Special Olympics Request

SPECIAL OLYMPICS would like to hear from any RPCVs who either volunteered or attended the Games in LA. I’ve sent the pictures from our group Fans in the Stands on Sunday, 7/26. If anybody else was there and has some pictures, or would like to write an item about the games, please send them to: bchildress@specialolympics.org. MANY THANKS, […]

2015 Annual Meeting

Attend the RPCVLA Annual Meeting Saturday, Feb. 7th, 1pm-3pm The Annual General Meeting serves two purposes: (1) We encourage everyone—members and nonmembers—to come learn about our work and share ideas; It’s also a good opportunity to get involved on special committees and special projects; and of course, to meet fellow RPCVs. (2) We will be […]

Just in case you missed it on FB

The NPCA featured our Care Package Project on their FB page. Post by National Peace Corps Association.

Holiday Party Wrap-up

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Thank you to everyone who was able to attend the Holiday party and who helped with the PCV Care Package Project! It was a great way to wind up the year. We adopted 16 packages and yesterday, we received a generous donation of $250 for the Project which will allow us to send up to […]

Dinner Results + Appreciations

Thank you to everyone who made the 2014 Annual Potluck Dinner a success! Not only was the dinner a lot of fun, but it helped raise funds for RPCVLA’s goals of: Supporting Peace Corps volunteers currently in the field (via Care Package Project / Yamanaka Fund) Building an active team of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers […]

2014 Dinner Program

  RPCVLA’s Annual International Dinner! When: Saturday, November 8th. Cocktails start at 5pm, dinner is at 6pm. Where: Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church 301 North Orange Grove Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91103 Cost: $10 for RPCVLA members, $20 for Non-members. *Please bring CASH to expedite registration!  Note: If you are worried about the cost of the dinner, please […]

RPCVLA Newsletter Summer 2013

      All you need to know about RPCVLA happenings past and present! View this email in your browser Share Share Forward to Friend August 2013   Summer is almost over, but things are just getting warmed up at RPCVLA! RPCVLA has been holding many social events this summer: from TGIS, Theater Al Fresco […]

RPCVLA Newsletter October 2013

*|MC:SUBJECT|* All you need to know about RPCVLA happenings past and present! View this email in your browser Share Share Forward to Friend October 2013 Bringing Service Back Home If there’s something we’re passionate about it’s service. We may have our own reasons for why we joined the Peace Corps, but the thread that binds […]

RPCVLA Summer 2014 Newsletter

*|MC:SUBJECT|* Message from RPCVLA President Tai Sunnanon Country Spotlight: Ukraine Myrcia Makuch—Guyana 2007–2009 (Ukrainian-American) Katherine Guevara—Ukraine 2005–2007 (teacher trainer in Donetsk)   10 Things You Don’t Know About Ukrainians By Myrcia Makuch and Alla Dziuma 1. Ukrainians are very gracious hosts. 2. Ukrainians are superstitious. They were pagans before they became Christians. 3. Ukrainians think drafts and the […]

RPCVLA Fall 2014 Newsletter

      RPCVLA NEWS October is Membership Month! Have you renewed your RPCVLA and/or NPCA memberships?  Coming to the International Dinner and not a RPCVLA member yet? Join now for 15$ and save 10$ on your dinner ticket! International Food & Dress at the Annual International Dinner on Nov 8 Please bring a dish from your host (or any) country to share that […]