Shutterflies take food photography to new level

Shutterflies take food photography to new level

The photo enthusiasts of the AWA Photography Group ‘Shutterflies’ posed after a recent food photography workshop at Awali. For more information on how to join the group, please contact photography@awabahrain.org.

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Shutterflies Sunset Shoot May 4th

Shutterflies Sunset Shoot May 4th

Time to recharge your camera batteries and clear the SD cards. Shutterflies are meeting for a ‘Sunset Shoot with Shikha’.

Mark your calendars for Wednesday 4th May. Please contact AWA Shutterflies whatsapp group (39321436) for location details. (AWA members only)

 

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AWA attended Hope Institute for Special Education bicycling event

AWA attended Hope Institute for Special Education bicycling event

AWA was pleased to attend a bicycling event hosted by Hope Institute for Special Education on March 13th. It was a beautiful morning out, enjoyed by students from 6 local schools. In addition, the Boy Scouts came out to volunteer their time and support. As is evident by the many smiles, the event was a huge success! Thank you to Nada Ebrahim Al Ghanim, Hope Institute Director, and Fawzia Rashid Najem, Hope Institute Sports Director, on overseeing such a wonderful day out for the many …

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St. Christopher’s Cathedral Receives Donation

St. Christopher’s Cathedral Receives Donation

AWA President, Diana Raia, presented a 500 bd donation to Rev. Jon Lavelle of St. Christopher’s Cathedral, alongside Rev. Christopher Butt, AWA Community Service Chairperson, Lisa Wahba, and AWA Recording Secretary, Diana Wilson. The donation will be used towards life-saving medical treatments, which the church is supporting through their fundraising efforts.

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AWA Presents Donation to Indian Community Relief Fund

AWA Presents Donation to Indian Community Relief Fund

AWA President, Ms. Diana Raia, presented a donation of 500 bd to Indian Community Relief Fund (ICRF) Honorary Chairman, Mr. Bhagwan Asarpota, alongside ICRF Honorary Secretary, Mr. Arul Das, and fellow AWA Exectutive Committee members. 

ICRF was established in 1999, under the aegis of the Indian embassy in Bahrain. Their main objectives are to provide:

Medical Camps
Legal Support
Family Relief Fund
Prison Visits  
Blood Donation
Hospital Visits
Mortuary Visits

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AWA co-sponsors family day at Sacred Heart Catholic Church

AWA co-sponsors family day at Sacred Heart Catholic Church

The American Women’s Association was a co-sponsor for Sacred Heart Catholic Church’s Annual Family Day, held on February 5th. On the occasion, AWA President, Diana Raia, presented a check for 500 bd to Rev. Fr. Freddy D’Souza. AWA representatives were honored to receive a Memento of Appreciation during the event.
The mega event featured cultural programs presented by the international community, in addition to food stalls serving cuisines from around the world, fancy stalls, game stalls, and a variety of entertainment. Funds raised during this event …

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Women of Taste Celebrate the Holidays

Women of Taste Celebrate the Holidays

AWA’s Women of Taste had a wonderful Christmas lunch in December at Plums Restaurant at the Ritz Carlton. Delicous food was eaten, gifts were exchanged in the spirit of the season and even Santa stopped by for a visit. There was much laughter and smiles as the ladies enjoyed the final WOT of many fabulous ones this year, all thanks to the efforts of our WOT Chairperson Lia Wright.

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Reminder: General Meeting January 11 at Movenpick

AWA is holding its monthly general meeting on Monday, January 11th at the Movenpick Hotel. Coffee hour begins at 9 am, followed by the meeting at 10 am. Non-members are welcome to attend for 8 BD.

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AWA and Indian Ladies Association blossomed together at annual event

AWA and Indian Ladies Association blossomed together at annual event

AWA was honored to attend the Indian Ladies Association (ILA) Annual Day hosted for the students of Sneha Recreational Centre. The theme this year was “Together We Blossom”. During the evening, the students of Sneha, Hope Institute for Special Education, and RIA Institute performed for their parents and community supporters.

Congratulations to Ms. Nivedita Dutta, ILA President, and her committee on a successful event, evidenced by the proud faces of the students, teachers, and most especially the parents who got to share in their children’s accomplishments.

To …

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AWA bake sale table at CMWS a success!

AWA bake sale table at CMWS a success!

Thank you to Lesa Moulder, Hospitaliy Chairperson, and Naz Hussaini, Volunteer Coordinator, for organizing the AWA bake sale table at the Children and Mothers Welfare Society annual charity bake sale. Thank you to each of the AWA members who supported this effort either by donating baked goods, volunteering at the event, or both! Due to AWA’s collective efforts, our participation contributed to this successful fundraising event.

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