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Christmas 2010: Journey of the Smith Family from Dublin, Ireland


Making A Difference One Well at a time for Two Families in Cambodia

While we were in Siem Reap, our guide Piseth, had his driver take us "off the tour route" to find a family that was in need of a clean water well. Our tour guide took guests' donations...

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Arline Coward, BWN FAWCO Rep (right) and two FAWCO Committee members, Jessica Ziegler on left and Gwen Gilmore de Comas (center) taken at the FAWCO table at the BWN Holiday Bazaar. We sold trees for the BWN Tree Project in support of the FAWCO Millennium Forest and answered questions about FAWCO  (information card on...

Submitted by Dr. Susanne Hirschberg, AWC Düsseldorf, FAWCO Rep 2010

 

The American Women’s Club of Düsseldorf (AWCD) in support of the FAWCO Target Program has donated 4000 euro to the Integrated Tribal And Watershed Development Programme (ITWDP). German tax laws prevent the AWCD from donating directly to the chosen Target Program since the FAWCO Foundation is not registered as...

October 29-31,2010

Regional Meeting held for Region 4 hosted by AWC The Hague, in The Hague, Netherlands

Report submitted by AWC The Hague FAWCO Rep: Sara Crabtree

This year’s FAWCO Region 4 Meeting was hosted by AWC The Hague in their lovely old clubhouse in Scheveningen (the seaside suburb of The Hague). Twenty-five women attended the conference on October 29-31,

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Photos Submitted by FAWCO Rep, Debra Yonkers-Hecht, Chilterns AWC.


Voting for the Water Project - allowing members to place a coin in the bottle of their Project Choice.

Voting Overseas Election 2010- informing members to remember to register for their Absentee Ballot

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October Breast Cancer Awareness for Chilterns AWC members

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Submitted by Rosalind Williams, AWC Madrid

January 2011

 

We were very privileged to welcome Kathleen Simon, President of FAWCO to Madrid, during her recent visit to the Spanish member clubs. At a coffee at the home of Rosalind Williams, FAWCO Rep for International Newcomers Club’s, members were briefed on the intricacies of the organization’s vast network of services...

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American Women's Club of Dublin Charity Halloween Party October 30,2010

The Charity event was to raise money for the Irish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children.

The event was a great success and enjoyed by all who participated in this Charity event.

Submitted by President, Anne McDonald, AWC Dublin

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The annual AWCH Open House was held on October 1st at Nancy Tilitz‘ Gallery. Although turnout was less than last year, those in attendance had a fantastic time. All of the ongoing groups were represented and a photo slide show of all of the fun at their events was looped throughout the

evening. The treats this year were even tastier...

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Every Monday morning at 9:30 you can find us in the Niendorf Gehege. There are four of us out there doing our laps in the park: Shawn Klug, Susan Stanley Witt, Sherrye Starcke (past member of AWCH) and Tracy Moede. What began as a twosome became a foursome and we couldn't be happier because not only are we walking for...

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September 2010: Region 1 Regional Meeting/Funday

by Madeline Morrow

 

Changing the Flow: A Photographic Workshop on Water!

Region I held a one day Funday, on Saturday September25th with the goal of combining a meeting and a photographic workshop all highlighting the FAWCO Target Water project. Gathering in the lovely old town of Marlow, England,

November 2010: FAWCO Region 5 Regional Meeting

Report by RC 5: Frauke Rademacher-Heidemann

 

FAWCO 2010 Region 5 FAWCO and FUN Meeting, November 5-7 in Munich, Germany

Each year in November the clubs of Region 5 meet in a location selected on criteria such as landmark, history, easy-access and medium cost to discuss the latest FAWCO achievements/ projects and various...

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Respectfully submitted by:
Kim Mousseron, AWG-LR, FAWCO Rep 2010-2011

On Saturday, June 5, American Women's Group of Languedoc Roussillon held an accessories auction and sale fundraiser.   What a successful and fun day!

 

We had received many generous donations of hats, scarves, belts, bags, and jewelry.  Most of the items were on sale throughout the afternoon; others were auctioned off in...

 

from Frauke Rademacher-Heidemann, RC Region 5

At our Region 5 Annual Meeting last November in Munich, Tracy Moede from the AWCH presented the additional local water project ITWDP (Integrated Tribal and Watershed Development Program) in India.

In the meantime we have wonderful news and reports from this project.

 

Email from the project ITWDP coordinator Ulrike Henn, AWCH, to...

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Submitted by: Anne McDonald, AWC Dublin President

 

September 16,2010

Lord Mayor Gerry Breen came to the American Women's Club of Dublin Club Meeting and wished them much success for their 2010-2011 Club Year. Included in special guests at this event were: Caryna with her homemade cakes and speciality brownies, and Triona Sweeney, local artist who offered a presentation on...

AWC-Luxembourg Clean Water Charity
AWC-Luxembourg is still pushing hard for more public awareness and funding for the FAWCO Bull's Eye Project with their September 24, 2010 "Clean Water for Life Charity Cocktail". This will be AWC-Luxembourg's third fundraiser for the Bull's Eye Project. They hope to continue increasing their members' awareness of the precious nature of water and of all...

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