Good Morning Ranches Ladies.
As Ramadan begins this week we wish you all the blessings of the holy month.
One of our members, Fadwa, is creating beautiful pieces for your home such as tablecloths, table runners and cushion covers. You can contact her on Whatsapp +971 50 552 2417 to find out more.
You can also check out Fadwa’s crochet tutorials on YouTube: Chez Fadwa Handcraft
Election of Ranches Ladies Board Members
There will be a Zoom meeting for the election of board members on Tuesday 20th April.
Members are requested to join the meeting for a few minutes each between 1pm and 1.40pm to vote.
The proposed new board members are:
Monali Abhijit Navalekar – Treasurer
Michelle Coulter Robertson – Director for Media activities
Shahnaz Qassim Fikree – Director for circles activities
Details for the Zoom meeting will be sent closer to the date.
Keeping up to date
We don’t yet know when our regular Tuesday social mornings will be able to restart. We hope this will become possible as COVID cases drop and more people are vaccinated.
In the meantime, please pop along to LARTE restaurant in Studio One Hotel on Tuesday mornings from 10.30 – 11.30am to meet Julia or Jeanette and find out about membership and activities.
You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org to keep up to date with developments.
Our website is http://www.arabianranchesladies.com and you can find us on FB and Instagram as Ranches Ladies
Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, circle groups are meeting online or in socially distanced ways, where possible.
Here are some of the activities the groups are getting up to:
Although RL gardening circle is not currently meeting in person, they are sharing tips online and learning together how to make the most of our gardens.
Carole Binbrek has had great success with her desert roses, all grown from cuttings a few years back and fed regularly with Bokashi homemade fertiliser.
Email Jackie at email@example.com to find out more
As the weather is getting hotter, the Walking Fitness Circle are now meeting at 7 am (instead of the usual 7.30am) outside Arabian Ranches 1 Community Centre on Mondays. We are walking in socially distanced pairs for around an hour, and enjoy a well-earned cuppa at Costa afterwards.
If you would like to join us please email Alex or Mandy on firstname.lastname@example.org
The Book Club meets on the third Sunday of each month at 10am.
The April book choice is Becoming by Michelle Obama, which will be discussed on 18th April.
For those who want to get a head start, the upcoming books will be:
May – The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
June – The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
July – Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner
Contact Jackie on email@example.com for more details.
The April book choice for the Literary Lunch Circle is The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid. It will be discussed on Monday 19th April.
For more details please email Karen on firstname.lastname@example.org
The French Circle is up and running virtually so if you would be interested in improving your language skills get in touch with Dominique on email@example.com. Classes are held every Sunday at 10am
The Spanish Circle has also restarted remotely this month led by Manoly. The times of the classes are:
Mondays 5.30pm for intermediates and Wednesdays 11.30am for beginners
On Wednesday at 2pm Philippa at Optimal Fitness is holding Pilates classes and offers RL members a discount on Zumba classes on Tuesday mornings. Email her on firstname.lastname@example.org
Please email RL on email@example.com for any more information and to sign up for any circles mentioned here or on the website http://www.arabianranchesladies.com circle pages
Your RL membership card is your passport to great discounts from our dozens of discount partners.
There have been some recent changes to the discounts pages, so please take a look at the discounts section on the website for up to date information.
Some discounts are highlighted below.
Casa Havana Beauty Salon
Hair & Beauty
20% discount for all 1st time customers
10% discount for all visits (excluding threading and hair extensions)
Villa 892, Al Wasl Rd Umm Suqeim 1
Tel: 04 321 5757/056 157 7878
Chi Nail Spa
Nail & Beauty Salon
20% discount (Excluding Thursday & Friday)
Motor City, Detroit House
Tel: 04 457 2485
Hair & Beauty
20% discount on all services every day
Apex, Atrium 204, Motor City
Tel: 04 422 4180
Spill the Bean Cafe
Shop No.#07, Block, The Sustainable City – Dubai
04 242 8671
20% off total bill
Valid on a la carte items and not special promotions
Studio One Hotel, Ground Floor – Al Qudra Rd – Dubai
+971 4 581 6870
15% discount on total move charges
If you wish to unsubscribe at any time please drop an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Have a great week!