Month: April 2015

Last chance for tickets to end-of-year membership meeting

Our year-end membership meeting is not only the most important to attend, it is usually the most fun as well! In addition to voting on next year's board nominations, we'll be celebrating before most of us depart for summer vacations. Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy lunch with music and dancing at Trader Vic's on May 11th. The luncheon will cost QR80 for members and QR125 for guests. The mus...
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Have an RP? Get a Hamad Medical Card

The State of Qatar guarantees health services to all citizens and residents in government medical institutions through a Health Card system, so if you are holding an RP, you are entitled to a number of "heavily subsidized" medical services. These subsidized services can be accessed using the government-issued Health Card. Health Card holders may also fill out prescriptions at a government-run phar...
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FAWCO news updates

Following the annual FAWCO conference in Rome, there is much to report! Rather than rewrite about it here, we invite you to read FAWCO'S News You Can Use update detailing winners of the 2015 Development Grant and 2015 Educational Award recipients, as well as the impressive fundraising results from FAWCO Foundation's silent auction. The election of The FAWCO Foundation Board of Directors was hel...
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Meeting reminder – Monday, April 13

Join us on Monday, April 13th for a journey through the history of The East India Company!  Over three hundred years ago, The East India Company’s pioneering merchants were the leading traders of luxury goods of their time, forging trade routes across the tumultuous oceans between the East and the West and trading a range of products including tea, coffee, spices, gold, silver and porcelain. Gra...
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Experience camping in the desert

If you've never camped out in nearby deserts, here's your opportunity to experience what it's like to sleep under the stars surrounded by dunes and Qatar's Inland Sea. Together with AWAQ friends and families, you'll enjoy a day of dune-bashing, beach volleyball and swimming, followed by a festive evening barbecue, music, singing and dancing.  We'll supply the tents and all supplies, or bring yo...
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Ask an expert: Everything you need to know about your US taxes

Americans, non-American partners of Americans, and green card holders living abroad continue to seek information and updates concerning their U.S. taxes, finances and bank accounts inside and outside of the U.S.  Join us on Wednesday, April 15th, for an update on all these issues with Jimmy Sexton, a tax expert from Esquire Group.  He will outline the most important ways for you to save money on y...
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It’s April, and AWAQ needs you!

Our club year is rapidly coming to a close, and as I prepare to relinquish my role as President of the organization, I am proud and honored to have been a part of something that makes such an impact on the lives of others – something that leaves people with positive “AWAQ Moments”. I joined AWAQ the week after I arrived in Doha two years ago, and have served on the board the entire time, and witne...
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Get ready for summer reading!

If you're one of those people who still love to read the "old school" way - have we got something for you! AWAQ will be at the MIA park on Saturday, April 4th, selling books! Lots of old-fashioned books, the kind with pages!  In fact, we have hundreds of them - mysteries, romance, horror, fiction, non-fiction, nearly every genre you can imagine! All books are prices at QR5 each, no limits pe...
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