Good morning. We hope you have a great week ahead.
If you are observing Ramadan we wish you all the blessings of the holy month.
Election of Board Members – New Date
We apologize for the AGM Zoom meeting on Tuesday 20th as we had some technical difficulties and members were not able to join. As per the constitution we can arrange for a second vote and we have rescheduled for April 27th at 1pm Dubai Time. We would really appreciate it if you could join us and 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:
Topic: RL zoom
Time: Apr 27, 2021 01:00 PM Dubai
Meeting ID: 838 6829 7222
Members are requested to join the meeting for a few minutes each between 1pm and 1.40pm to vote.
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
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 email@example.com 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:
Members of the Mosaics Circle are completing projects at home. Karen recently finished this beautiful mosaic bird bath.
The Walking Fitness Circle are continuing to meet, until the summer heat gets too much. They meet on Mondays at 7 am outside Arabian Ranches 1 Community Centre and walk in socially distanced pairs for around an hour. Those who can stay enjoy a coffee at Costa after the walk.
If you would like to join them please email Alex or Mandy on firstname.lastname@example.org
The Book Club meets on the third Sunday of each month at 10am.
The book for May is the psychological crime thriller ‘The Silent Patient’ by Alex Michaelides
For those who want to get a head start, the upcoming books will be:
June – The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
July – Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner
Contact Jackie on email@example.com for more details.
The Literary Lunch Circle enjoyed discussing ‘The Seven Husbands Evelyn Hugo’ last week.
The May book choice is The Legacy by Caroline Bond. It will be discussed on Monday 17th May.
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.
Kave the story of things
Free filter coffee!
Warehouse 20, Alserkal Avenue
Phone: +971 (0) 55 102 4469
20% discount on all physiotherapy, sports massage and lymphatic drainage
Sidra Tower, Shaikh Zayed Road
Derma Lounge – Beauty Salon
10% off services at the salon, not valid on products
Arabian Ranches Community Centre
Tel 0436 81453 http://www.dermalounge.ae
Hair & Beauty
20% discount on all services every day
Apex, Atrium 204, Motor City
Tel: 04 422 4180
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
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Have a great week!