- Do you know any Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who live outside of the DFW area? Please forward this email to tell them about the 700 plus Peace CorpsMessage 1 of 1 , Feb 25, 2011View SourceDo you know any Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who live outside of the DFW area? Please forward this email to tell them about the 700 plus Peace Corps birthday parties ("Global Open Houses") on March 1.
On March 1, 1961, President John F. Kennedy signed the Executive Order creating the Peace Corps; thus, Peace Corps turns 50 next Tuesday.
At this moment, 718 "Global Open Houses" around the country and the world are scheduled to celebrate this historic birthday.
If you are not able to join one of the two North Texas birthday parties, plan to attend the one nearest to you. To find out where that is:
- Go to http://www.peacecorpsconnect.org/resources/peace-corps-50th-anniversary/house-party-list/
- Scholl down to "House Parties already happening around the world: By State," and choose the nearest open house to you
- Use the hyperlink to send an email to the host.
For example, four parties are scheduled in Austin, Texas.