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The Sand and Ice Bucket Challenges

The Sand and Ice Bucket Challenges

Shaming people won’t bring them to your cause, it will actually drive them as far away as possible. This is what I feel the “Sand Bucket Challengers” are doing to the Palestinian cause.

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This Friday: Walk, Dance, Run, Skip or Jump for Charity

Everything is in place now for the RCA Pink Walkathon which will benefit two worthy local charities: the excellent Rotary Club of Adliya and the wonderful Think Pink Bahrain. So please do spread the word and come with your friends and family. It’s two hours of doing good that will help countless needy people and their families. Your generosity will not be missed and you will have had the required exercise for the day too!

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A&W Cruisin’ for a Cause

The A&W Canadian restaurant chain did something wonderful last weekend by launching a fun event for the second year to help the MS Society of Canada by launching an innovative event which invites people to bring their classic cars to their local A&W. A good strategy to generate interest. A&W also pledged C$1 for every Teen Burger they sold. With that, they raised C$400,000 last year! I expect that they will probably raise more this year. …

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Thinking Pink!

I’m pretty excited about the first (of many I hope) sponsorship deal my company (Gulf Broadcast) is entering into for a very worthy cause. Gulf Broadcast has become a Platinum Sponsor of the Think Pink Bahrain, a non-profit organisation Julie Sprakel (Think Pink Bahrain Founder) and Mahmood Al-Yousif (Gulf Broadcast) at the launch of the 2009 Think Pink Bahrain campaign, both showing this year’s central message of the campaign ‘iCheck’ “that was founded by Ms Julie …

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1st Farmer’s Market

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I received an exciting announcement this morning which was the inauguration of a Farmer’s Market in Bahrain for the first time. It is very much hoped that this event will become a regular seasonal market with facilities that will promote local and seasonal produce and will support small scale growers and producers in Bahrain. The organisers bill this event as: A great day out for the whole family. Lots of fresh local produce as well as …

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