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Annual Peace Corps Send-Off Celebration in Two Weeks

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  • Sargent, Nathan
    RPCVs, Please join us in two weeks for our annual Send-Off Celebration for Departing Peace Corps Volunteers* With Special Guest Speaker: George
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 24, 2008
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      RPCVs,

      Please join us in two weeks for our annual
      Send-Off Celebration for Departing Peace Corps Volunteers*

      With Special Guest Speaker:
      George Scharffenberger,
      RPCV and Executive Director of the Blum Center for Developing Economies

      Thursday, May 8th*
      6 to 8 p.m.
      (followed by an outing to a TBD eatery)

      YWCA Berkeley - Main Lounge
      2800 Bancroft Way
      Berkeley, CA 94704

      Take BART to Berkeley or use the public parking lot at Bowditch and Bancroft.

      For questions or to help us get a head count, please call us at 510.452.8444, 800.424.8580 option 1, or email sfinfo@....

      *PLUS: Because so many came up from the South Bay last year, we've added similar parties this year in Santa Cruz (May 21) and Palo Alto (May 29th). More at www.peacecorps.gov/events. Thanks to Celia for putting together her own party in Monterey on May 11!*

      Why?
      The biggest wave of Peace Corps departures is just around the corner! Between June and September, dozens of local people will depart for programs in more than 60 countries. This is our annual event to honor and celebrate these newest PCVs, as well as introduce them to you, our fantastic local RPCVs. Last year, we were able to surprise some attendees on the spot with their country invitations. If possible, we will do the same at this year's events.

      Our special guest, George Scharffenberger, will be there to congratulate our invitees and share updates on the exciting anti-poverty initiatives developing at the new Blum Center.

      So, please join us (and thanks to those who are instead attending the Commonwealth Club's Peace Corps presentation the same evening!)


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      Nathan Hale Sargent
      Public Affairs Specialist
      Peace Corps San Francisco Regional Office
      (510) 452-8446
      (510) 452-8441 fax 
      www.peacecorps.gov
      (Peace Corps Volunteer: Armenia 1998-2000)
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