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BIWC Member Recognized by The Welcome Clubs International

BIWC Member Recognized by The Welcome Clubs International

Our member Janet Brady received the Marian Adair Spirit Award, a recognition by Welcome Clubs International Welcome Clubs International just celebrated its 35th year anniversary and recognized one individual from each of the sister clubs with the Marian Adair Spirit...

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Virtual Membership Meetings And Board Installation

Virtual Membership Meetings And Board Installation

Despite the lockdowns and later gathering restrictions we've had for the last year, thanks to technology, we were able to have all of our board monthly meetings, membership meetings, and even a couple of special events. This allowed us to get together - even though...

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2020 Scholarship Check Delivered

2020 Scholarship Check Delivered

The scholarship check delivery ceremony has been a part of our annual Night of All Nations gala, which was cancelled this year for obvious reasons. But the board decided it was important to have a special ceremony of some sort to honor all the hard work of all...

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BIWC Scholarships 2020 – 2021

BIWC Scholarships 2020 – 2021

Despite the pandemic limitations, our Scholarships Committee Chair, Alejandra Parra, along with her committee, were able to carry out our yearly student selection process successfully. Find out the results and a little information about the scholarship recipients in...

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Membership Meeting

Membership Meeting

September is the month of our first membership meeting of the season.  As a BIWC tradition, we enjoyed a scrumptious potluck dinner with home-cooked dishes from many countries. We had some special members in attendance, such as our organization founder, Olga Ortiz,...

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English Tea And Hats

English Tea And Hats

An English High Tea Party is the perfect occasion for a whimsical and playful afternoon with BIWC friends. Chaired by Nina Britton at Tealicious Tea House,  a lovely Tea Room discovered by Samina Chohaan.  The event was sold out and it did not disappoint. We enjoyed...

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Washington Conference

Washington Conference

By: Janet Brady As an affiliate of the Welcome Clubs International (WCI), BIWC was invited to their International Biennial Conference,  held in Washington, D.C. this past May 25-30th. The purpose of the conference is to share ideas between the worldwide club members...

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Woman’s Day 2018

Woman’s Day 2018

This year's International Woman's Day celebration we honored 4 distinguished members. Chaired by Helena Caplan, the elegant Fort Lauderdale Country Club was the perfect place for our celebration. As guests arrived they were greeted by a glass of champagne, while...

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Highlights of Our Traditional Night of All Nations 2017

Highlights of Our Traditional Night of All Nations 2017

The Night of All Nations is BIWC's signature anniversary event, this year celebrating 42 years! This year took place at the Lighthouse Point Yacht Club, with a tropical flair. Event chair, Lisa Barone, who lent us her talent and creativity to produce a fabulous Havana...

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