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26/10/2017: ASEAN WOMEN’S CIRCLE DONATES BAZAAR PROCEEDS TO AMERICAN RED CROSS IN DC

PRESS RELEASE
WDC-72-2017
26 October 2017

(L-R) Madame Soumaly Sayavongs of Lao PDR Embassy; Madame Datin Rafiah Arif of Brunei Embassy; American Red Cross National Capital Region Chief Development Officer Mr. Geoff DeLizzio; American Red Cross Chief Executive Officer National Capital Region, Ms. Linda Mathes; Madame Reshanty Bowoleksono of the Indonesian Embassy; Madame Sovanntevy Run of the Cambodian Embassy; and Madame Kay Thi Kyi of Myanmar Embassy at the ASEAN Women’s Circle – Washington, D.C. turnover ceremony held at the American Red Cross National Capital Region on 25 October 2017.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – ASEAN Women’s Circle – Washington, D.C. (AWC-DC) donated part of the proceeds of the recently held AWC-DC Charity Bazaar to the American Red Cross in a simple turnover ceremony held at the latter’s National Capital Region office in Fairfax, Virginia, on 25 October 2017.

Leading the ASEAN ladies are AWC-DC President Madame Reshanty Bowoleksono of the Indonesian Embassy, AWC-DC Vice President Madame Sovanntevy Run of the Cambodian Embassy, Madame Kay Thi Kyi of Myanmar Embassy, Madame Datin Rafiah Arif of Brunei Embassy, and Madame Soumaly Sayavongs of Lao PDR Embassy.

American Red Cross Chief Executive Officer in the National Capital Region, Ms. Linda Mathes received the check amounting to $1,000 from Madame Bowoleksono during the turnover ceremony. Also present during the event is Mr. Geoff DeLizzio, Chief Development Officer of the National Capital Region office, who talked about their work as well as their past and present activities.

AWC-DC organized a Charity Bazaar at the Royal Thai Embassy on 09 September 2017, with an agreement that proceeds will go to each participating Embassy’s charity of choice.

After the devastation caused by recent hurricanes in the United States, AWC-DC agreed that a portion of the charity bazaar proceeds will be donated to the affected communities through the American Red Cross. ###

PHOTO RELEASE
WDC - 104 - 2017
26 October 2017

ASEAN Women’s Circle – DC with American Red Cross National Capital Region CEO Linda Mathes after the turnover ceremony held on 25 October 2017.