Join CARV for the May Social and Potluck

Join CARV for the May Social and Potluck

Join your fellow CARV members, family and friends for the May Social and Potluck on SATURDAY, May 10th at the later time of 4 pm. Guest moderator will be Arlene Golembiewski (Sierra Leone '74 - '76)who will update CARV on the progress of Sherbro Foundation. After several return visits to Sierra Leone, Arlene started this foundation to support development efforts by people in the town where she served. Arlene is also interested in having a brainstorming session with CARV members and friends on how to create, organize and finance not-for-profit organizations.

Here is a link to the Sherbro Foundation website:

As always, please bring a dish to share.

Hosts are Darwin and Flora Popenoe
9720 Sycamore Trace Court
Cincinnati, OH 45242

From Ronald Reagan Highway, take Hunt Road Exit toward Plainfield Rd.
Turn left at Hunt and first right onto Plainfield.
Continue onto Reed Hartman Highway.
Turn left at Sycamore Trace Court.
Popenoe's are on the right.

Click on the title of the article for a map.

Secretary of State John Kerry Welcomes New Volunteers in Morocco

Sycamore High School and Ohio State grad Christen Corcoran was among the newest Peace Corps Volunteers welcomed by Secretary of State John Kerry in Morocco. Click on the title of this article or follow this link for some photos.
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A World A'Fair Needs Your Help

Each year SORVO (Southwestern Ohio Returned Volunteers Organization) and CARV team up to distribute Peace Corps literature and answer visitors' questions at Dayton's A World A'Fair International Festival. This year the festival is May 16-18. Volunteers help during a two hour time slot, and also receive free admission to the festival. SORVO organizes the volunteers but depends on CARV's support to help fill the time slots. Please contact SORVO Group Leader, Jim Dillon, to volunteer For more information about this year's festival, go to: or click on the title to this article.
NPCA Convenes in Nashville in June

NPCA Convenes in Nashville in June

The National Peace Corps Association's annual gathering will be held in Nashville, TN from June 19 - 21 this year. There will be multiple workshops on all sorts of topics that are of interest to RPCVs plus plenty of time to socialize with new and long-time friends. The sessions take place at Vanderbilt University and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Emmylou Harris will perform. Click on the title of this article for more information.

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