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Upcoming Events January 7, 2016

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Saturday, January 23, 6-9 p.m.

Annual Midwinter Dinner

Sierra 2 Center, Curtis Hall
2791 24th St, Sacramento, CA 95818

It’s a potluck this year! We’ll vote and give prizes out on the best dishes. And we’re planning for some fun entertainment again.We will have a rolling slideshow of photos at the event. Send a couple of your Peace Corps photos to James Scott at mosaicofplace@gmail.com.

We are asking for donations at the door – $5/person and $10/family to cover part of the venue rental and entertainment, and a paperback book (or 10!) in English to donate to Jasmin Taylor, a PCV in Micronesia, who wants to foster the reading ability of early readers in her community. Mike McKibbin and his wife, Celeste, are aiming to donate 1000 books – they have collected a lot already, but we still need some more. From Jasmin’s words:

We are requesting books for students ages 8 to 12, in third and fifth grades, with a reading level of kindergarten through fifth grades. Gently-used books that would be most useful will focus on sight words, high frequency words, early reader as well as picture books, aimed toward American kindergarteners through second grade and chapter books for fourth to fifth graders.

 

Friday, February 5, 5 p.m.
Social Hour
Oak Park Brewery
3514 Broadway, Sacramento, 95818
RSVP to Tim @ timothytibbs@gmail.com

Friday, February 19, 7 p.m.
Adventures in Dining
Firebird Russian Restaurant
4715 Manzanita Ave, Carmichael, 95608
RSVP to James @ mosaicofplace@gmail.com

Friday, March 4, 5 p.m.
Social Hour
University of Beer
615 3rd St, Davis, CA 95616
RSVP to Spenser @ spenser.j.snow@gmail.com

Friday, March 18, 7 p.m.
Adventures in Dining
Crest Café
1017 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814

 

Later in the Year:

April 24 – Annual RPCV Goat Roast

June 2 – Nomination Party

June 23-25 – Annual RPCV Campout

 

2016 Peace Corps Calendars are still on sale. Proceeds go to funding for Peace Corps Partnership Projects and disaster relief. Calendars cost $13 each or $11 if buying 10 or more. Buy them from Nancy (nlsinnwell@gmail.com).

 

Opportunities 

Volunteer positions to be a host a Social Hour or AID (contact <timothytibbs@gmail.com>)

Please feel free to invite any non-PCVs to our events, especially foreign nationals!
We are looking for pictures of your Peace Corps service and also any Peace Corps-related events from now. Email them to rosettenguyen@yahoo.com and please label them with country and year of service.
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