Executive Director, Jerry Leggett of the Dayton Peace Museum will join CARV at the January Social and Potluck on Sunday January 11th at Robinson's to tell us more about the exhibit and events.
Click on the title of this article for a link to the Dayton Peace Museum website.
As always, please bring a dish to share.
Click on the title of this article for a map. Click on "More" for directions.
What's New? Weekly Update from Peace Corps Midwest Regional OfficeMidWest Regional Ofiice News Stories: Week of 12/6-12/13
OHIO: Panama RPCV shares experience with OSU extension staff: http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150781400/Local-grad-shares-Peace-Corps-experience
OHIO: RPCV finds his way to head volleyball coach at Ohio State: http://thelantern.com/2014/12/coaching-kept-finding-ohio-state-womens-volleyballs-geoff-carlston/
Peace Corps Agency News
Peace Corps is an opportunity for an adult gap year: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/10/gap-year-adults_n_6269430.html
Peace Corps ranked as third best federal office to work in: http://bestplacestowork.org/BPTW/rankings/overall/small
Peace Corps ends work in Azerbaijan: http://www.panorama.am/en/politics/2014/12/08/azerbaijan-peace-corps/
Spending bill includes abortion coverage for Peace Corps rape survivors: http://www.nationaljournal.com/health-care/spending-bill-includes-abortion-funding-for-peace-corps-rape-survivors-20141211
From MRWO Blog
OHIO: Mother of two Peace Corps volunteers felt more pride than worry: http://midwestpcvs.wordpress.com/2014/12/08/mother-of-two-peace-corps-volunteers-felt-more-pride-than-worry/
Click "More" to see all of this week's Peace Corps stories from Ohio and surrounding states.
Highlights from Melissa's Peace Corps Paraguay PresentationIn case you missed it, or would like to see it again, check out some of the highlights of the presentation Melissa Salamon gave at the November CARV meeting. It's in the fourth gallery down on the right.
CARV Teams with PWC in Successful Service ProjectMany CARV members turned out to assist People Working Cooperatively in a service project to help elderly and disabled homeowners prepare for winter by raking, cleaning gutters and doing minor repairs. Thanks to Richard Thornton (RPCV Afganistan) for organizing this fun and worthwhile event.
Online Press Release: http://www.peacecorps.gov/media/forpress/press/2468/
Direct link to PSA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rglV5vAQh4
For updates on the situation in Sierra Leone, click on the title of this article or this link:
Click on "More" to see a thank you note that CARV received from Sherbro.
http://www.rpcvcalendar.org/calendar_2014.php (or click on the title of this article)
CARV is again selling the RPCV calendars produced by the Madison, WI RPCV group. The cost is $8. Calendars will be available at the September and November CARV meetings, and at Oktoberfest. Please have exact change, or a check payable to CARV. To view the calendar, go to https://www.rpcvcalendar.org/calendar.php?year=2015. These calendars go quickly, and when our 50 are gone, that's it!
January Social and Potluck, Sunday January 11th at 2 pm at Robinson's
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