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ABF 2017 Opening Day

Art and BookFair 2017

I hope you had a chance to come by this year’s Art and BookFair (ABF). It was fabulous! To our members overseas, you were also a part of ABF. Many of our Art Corner items came from the posts where you serve. Some of us served there a few years ago, but the donated items […]

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Gapu Murnuk Art Exhibit at the Australian Embassy

More than four dozen AAFSW members and other guests gathered at the Australian Embassy on October 23, to enjoy a guided tour of the fascinating Indigenous art exhibit from the Island of Milingimbi, off the remote Northern Coast of this interesting continent. The Australian Embassy received us with a very warm welcome, and the Cultural […]

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“Lullaby of Peace” Concert

A WORLD PREMIER   “Lullaby of Peace” Concert Commemorating the Massacre in Khojaly, Azerbaijan   The Associates of American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) in collaboration with the Washington International Piano Art Council cordially invite you to celebrate the Christmas Season with a wonderful Concert on Monday, December 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Arts Club […]

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AAFSW Halloween, Oct. 29, 2017

AAFSW’s 2017 Halloween Party

  AAFSW members and friends gathered for a convivial Halloween celebration on Sunday evening, October 29. Music brought by Ani and Hector provided a suitably spooky atmosphere. Tom presented a Halloween quiz, from which we learned arcane and fascinating facts about the history of the holiday. Guests described how Halloween, or a related holiday (like […]

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AAFSW/FBS Thanksgiving Luncheon: November 15

AAFSW / FBS  Thanksgiving Luncheon Wednesday, November 15 11:30 a.m. Residence in Vienna, VA    Dear Friends,   AAFSW and the Foreign-Born Spouses cordially invite you to celebrate with us the traditions of Thanksgiving with a delicious luncheon at the Vienna, VA residence of one of our members on Wednesday, November 15 at 11:30 a.m. […]

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Musical Trip Performers, Sept. 23, 2017, DACOR

A Musical Trip Around the World

On Saturday, September 23, 2017, the Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) and the AAFSW Fun For Funds Fundraising Events Committee presented a wonderful musical event, kindly sponsored by DACOR, an organization of Foreign Affairs Professionals, which was hosted at the DACOR-Bacon House, a historic and elegant mansion in the heart of Washington, […]

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Seeking Virtual Volunteer Team Members for, the Foreign Service Hub: Use Your Skills to Develop This Great Resource

The Foreign Service Hub,, was developed by AAFSW, thanks to a grant from the Cox Foundation, to gather all Foreign Service resources, from government offices to nonprofits to social media groups, in one convenient place with a robust search function. FS Hub is fully developed and terrific, but it needs new content, features and […]

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