The planning committee has done an amazing job at creating events for the 50th Anniversary. Support them by attending events that work for your schedule.
Events can be found at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/50-years-of-Peace-Corps-Central-Indiana/165481926826925
Monday, February 28, 7:30 - 9:00pm: Documentary - Niger '66: A Peace Corps Diary at Lockerbie Central United Methodist Church/Earth House, 237 N. East St.
The evening will include the Indiana film premiere of Niger '66: A Peace Corps Diary and conversation with Peace Corps volunteers who now live in central Indiana. Indianapolis resident and returned Peace Corps volunteer Rajai Bimbo (Niger, 2004-06) will moderate the conversation after the movie.
To add to the festivities, birthday cake and door prizes will be given away. Money will also be collected to donate to the Peace Corps 50th Anniversary Fund.
Tuesday March 1, 5-7 pm: Poverty Law Lecture at IUPUI Law School, Wynne Court Room, 530 West New York Street
Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson, U.S. District Judge, Southern District John Bouman, President of Shriver for Poverty Law
Chris Purnell, Managing Attorney, The Clinic Indianapolis
Participants will learn about the history of legal services and its use as a Peace Builder, and legal issues that legal advocates, volunteers and those in the legal profession should engage in to make an impact on poverty in the near future.
A reception sponsored by IUPUI Law School will immediately follow the event.
Tuesday March 1, 12- 1 pm: Peace Corps/AmeriCorps lunch gathering at Judge's BBQ & The Juice Garden Smoothie Bar (2104 W. Michigan St)-
Returned Peace Corps volunteers and AmeriCorps alumni from IUPUI are gathering for an informal lunch at Judge's to meet and mingle, relive the past, and look for future friendships. Each person is responsible for purchasing their own lunch.
Friday March 4, 4:30 - 6 pm: IUPUI - Peace Corps Culture Hour at IUPUI Campus Center - 420 University Boulevard
The IUPUI Office of International Affairs is sponsoring their weekly culture hour with Peace Corps as the focus on March 4th. There will be several returned volunteers to talk about their experiences from 3-4 different continents. There will also be food from the respective countries of service. Limited rides will be provided for IUPUI students interested in attending the IMA Peace Corps movie screening and reception that follows.
Friday March 4,6:30 - 9:30 pm: Peace Corps 50th Anniversary Celebration at Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 N. Michigan Rd.
Come celebrate the 50th Anniversary at the IMA with 2 keynote speakers, photo documentary presentation, recognition of service, and meet many RPCVs in our local area!