Annual Dinner


Don't Miss RPCVLA's Annual International Dinner!

It's October and that means RPCVLA's Annual International Dinner is just around the corner!  Bring your favorite dish from your country of service, put on a traditional outfit, and buy your ticket today!   Each year RPCVLA hosts an evening of celebration of our local Peace Corps family with a potluck dinner featuring cuisines from around the world, networking and fun. You really don't want to miss it!




When: Saturday, October 26th, 5:00 - 9:00 pm  (Cocktail Reception 5 - 6 pm, Dinner & Program 6:15 - 9pm)

Where:  St. Mark's Episcopal Church - 1020 N Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91202



It's an international potluck! Please bring a dish or dessert to generously serve 8-10 people. Make you favorite meal from your country of service or your favorite international cuisine. This is your big chance to try that new recipe!




We are pleased to announce this year's Local Hero Award Winner is Susette Horspool.





Glenn Blumhorst - National Peace Corps Association (NPCA) President & CEO




CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS:  We need volunteers willing to sign up for short shifts to help the day of the event starting at 4 pm. Assist with decor, registration, food running, raffle/silent auction, ect.  

Please e-mail to get involved!





We will have 2020 International Calendars for sale ($10)! They make great gifts and all proceeds benefit the Yamanaka Fund. We also have lots of great opportunity drawings including Bodega Wine Bar, One Down Dog Yoga, Santa Monica Brew Works, UCLA Athletic Department, Touchstone Climbing, Din Tai Fung, Aquarium of the Pacific, Skirball Cultural Center, Huntington Gardens and many more!

You know you don’t want to miss out on great prizes!


·       TICKETS!

Click to Buy Your Tickets Here!


·       Presale:
RPCVLA Members (all levels paid membership)  $15 
Friends & Family level ($0) or Non-RPCVLA $25

Presale ticket sales now open thru 10/25

At the Door:
RPCVLA Members (all levels paid membership) $20 
Friends & Family level ($0) or Non-RPCVLA $30

Planning to pay at the door? Please RSVP above.

·       Unable to Attend? If you are unable to attend but would still like to make a donation, please

·       click here to Donate

·       All proceeds benefit the Yamanaka Fund - our local grant program that financially supports projects of currently serving PCVs. 



As always - friends and family welcome!

2019 Annual International Dinner

  We are already planning for the event this year, and we need your help to make the event this year the best yet!

DATE: October 26, 2019.

CALL FOR COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS:  We are looking for volunteers who are interested in joining our Annual Dinner committee to help plan the event. If you’ve a knack for events and want to get more involved with RPCVLA to help out with food, decor, raffle/silent auction, entertainment, registration etc, please e-mail

LOCAL HERO AWARD SUBMISSIONS: Each year at the Annual International Dinner we honor a local individual who embodies and promotes the goals of the Peace Corps, regardless of whether they served in the Peace Corps.

SILENT AUCTION DONATIONS: To help support the Yamanaka Fund, we host a Silent Auction at the dinner with some stellar prizes with everything from wine baskets and fine restaurant dinners to hang gliding excursions and hotel packages.  We depend on the connections of our RPCVLA family to help support this wonderful fund and auction, so if you have any hook-ups or donations to contribute, please email

TICKETS: A ticket for a RPCVLA paid member is $15.00 and for a non-paid member is $25.00. The ticket prices are $20/$30 at the door. Thanks for all your help in supporting RPCVLA and the Yamanaka Fund!