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Our Club has been a member of FAWCO since 1993. This organization is an international network of 78 independent American women's associations located on six continents. With a combined membership of over 17,000 women, FAWCO brings member clubs together to support American women living abroad, to share information on matters of common interest, and to address the particular issues affecting American citizens residing outside the USA.





FAWCO Conference in Edinburgh in March 2019

Some of your Board members have been at the FAWCO Conference during the last week of March as your representatives:

Amanda Drollinger, (FAWCO Rep), Tara Scottgroup (Treasurer),
Nancy Lynner (President) and Sue Stout (Newsletter Editor).suecards

They made a presentation proposing that the March 2019 FAWCO Conference be held in Edinburgh, and the proposal was accepted. Please join us for AWCCS Potluck at Kathy McGlew’s house in April to find out more about how we can be involved and hear about this year’s FAWCO meeting as well.

Thanks much to our Board members for their professionalism and dedication to bringing news of the world to us through Fawco.




Ambassador for FAWCO

Amanda Drollinger, AWC Central Scotland, is our ambassador for FAWCO.
“She is a stalwart supporter of our club. We are a small club, though we are growing again, which had been a goal of our board. In spite of our size, our Rep stepped up to create a Regional FAWCO meeting in September. Our goal was to make it so affordable that anyone could attend, if they had the time. By marshalling the members’ energy and volunteerism, using local resources that were well-suited and reasonably priced, she created a successful conference.

Read more: Ambassador for FAWCO

Thank You

Thank You!

A big Thank You to Amanda Kirkpatrick for hosting our Charity Handbag Exchange event in March!  AWCCS members raised over £100 for FAWCO related Charities.  Thanks to our members for their support.



“FAWCO is an international federation of independent organizations whose mission is to build strong support networks for its American and international membership; to improve the lives of women and girls worldwide; to advocate for the rights of U.S. citizens overseas; and to mobilize the skills of its membership in support of global initiatives for education, the environment, health and human rights.”


Read more: FAWCO News

FAWCO'S Target Charity: Free theGirls

free the girls medalThree years ago, in Dale Finlayson’s living room, Amanda Drollinger shared the information about FAWCO’s new Target Charity Free the Girls”. We have worked on behalf of this charity, while also raising funds for our AWCCS local charity, and now the term is coming to a close. Here is an excerpt from the FAWCO Targe Program Chair’s letter:

Read more: FAWCO'S Target Charity: Free theGirls

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