(Posted: 2016-10-10 | Organization: Joint Events - RBC, IWP and Clube Alemão em Lisboa | Category: Member Reports)
An early start was required when 39 Members of the Royal British Club, The International Women in Portugal and the German Society came together on the morning of 6th October for an overnight visit to Porto. Planned visits to the factories of Amorim & Irmãos and ECCO had been arranged for during the day, arriving at Porto in the early evening.
Please find attached our September Newsletter. The beginning of the 4th school year of Projecto Darte couldn't have been better.
Download the September 2016 Newsletter here (pdf file).
Open Day was a big success with a good time had by all. Thanks to all the volunteers that helped make it so. There were 210 attendees compared to 130 last year, with 44 new members (and a promise of more that didn’t have cash) in addition to 98 renewals on the day, with many already renewed and online renewals continuing. 50 more interest forms had to be copied to supplement the 200 printed and additional beverages were required to cater for a turnout which exceeded expectations. (www.iwpportugal.org)
On Saturday 17th September, I was privileged to attend the Commemorative Cocktail to celebrate the 25th anniversary of IWP (International Women in Portugal) at the Inter-Continental Hotel in Monte Estoril. A most fitting venue: it was there that the inaugural meeting was held.
IWP visit to Torre de Santo António de Cascais - Thursday, 15th September 2016.
Guided Tour of the Kum Kapi Carpet Exhibition - Wednesday, 7th September 2016
Olá a todos,
Junto envio a newsletter de Agosto com duas notícias, apenas, mas que são de grande relevância para o Projecto Darte!
Obrigada por nos acompanharem,
Margarida Seruya Santos.
Welcome to the summer Newsletter from the Royal British Legion (Portugal) Branch. We hope that you are enjoying the Summer and send our apologies if you feel that we have not communicated regularly enough with you - we will try and do better in the future....
See the report as a pdf attachment here.
On 25th June, Riding for the Disabled in Cascais held its second Open Day and was pleased to welcome 30 riders, their families and friends for a morning of fun and games followed by refreshments. Many parents do not often have the opportunity of seeing their children actually sitting on a horse and this was a source of admiration and pride for many. They were also able to chat to RDA volunteers, staff and board members, receive feed back and discuss specific difficulties and also to mingle with other parents, families and friends.
On 16th July, twenty-six IWP members, associates and two grandsons enjoyed a spectacular dolphin-watching trip, passing through the Sado Estuary and out into the Atlantic Ocean. The majority of the party having departed Cascais by coach mid-morning, we split into groups for our lunch stop upon arrival in Sétubal. Some opted for a brief wander around Livramento indoor market before eating then we all boarded the catamaran Vertigem Azul at the nearby dock.