Author: Communications

Sending Love

The United States and Canada are suffering right now. Hurricane Harvey and wildfires in the US and Canada have affected thousands upon thousands of people. We all know someone affected by one or both of these disasters. Our hearts go out to everyone affected. The road to recovery for Texas and Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey will be long. The American Red Cross is accepting donat...
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Welcome Back!

Welcome back for another great year with AWA! We are very much looking forward to the meetings and events this year. We're hoping for great member participation and ideas from you all to have a fun-filled year. As a reminder, membership dues for the year are 200QAR and the per-meeting fee is 75QAR. These fees accurately represent the costs we incur to have a website, run the organization, provi...
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Enroll in STEP!

As expats, we should all be enrolled in the STEP program. What is the STEP program you ask? The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. What are the benefits of enrolling? Receive important information from the Embassy about safety conditions in yo...
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Global Entry

Global Entry is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) program that allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States. We're lucky enough because we can apply here in Qatar! See the below link for details on how to apply. There is a $100 fee, but not waiting in those long lines to re-enter the US is PRICELESS! https://www.cbp.gov/travel/tru...
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Help us nominate our new AWAQ board

Next month we will vote on a list of nominees for the 2017-2018 AWAQ board, but we need your help! We are putting together a committee to help identify candidates who have the following traits: Wants to make new friends. Wants to learn more about the local culture. Wants to contribute to AWAQ core community service projects. Wants to help plan fun outings and events. Wants to fill...
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Holiday Luncheon

The holidays are right around the corner, and many of us are making plans to spend them with family and friends back home or away from Doha. Hopefully, our annual holiday luncheon is early enough for most of us to catch! This year's luncheon will be at Elements in the Four Seasons  on Monday, December 12th from 11:15am to 1:30pm Cost is QR150 for members and QR200 for guests. Last day to ...
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