The December, 2013 issue of AAFSW’s newsletter, Global Link, is now available for download in the Members-Only section. In this issue: Meet the 2013 SOSA Winners! Biographies, details of their projects, and photos. Letter from the President: Nominate Exceptional Volunteers for Existing and New Awards in 2014! Patricia Linderman AAFSW Holiday Party! Friday, December 6. Dorman Award […]
The SOSA (Secretary of State Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad), Tragen and Dorman Award winners honored at the AAFSW Awards Ceremony on December 3 show us, once again, that our community contains world-class volunteers, full of dedication and determination. You’ve seen them in action around the world: employees and family members who are quietly making […]
AAFSW congratulates Barbara Reioux, winner of the Lesley Dorman Award for 2013. The award recognizes an AAFSW member who has performed outstanding service in all aspects of the organization, and will be presented at the Annual Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, December 3, at the Department of State. Barbara Reioux joined the Foreign Service as an […]
The annual AAFSW Awards Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, December 3 at 10:00 am in the State Department’s George Marshall Auditorium, by the 21st Street Entrance. The ceremony will honor six recipients of the Secretary of State’s Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad (SOSA), a recipient of the Tragen Award, and a recipient of the […]
AAFSW and the Foreign-Born Spouses Group cordially invite you to share your customs, traditions, and food at a fun holiday party on Friday, December 6, 2013. Please bring a dish to share, and a small gift priced under $10.00 to participate in a gift exchange with other guests. We will take the opportunity to say […]
The November, 2013 issue of AAFSW’s newsletter, Global Link, is now available for download in the Members-Only section. In this issue: SOSA Winners Announced Tragen Award Winner Announced: Bob Castro, founder of “PROPS” FSYF Seeks Volunteer Board Members An Easy Solution to Paying Anyone Online by Jen DiNoia Happy Hour and EFM Art/Business Fair Tuesday, […]
Bob Castro, the founder of “Professional Partners /Spouses of the Foreign Service” (PROPS) and an active volunteer with AAFSW’s EFM Employment Committee, is the winner of the 2013 Eleanor Dodson Tragen Award, presented by DACOR, which recognizes a family member who has effectively advocated for family member rights and benefits. The Tragen Award, which includes […]
Thanks to all who donated, volunteered, shopped, and otherwise helped us earn $64,589.15 for AAFSW’s activities and services at this year’s Art & BookFair! We couldn’t have done it without you!