Miami in Morocco

Three Miami University couples from Cincinnati recently found themselves serving in the Peace Corps in Morocco. Turns out there's even a name for that sort of thing (the couples part anyway) - "Miami Mergers." Click on the link below or the title of the article for a story by Shawn Dubberly, currently serving in Morocco with CARV member Steve Driehaus, the Peace Corps Director, and his Miami bride, Lucienne.

Why Peace Corps Matters: Two Messages From NPCA

NPCA President, Glenn Blumhorst writes to everyone in the Peace Corps family about the the future of the Peace Corps under the soon-to-be Trump administration. See his message at

RPCVs and friends of Peace Corps are encouraged to express to President Elect Trump their feelings re. the importance of Peace Corps. Find suggestions for points to include in your message to Trump at

CARV Needs Your Support!

The CARV Board voted at its June 13, 2016 meeting to convert to a calendar year dues structure. Dues are $15 per member for 2016 and will remain at $15 for 2017. If you have made a 2016 payment to CARV, that is fine. If you canít pay that is fine. No one will be dropped. If you can afford to make an additional donation, that is very fine!

Your dues permit CARV to continue to support local PCVs through the Peace Corps Partnership Program (PCPP), fund special projects, hold events for area RPCVs, and meet our operating expenses.

A local Peace Corps Volunteer, David Vanness, has asked CARV for support of his PPCP water project in Morocco. (See

However, we donít have adequate funds to donate to this worthwhile
project and still meet minimum banking requirements and current expenses, including the July 17 CARV/SORVO picnic which CARV is hosting.

This message is sent to over 240 CARV members. In 2015, only 23 members supported CARV with dues or donations, less than 10% of our membership.
Will you please support CARV so that we can continue to remain an active and viable NPCA affiliate group.

Make checks payable to "CARVĒ and mail to Barry Adamson, CARV Treasurer,
744 Springfield Pike., Cincinnati, OH 45215. Please contact him if you have any questions:, or 513-720-4569.
2015_financial_report.pdf [54.8 kb] March 16, 2016
Calendar.pdf [209.1 kb] January 20, 2017
  • CARV Calendar is at the bottom of this page.

  • Board Meeting, Monday February 20 at 7 pm at Robinsons

    March Social and Potluck, Sunday March 12 at 2 pm at Brookers

  • CARV is on Twitter: Cincy PeaceCorps
  • Link to NPCA.
  • Link to Peace Corps
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