Month: April 2016

Summer hosts needed

If you're planning on being in Doha part of the summer, please consider hosting our weekly newcomer coffee mornings at Landmark Mall.  The get-togethers will continue on Thursdays at 10 a.m. at Starbucks EXCEPT during Ramadan (June 6th -July 7th). Please let our events committee know if you will be available t0 host any dates in May, early June, and after July 7th.  Thank you!
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April: taxes, nominations and more events!

We've already celebrated Easter, and spring break is over...what's ahead? Taxes, AWAQ board nominations, a toy drive, more amazing events and our end-of-year luncheon. This year, the IRS deadline has been extended to April 18th for US citizens (to allow for weekend).  If you are a U.S. citizen or resident alien residing overseas, or are in the military on duty outside the U.S., on the regular d...
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Toy Drive to benefit children at Hamad Hospital

This month AWAQ is kicking off a Toy Drive to benefit the hospitalized children at Hamad Medical Corporation, and we need your help!  Toys may be brought to our end-of-year luncheon/General Meeting on Monday, May 9th. The toys will be donated to children ages 0-14 years.  Please note that all donated items must be in new condition to meet HMC Infection Control standards and policies.   Below...
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May luncheon: Get ready to rumba!

Seems like we just had our Kick Off Meeting for our 2015-2016 year and now we are closing it with our End of Year Meeting on Monday, May 9th. We've made a lot of new friends and said goodbye to a lot of friends. We've explored Qatar and ate our way around the world with monthly lunches. Let's celebrate together by enjoying lunch and kicking up our heels to the sounds of Latin rhythms. We'll hav...
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Meet Ali Al Kuwari

Ali Al Kuwari, the Qatari gentleman who helped host us at his home this past October, is coming to speak at our General Meeting this April. A Qatari in Foreign Lands: Ali describes adventures and cultural perspectives as he travels during the filming of a documentary. Mr. Al Kuwari learned to speak English in San Diego, CA and picked up the easy going approach of that part of the USA. He lov...
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What’s new at FAWCO?

Our FAWCO rep, Jodi Gentilozzi, just returned from FAWCO's interim meeting, which was held in March in Frankfurt, Germany, and brings us this update. 9 Education Awards were given: $37,000 8 Development Grants were given to club's charities: $36,000 $172,000 was raised over the past 3 years for the Target Program Project: “Free The Girls”. FAWCO kicked off its new 3-year Target Program: ...
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