Kyrin Hall, in co-operation with ACCESS Cancerlink, presents a workshop on nutrition and cancer.
Open to anyone who wants to learn more about healthy eating and anti-cancer diets, this workshop is especially for cancer survivors, cancer patients or anyone who has experienced cancer in a loved one or close friend.
Presenter: Kyrin Hall
Date: Thursday, 04 April 2013
Time: 19:00 to 21:00
Venue: ABC Treehouse
Voetboogstraat 11, 1012XK Amsterdam
Cost: 10 euro
Contact: Aine Campbell
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (and leave a message) 06 2259 0772
Kyrin Hall has worked as consultant and educator in the health and wellness industry for 12 years. She produces and presents a weekly health programme for Sky TV- the ACTIVE channel, contributes to Breakfast radio 99.4 FM and writes for many health magazines.
A Canadian-trained naturopathic doctor, Kyrin has also studied food science and orthomolecular medicine and is a senior yoga teacher with vast experience.
For more information see www.kyrinhall.com.
Below you will find the agenda for the International Almere Annual General Meeting (AGM). Here are a few notes on the voting process with regards to the motions that will be passed (or not). Everybody is welcome to join and participate in the AGM, however to vote it will be necessary to register and become an official International Almere member.
How does the membership work? As we have created our statutes in 2012 we are as yet to have an official membership list. It has been determined in the statutes that to become an officially listed member, we will request a membership fee. However, the long term fee is to be agreed upon at the 2012 AGM and the by-laws will be amended to reflect the decision (as we have built the possibility for change into the by-laws).
As the by-laws are yet to be approved, we as a board have agreed to request a small membership fee of €2.00 from those who wish to vote and become listed members. This fee would then be deducted from the agreed membership fee for 2013, effectively making it free to vote at the 2012 AGM.
We will have a hard copy of the statutes and the by-laws for you to read at the meeting, however they are also linked to the Facebook event page and can be found here: Statutes, By-laws.
Please note that the AGM will kick off at 19.00 sharp at Apollo Hotel (apologies, I listed the incorrect time in the October newsletter). However, if you wish to vote, please make the effort to arrive early to complete the registration form.
If you have questions regarding the AGM or the voting process, please send an email to email@example.com
Location: Apollo Hotel, AlmereDate and time: Friday 2nd November 2012, 19.00 (7pm)Explanation of the voting procedure
2. Chairwoman’s report
An overview of the previous twelve months, including by-laws, achievements and lessons learned.
3. Treasurer’s report
An overview of the financial report (available to view in its entirety on request) including income and expenditure in the previous twelve months.
4. Goals for the coming year
Outlining fundraising goals, planned events and suggestions for new additions to the event calendar, expansion of the board (including nominations), membership package, potential charity aims, working towards a five-year plan, and finding a semi-permanent home for International Almere.
Election of new board members, agreeing a membership package, acceptance of by-laws and other motions raised during the previous discussion.
6 Any other business
Any relevant issues as yet to be covered in the discussion.
Invitation to join in the bar for a drink as it is the First Friday of the month.
And this year International Almere is getting into the thick of it and running an Africa Quiz.
On the back of our hugely popular Friday Night Quiz (every second Friday of the month a the Apollo Hotel) we have been asked to run two quiz sessions throughout the day and we have been very busy coming up with fun, interesting and hard questions.
The quiz will cost €1 per person to enter and there will be a beautiful Oware game up for grabs for the winner of each session. We will be asking the questions in both Dutch and English. Quiz 1 will be held at 14.30 and quiz 2 at 16.30, both at the Podiumtent Centrale Tuin. There is a 25 participant limit on this one for each session, so make sure you’re on time!
Afrikadag is a hugely popular event, founded in 1999. The goal of Afrikadag-Almere is to bring people together with the art and culture of the African continent. To offer a more enriching image of Africa through theater, dance, music and literature.
In 2012 the programme is no exception. There will be fashion, Senegalese dance and percussion, jewellery making and henna painting workshops, African Batik workshops, and an interactive performance by master drummer Henri Goabi plus much, much more!
Check out the website (click the poster below) and be sure to come along to de Kemphaan on Sunday 16 September and enjoy an entertaining and educational day out.
Our wonderful Holiday Dinner sponsors Sandra and Eva from Evado Yoga Fit Wellness have added a slew of English speaking activities to their autumn calendar that we know you do not want to miss out on, from a combined yoga and food workshop, to meditation, to the art of breathing.
Other than International Almere, there are several clubs and organizations out there to help you feel at home abroad. A support system of friends and those that understand us is very helpful in easing our way through culture shock.
The Almere Baby Club was where it all started with the expat community in Almere many years ago. Still today, the ABCDE Playgroup meets regularly in the Buurtcentrum Parkwijk. A place for you and your children to make friends.