Since 1961,200,000Americans haveserved in thePeace Corps.“It is well to beprepared for lifeas it is, but it isbetter to beprepared to makelife better than it is.” --DirectorSargent Shriver
RPCV/W Celebrates 50 Years of the Peace Corps!!!
Would you like to know what RPCVW 50th Committees are doing? The Communications Committee has formed a Blog just for the nitty-gritty details of what is going on from our Social events to what the each committee is doing. Check it out:
***Interested in helping with 50th Planning? Come to our General Committee meeting focused on Communications & Development on
March 21st at MLK Library from 6:30-8:30pm
***RPCV/W's Social committee is planning to Honor Brazil in April and Honor Thailand in May.***The Reston RPCVs are planning to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps On
. More details are at
http:// www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=183876234980015 Development RPCV/W
wants to ensure we have wonderful events for the 50th Please help us raise money by donating.
We are also looking for creative ideas from our members on how we can fund these events. If you have an idea or want to join the Develop-ment committee please email me
Keeping the third goal in mind, we are looking for a r
ecently Returned Peace Corps Volunteer
to share the story of how their PeaceCorps experience influenced their life and the lives of those around them. You can do this by bringing the world back home on agrand scale – a once in a life time opportunity to share your thoughts, your work and your experience with the largest gathering of returned volunteers in 50 years.To apply for this opportunity:You must have serves as a Peace Corps volunteer and completed your service between 2007 and 2011.
You must be a member of RPCV/Washington (join today!
. The first year after you COS is free.)
You must have a great story to share about how Peace Corps has influenced your lifeFinalists must be able to tell their story to a large live audience on
September 25, 2011
in Washington, DC.For more info:
RPCV/W would like to thank Egret Business Solutions(http://www.egretbiz.com)andManagement Systems International(http://www.msiworldwide.com/)for beingsponsors of thePeace Corps’ 50th Anniversary!
Thank You For Your Support!