Dining with author in Asbury – July 20

Ethnic Luncheon: Saturday, July 20th at 1 pm

Spain Inn 2, Asbury, NJ- easy access of Rt. 78, Hunterdon Count
with RPCVs Betty & Jim Diamond, PhD.-Guest Author

Spain Inn 2, 1045 Route 173 West, Asbury, NJ 08842  http://www.spaininn.net

Author James E. Diamond, PhD and his wife Betty will be a guest attendees

Growing up in Fayette Co. Pa. Jim graduated in 1961 from Delaware Valley College in Doylestown Pa in 1961 and began a teaching career in agricultural sciences. During a State visit to the US in 1968 President Francois Tombalbaye of Chad specifically requested an agriculture specialist and home economist to be fielded to his home village. This request was passed by President Johnson to the Peace Corps which selected Jim and his wife Betty for this assignment which led to a direct personal relationship with this President over a 2-year period
from 1971-73 and a number of notable achievements. Jim went on to obtain a Masters degree from Lehigh University and a PhD from Penn State where he went on to teach. He later worked overseas with the UN and USAID and on his return home served for nine years as the Dean of Agricultural Sciences at Delaware Valley College. He has written four books, the most recent being “I Did What I had to Do!” published in 2010 about his experiences in Chad. He is now retired and lives with his wife at their home in Ottsville, Pa although he remains
active in speaking engagements and humanitarian work.

RSVP BY:    Wednesday, July 18, 2013

RSVP TO:   Richard Dalrymple
Email: richarddalrymple@yahoo.com

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