Annual Dinner


The Annual International Dinner is our largest and most popular event. Each year, RPCVLA hosts this event to celebrate of our local Peace Corps family with a potluck dinner featuring cuisines from around the world, networking and fun. All proceeds benefit the Yamanaka Fund,  our local grant program that financially supports projects from currently serving PCVs.


Date & Time

Saturday, October 26
5:00 - 9:00 pm


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


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

Presale ticket sales now open thru 10/26

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

Don't know if you are a member or need to renew your $20 membership? Please email John Coffer at To renew online, please click here.

Unable to Attend?

If you are unable to attend the dinner, but would like to make a donation, please click here or contact Amy Williams at

What to Bring!

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!

What to Wear!

Do you have a traditional outfit or service t-shirt from you country of service? Time to bust it out and flaunt it! Prizes for the best outfits.

What to Buy!

We will have 2020 International Calendars for sale ($10)! They make great gifts and all proceeds benefit the Yamanaka Fund.

We will also have opportunity drawings provided by Bodega Wine Bar, One Down Dog Yoga, Santa Monica Brew Works, UCLA Athletic Department, Touchstone Climbing, and many more.  You know you don’t want to miss out on great prizes!

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

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!