Foreign Service members honored for volunteer efforts abroad Six members of the Foreign Service and their families were recognized Wednesday for their exceptional volunteering efforts overseas. The Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) presented The Secretary of State Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad (SOSA) Wednesday at its annual awards program in the Benjamin […]
Jose Ramirez Dorce, Fernando Marcelo Alvarez and Liana Maria Alvarez, spouses of FSOs, founded “Zapatos Rotos” [“Broken Shoes”] to help disadvantaged children in Mexico City. Learn more about Zapatos Rotos here. View more photos of their project here!
Sgt. Romero, a Marine Security Guard in Accra, provided a variety of community aid and outreach programs while posted in Ghana. Enjoy more photos of his winning project here.
Join a group of AAFSW members at a wonderful evening hosted by the National Press Club. The International Cultural Evening, featuring energetic dance troupes, vibrant musical performances and tasty delicacies from different regions around the world will turn the National Press Club Ballroom into a multi-cultural showcase from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, […]
We had a terrific Art & BookFair thanks to our team of volunteers who worked throughout the year. Without each and every one of you, there would be no Fair! We did not make quite as much as last year, but considering more people are using e-readers and every year there is another marathon scheduled […]
We would like to invite you to celebrate the holiday season with a lecture by Nicholas Alexander Brown entitled “Irving Fine and the American Woodwind Quintet.” The talk will be followed by a performance by the United States Marine Woodwind Band, performing the “Partita and Romanza for Wind Quintet” by Irving Fine. This event will […]
Calling All Artists, Business Owners (and Customers) Just in time for the holidays, AAFSW’s fifth EFM Art and Business Fair will take place on Sunday, December 7 from 2-4:30 p.m. at the Oakwood Apartments in Falls Church, VA. As an AAFSW member, you can showcase your business or artwork, network with other talented and creative […]
We cordially invite you to join us for a guided tour of “Painting a Symphony” an art exhibit at the Embassy of Greece. Louise Gatanas is a Greek-American painter and sculptor. Her art is colorful, with unique techniques and many influences, including Chinese calligraphy. Her work is currently exhibited at the Gallery West in Alexandria, […]