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Global Award

Bahrain Round Table (BRT) has been presented with an international award in recognition for its hard work and commitment to fund-raising. Bahrain Round Table, which is affiliated to Round Table Arabian Gulf was established in 1977 and is made up of men living in Bahrain who are aged between 18 and 45.

BRT currently consists of 10 active members and 10 members who are 46 years old and over (affectionately known as the Over-45ers) and continue to take part in the society's events.

BRT was awarded the Round Table International Table of the Year for 2010 in view of the society's fellowship and excellent fund-raising efforts. This was in particular for the annual Bahrain Marathon Relay event, which will take place this year on October 25th at Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir.

The decision to present the award to Bahrain faction was made at Round Table International world meeting in Bremerhaven, Germany, in August. The award is dedicated to former members and their work within the society, said Bahrain Round Table past-chairman Robert Philpot.

Bahrain Round Table members meet twice a month, every second Wednesday, for a business meeting and a social event is held every fourth Wednesday.

Members discuss at meetings upcoming events, community services and where charitable donations should be allocated. Meetings are held at the British Club, Mahooz, and start at 7.30pm. Membership costs BD15 as an initial joining fee and an extra BD30 for the year.
BRT raises an average of BD20,000 a year and has given large significant donations to various local charities and centres. These include the Etihad Al Reef Community Centre, Fellowship Society for the Blind and Al Manar Home for the Elderly. BRT is also a long-term financial supporter of the RIA Centre and the Indian Ladies Association Sneha Centre.

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