PC Conference Information
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>Organization: Malawi Children's Village
>From: "Michael Hill" <mikhill@...>
>To: "wiserd@..." <wiserd@...>
>Subject: PC Conference Information
>Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2002 20:02:34 -0600
>The following note is from Kevin Denny. For more information contact at
>oriented for the weekend.
>Dear Friends of MCV,
>The attached information provided by Damon Kletzen may help you get
>please feel free to join us at our MCV board meeting if you'd like to learn
>join us at the Dubliner. Just stick her head in and look around for us.
>Friday night is informal. If you like beer, ballads and a touch of mayhem,
>Award, one of only eight worldwide!
>However belated this message may be . . .
>we are writing to let you know of the Malawi-related
>activities at the Peace Corps 40th Anniversary Conference
>coming up this week: Thursday, 6/20 thru Sunday, 6/23,
>at the Omni-Shoreham Hotel, Connecticut Ave. & Calvert
>Street, NW, Washington, a half-block west of the Metro
>FRIDAY (9am-8 pm) and SATURDAY (9 am-1 pm)
>An FOM booth at the Conference Bazaar, organized
>and coordinated by Linda Millette, will be welcoming folks!
>Other helpers at the booth will be Sue Urbonas Davis/Tim
>Davis, Will & Jane Lotter, Damon Kletzien and others.
>Make sure you stop by! Conference registration is NOT
>required to visit the Bazaar.
>The FOM booth will serve as a "Communications Center"
>in case you are trying to get in touch with other RPCVs
>at the conference.
>FRIDAY MORNING (at the Opening Convocation held at
>Constitution Hall ... with entry limited to those registered
>for the conference). Chakunja Sibale, MCV's outstanding
>director, will be here from Mangochi to receive a Host Country National
>across the street from the Washington Hilton Hotel's lower-level entrance.
>FRIDAY EVENING (6 pm to ??)
>Malawi Children's Village folks (led by Kevin Denny) will
>be hanging out at Dubliner Restaurant & Bar, 520 North
>Capitol Street, NW, near Union Station.
>SATURDAY MORNING (9 am - 1 pm)
>MCV's Board of Directors will meet at the offices of the
>Academy for Educational Development, 1875 Connecticut
>Ave., NW. . . BUT, you must enter the building on the T Street side, just
Anyone interested in MCV is welcome to attend the board meeting!! Be prompt
as someone will be at the door to allow you to enter the building!
>(Red Line), and also is about 3/4 mile south of the Omni Sheraton Hotel.
>The AED building is a few blocks north of the Dupont Circle Metro Station
>(see above). "Updaters" at this point are a bit uncertain but maybe someone
>SATURDAY AFTERNOON (3:00 - 5:00 pm)
>There will be a joint FOM/MCV "Country Update" session at the AED Building
from the Malawi Embassy, or Peace Corps.... BUT we certainly will be
delighted to have Sibale give us an in-depth view of Malawi as seen from the
>Robertson on Capitol Hill (see directions below).
>SATURDAY EVENING (6:30-9:30 pm)
>THIS EVENT IS BY RESERVATION ONLY - RSVP required!
>FOM dinner & social get-together at the home of Sandra Lauffer and Tom
>LMILLETTE2@..., and her phone 301-868-3730.
>Space is limited so if you wish to attend you MUST notify
>Linda Millette before Wednesday, 7 pm EDT. Linda's e-mail is
>S.E., Washington, DC; Phone: 202-543-7545
>DIRECTIONS to the home of Sandra Lauffer/Tom Robertson 529 10th Street
>continue walking east on Pennsylvania Avenue to 10th Street. Turn right at
>By METRO, take the Blue/Orange Line to Eastern Market station; exit and
10th and walk a block and a half to #529, which is on the right (between E &
G Streets, S.E.)
>merges into Pennsylvania Ave., continuing to 10th Street; turn right, go to
>By AUTO, from the U.S. Capitol, drive east on Independence Ave., which
#529. Parking usually is available on the street.
>Memorial, across Memorial Bridge, past JFK's Grave, to the Arlington
>SUNDAY MORNING (8:15 am until noon)
>Procession of the Flags (of Countries of Service) beginning at the Lincoln
Amphitheatre where there will be a closing ceremony. Convene about 8:15 am
near the NE corner of the Lincoln Memorial and LOOK for the Malawi flag
which will be hoisted/carried byRowland Bennett. Everyone is welcome to join
in this traditional
>and emotional group experience! We'll look for you there!!!