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Potato Planting at Howell Living History Farm to Benefit Trenton Area Soup Kitchens


8:00AM – 9:00AM: Pancake breakfast for RPCVs and Howell Farm volunteers (pancakes made with our own wheat flour and served with our Grade A maple syrup) Don’t be late for this part!

9:00 join RPCV Kenya Rob Flory and new oxen haul equipment to the field. Great photo op. (Oxen will not be in field during day)

9:30 help us cut seed potatoes!

10 -3 help us plant. This year’s goal is to produce 1 ton of potatoes for area soup kitchens and food pantries.

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West Windsor Dinner with NPCA – Rescheduled to April 21

  for Central Jersey & Princeton Area RPCVs
Ethnic Dining Get-Together

Monday, April 21   7 PM

Penang Malaysian & Thai Cuisine
(Note: This is a BYOB restaurant)

635 Nassau Park Blvd. just off Quaker Bridge Rd.
west of U.S. 1  in West Windsor Twp.
Special Guest: Jonathan Pearson
from National Peace Corps Association
Convenient to Princeton, U.S. 1, and Turnpike Exit 8
with plenty of parking.
RSVP to Rowland Bennett  973-573-2605 or

RPCV Luncheon in Hackettstown, April 27 at 12:30 PM

Please join us for a great luncheon gathering at the Little Tokyo Restaurant in Hackettstown, New Jersey on Sunday, April 27, at 12:30 PM.

The restaurant is located at 207 Mountain Avenue (“The Main Drag in Hackettstown”) in Hackettstown, New Jersey.

You can view their regular and sushi lunch menus online at:

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Spouses are welcome.

Please RSVP to  Doug Garatina or call him at 908-328-1183 by Friday, April 25.

RPCVs at Montclair State University

Montclair State University’s College of Education and Human Services recently presented “Peace Corps Day @ Montclair.” This event was held April 9, 2014 and included images and stories from  Returned Peace Corps Volunteers. The Montclair community was presented with the questions, “Have you ever wanted to expand your volunteer service beyond New Jersey? How far would you go?” Continue reading

Rochelle Park dinner with NPCA – April 12

for North Jersey RPCVs

Ethnic Dining Get-Together
Saturday, April 12   5 PM
DD Thai Restaurant    (This is a BYOB restaurant)
184 West Passaic Street
Rochelle Park, NJ  07662

Special Guest: Jonathan Pearson
from National Peace Corps Association

Convenient to I-80, GSP and Rt. 17
(Note: NOT to be confused with Roselle Park, NJ)
Street and off-street parking
RSVP to Barbara Kelly  973-291-8860