Qatar’s Australian and New Zealand Business community hold special event to mark Earth Hour 2012
Doha March 21, 2012: The Australia and New Zealand Business in Qatar (ANZBIQ) will mark Earth Hour 2012 with a special candlelight dinner on March 31. Proceeds from the evening will go towards ANZBIQ funding a donation of 12 trees each to 12 schools across Doha.
The dinner, at the Grand Hyatt Doha, features a four course menu sourced from sustainable and organic produce. ANZBIQ chairman Garry Friend said Earth Hour was a global event held on the last Saturday of March annually, where households and businesses are asked to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour.“In 2012 Earth Hour in Doha will take place 8.30pm to 9.30pm and ANZBIQ believe this is an important initiative we can all support,” Mr. Friend said.“The event, with a sustainable and organic menu, will not only be a wonderful social event, it will also be an opportunity for people to give back to the community.“ANZBIQ will donate 12 trees each to 12 schools across Doha, that’s 144 trees, as part of our effort to encourage environmental initiatives and leave a legacy.”Plaza Hollandi is supporting the event and will assist in the provision and delivery of the trees.
The cost of the special dinner is QR225 with soft drinks and QR360 with house beverages.The event is open to all. RSVP by 29 March to [email protected]
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