The gross receipts at last night's
International Fund Raiser for the Peace Corps Partnership Program were $765,
one of our best ever fund raisers. After we deduct the cost of ice, soft
drinks, papusas, etc., we expect to net well over $700.
More importantly, everyone seemed to enjoy
A big thank you to Gary and Judy Zimny for hosting the event on two days
notice after a family medical emergency forced the change of location from
Let us single out Bonnie Barron and her non-Peace Corps friends for doing
so much of the organization, the invitations, and money
Finally, let us all the applaud the
- Roger and Kathy
Chapin -- flan and three layers of meat filled
- Jim and Zarela
Hamill -- Peruvian Chicken "Anticuchos" (on a stick) &
Peruvian Potatoes with an unique spicy sauce.
- Harry and
Ana Thoman - Ensalada Rusa with chicken.
Johnson -- The exotic green topped Guatemalan dish.
Hromatka -- Ecuadorian fritata (bit-sized pork), baguette bread,
and a "mote" (hominy) plate.
- Mike Herrington
and Charlie - Two huge containers of Ecuadorian "arroz con pollo"
Hindall - Two containers of a very different Colombian yucca
stew with tomatoes.
- Mary Beth
Mayer and friend Sammy -- Honduran refried beans and cookies.
Tustin - Brazilian "moqueca" (seafood stewed in coconut milk
with peppers and tomatoes)
- Sarah Hodges - Tortillas
Thank you to every one for coming!
Upcoming June events:
- June 20 -- Pot Luck Party with new Peace
Corps nominees and PC Office staff at Roger & Kathy Chapin's
home in Richardson.
- June 25 -- Happy Hour at the Ginger Man in Uptown
May 30 International Dinner
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