Tag Archives | AAFSW Events

Summer Garden Farewell and Welcome Party

  A member’s residence in Springfield, VA Saturday, June 9th at 6:00 p.m.   AAFSW/FBS cordially invites you to a summer garden farewell and welcome party Every year as a tradition we say farewell to our Foreign Service friends departing to exotic and interesting countries around the globe and we welcome new ones arriving to […]

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“O Mistress Mine” Event

The Associates of American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) cordially invites you to a wonderful Summer Evening program — “O Mistress Mine: The Secrets, Lies, Loves and Wives of Edward De Vere” (©2018 All Rights Reserved by Robin Phillips). WHEN: NEW DATE: Sunday, June 3 TIME: 5:30 Cocktails, 6:00 Buffet, 7:00 Two-Act Show with Intermission WHERE: […]

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Tai Chi Workshop, May 22

Tai Chi Workshop and a light lunch Date Change: Tuesday, May 22 at 11:00 a.m. Melrose Georgetown Hotel Washington, DC 20037 AAFSW cordially invites you to join us for an enjoyable and educational Tai Chi workshop, in the relaxing, welcoming atmosphere of the Melrose Georgetown Hotel, to learn about how to improve your Posture, Balance, […]

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AAFSW / FBS April Luncheon: Community, History, Food and Fun

On April 17, numerous AAFSW members and guests gathered for lunch at the lovely Vienna home of Jeanie Anklewich. The participants dined on a grand variety of delicious gourmet dishes and enjoyed each other’s company while celebrating spring on this unseasonably chilly day. Sheila Switzer expertly quizzed everyone with her specially prepared history questions about […]

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Women's History Month

Inspiration and Empowerment from AAFSW 10th Annual Women’s History Month Panel Discussion

Without water there is no life; without women there is no humanity.   On March 13, AAFSW held its tenth annual Women’s History Month event, celebrating and promoting women’s history and empowerment. in the Burns Auditorium of the State Department’s George Marshall Center. This year’s panel discussion, organized by Sheila Switzer, featured four amazing guests […]

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A Spirited Valentine’s Celebration at the Colombian Ambassador’s Residence Supports the AAFSW Family Crisis Fund

On February 16, AAFSW members and guests enjoyed a spirited Valentine’s celebration in the elegant mansion of His Excellency Camilo Reyes, Ambassador of Colombia to the United States. AAFSW is grateful to Ambassador Reyes for hosting the event, and to his hardworking embassy staff for helping make it such a success, especially Minister Counselor Gladys […]

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A Celebration of Love and Friendship on February 13

AAFSW celebrated St. Valentine’s Day one day early this year. At a luncheon graciously hosted by Sonia Moore and her mother Dora, 14 ladies and one gentleman shared their Valentine traditions, both in the dishes they brought and in the stories they told of Valentine’s celebrations in their home countries. These were people from many […]

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