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February is full of firsts for AWA!

It's February and LOVE is... in the air! That's not just a line, it's a hint about our guest speakers for our February General Meeting. This is a first for AWA and we couldn't be more excited. Our meeting is just over a week away. If you're interested in attending, please contact our Membership Coordinator. We are working to pack the calendar with amazing events for our members - cake decoratin...
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Great start to 2018!

We had a wonderful and informative meeting this past Monday! Representatives from The Entertainer joined us to share some new features of The Entertainer App and talk about our *discount* with them. A representative from Blue Pearl came to tell us how we can get outside and learn more about the nature in Qatar and push ourselves to try new things. Then our very own members shared with us how they ...
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Pink: October Meeting was Smashing Success!

We had an amazing time at our October General Meeting! Breast health and breast cancer awareness are so important! We heard from Sandee Thompson - a two-time breast cancer survivor and founder of Doha Wireless Warriors. Sandee's story and fierce spirit inspired us all. Specialized Medical Services, the company authorized by Primary Health Care Corporation to conduct its Breast and Bowel screeni...
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We’ve gone Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness!

Our October General Meeting will focus on Breast Cancer and Colon Cancer Awareness. A panel of guest speakers will discuss the importance of early breast and colon cancer detection, treatment and services available in Doha, free mammogram and colonoscopy exams, and life after mastectomy. If you're attending, please consider bringing donations of new or gently used bras, as well as toiletries, a...
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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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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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