Ambassador.  Thanks Emily for sharing the excitement of this important luncheon hosted by AWOT. Congratulations to all those involved in the organization of the event.

U.S. AMBASSADOR Visits Lugano

LUGANO, SWITZERLAND –June 1, 2011 – On Wednesday, June 1, U.S. Ambassador...

 

PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION ON  “WATER – CHANGING THE FLOW…”

SPONSORED BY THE AMERICAN WOMEN’S CLUB – “WOMEN OF THE ISLES”

THEME:  WATER – WHAT ARE YOUR REFLECTIONS OF WATER?  WHAT IS

THE COLOUR, THE FORCE BEHIND IT ?  HOW IS WATER PART OF OUR EVERYDAY

LIFE ?  YOUR PICTURE SHOULD TELL YOUR STORY OF WATER!

THE PURPOSE OF THIS PHOTO...

FAWCO Rep Tracy Moede wrote from Hamburg about their activities:

We certainly have been busy in Hamburg this spring. We had two Saturday seminars on US/German banking and tax issues. Please find below the article about the first seminar and a few photos from the first  event.

Understanding German American Cross Border Tax and Banking Issues

 by Kate Bogumil, AWC...

 

PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION ON  “WATER – CHANGING THE FLOW…”

SPONSORED BY THE AMERICAN WOMEN’S CLUB – “WOMEN OF THE ISLES”

THEME:  WATER – WHAT ARE YOUR REFLECTIONS OF WATER?  WHAT IS

THE COLOUR, THE FORCE BEHIND IT ?  HOW IS WATER PART OF OUR EVERYDAY

LIFE ?  YOUR PICTURE SHOULD TELL YOUR STORY OF WATER!

THE PURPOSE OF THIS PHOTO...

A French Woman, High Heels,

and a Black and White Charity Gala (for Water)

The American International Women’s Club of Cologne (AIWCC) raised a total of € 5,777 at our annual Charity Gala. Because 2011 marks our 50th Anniversary, the AIWCC Board decided this year’s gala should include a special fundraising event. Supporting the FAWCO Target Water Project seemed the...

 

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I will pass along my conference report in short, bite-sized pieces over the next week starting today with links to the keynote speakers:

Thursday, March 17:
Stephanie Willman Bordat, Global Rights' Maghreb Regional Director.
"Women's Rights in the Middle East -- A Law for Protecting Women Against Violence"

http://www.fawco.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1644:marrakech-2011-keynote-address-stephanie-willman-bordat&catid=275&Itemid=200419

She spoke about the Global Rights grassroots initiative...

Since the conference we have been trying to keep the momentum going with small meetings and have had two so far. At both we had lots of questions and presented different aspects of FAWCO to those present.

I have also adopted the practice of writing an article for our monthly Newsletter giving information about the FAWCO website and encouraging members...


by Robin Meloy Goldsby, FAWCO Rep AIWC Cologne

May, 2011

Marrakech, Girl Power and the Verge of Tears Tour

What a week! Representing the AIWCC in Marrakech was one of the highlights of my peripatetic life. How I wish I could have taken each of you along to witness the joys of attending an annual FAWCO conference.

It’s difficult to...

I received this wonderful message from Kara Fairchild, the new FAWCO Rep from the American Women's Club of Gothenburg, Sweden that I would like to share. Please send me your story to help us get to know each other.  Elizabeth Abbot, 2nd  VP-member clubs.

My goal for this year is to both keep our members abreast on FAWCO news, but...

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Dear Members,

I have just returned from the FAWCO conference in Marrakech, an opportunity for which I wish to thank the AWG board. As many of you know, I regularly attend scientific research conferences, so it was interesting to compare the two types of conferences. Instead of a world full of men, talking about themselves and...

Manade23_AWG_presidentsAWG Languedoc-Roussillon 25th anniversary party


Very few entities - be they retail/business enterprises or social groups - survive for 25 years.  Very few can boast the presence of their founder - in our case Dora T as well as founder members Peggy R and Susan Re - when they celebrate their 25th anniversary, as AWG is doing in 2011.  Congratulations to Dora, Peggy, Susan...

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AWA Dubai Celebrates 20 Years!

Another "Midnight at the Oasis" was "A Night to Remember" in Dubai on March 25th when AWA Dubai held their 20th Anniversary Gala.  President Mia Syed introduced Guest of Honor, Elinor Le Baron (now a member of AWA Qatar), the founder of the club.  The festivities included a silent auction with over 60 items on...

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AWC Luxembourg made close to €2500 at the May Clean Water Cultural Evening!! That means 35 more wells will be built in Cambodia through the FAWCO Clean Water project. 35 more wells means at least 100 more families will be able to access clean water daily. It means hundreds of children will stay alive and healthy. It means more productive...

Another "Midnight at the Oasis" was "A Night to Remember" in Dubai March 25th when AWA Dubai held their 20th Anniversary Gala.  President Mia Syed introduced guest of honor Elinor Le Baron (now a member of AWA Qatar) the founder of the club.  The festivities included a silent auction with over 60 items on the block.  More than ???? was...

FAWCO Representative Board Report

Submitted by Kathleen Bouchaud March 25, 2011

AWC Luxembourg

Marrakesh Conference Highlights

Lisa Williams, Andree Kubilus and I went to Marrakesh, Morocco for the 2011 FAWCO Conference March 15-20. FAWCO highlighted the amazing work it is doing for overseas Americans; in addition, its philanthropic arm, the FAWCO Foundation, highlighted its intense commitment to the disenfranchised throughout...

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Click here to download special bulletin prepared by Cynthia Lehmann, AIWC Cologne's member about their lovely 50th Anniversary Tea at Schloss Lerbach on Apri 23, 2011.

In attendance from FAWCO was My-Linh Kunst, FAWCO President who was also AIWC Cologne's president in 2007-08.

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AIWC Cologne's  Board            Ex-Presidents                        watching the slide show

 

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