You’re Invited! Please come out to support recently returned RPCVs and newly invited PCVs to be!
Join Peace Corps staff and RPCVs on Thursday, June 25th (6:30pm-8:30pm) for our annual Welcome Back/Send Off event. You will get a chance to meet RPCVs from every decade, speak with Peace Corps’ Representatives for New Jersey – Rachel Bueide and Patrick McGettigan, and socialize with the Peace Corps community in New Jersey.
Not able to make it? No problem! Friends & family are welcome to attend as well, even if you can’t make it out – there will be opportunities for them to have their questions answered as well as your own during this fun evening event!
All you need to do is RSVP (here) to let us know you’ll be joining us. Feel free to wear traditional dress from you country of service!
Who: RPCVs, Invitees, and friends & family
What: Social & informative event run by Peace Corps & local RPCVs
Where: Reformed Church of Highland Park, 19 S 2nd Ave, Highland Park, NJ 08904
When: June 25th (Thursday) 6/25/15 6:30-8:30pm
Why: To give advice to invitees, share Peace Corps stories, and celebrate Peace Corps Service
There is also still an opportunity for RPCVs to help in many different capacities. Please contact us as soon as possible if you’d like to be involved.
Food: We’re hoping to provide some food in a potluck style. Peace Corps will be able to provide some items and we’d love to have some dishes supplemented by RPCVs. You can make something from your country of service or pick up a simple snack to share on your way over. If you are interested in making a food contribution, please email Rachel Bueide firstname.lastname@example.org
Around the World Fair: Would you like to host a table highlighting items from your service? We will have a handful of tables set up around the room for invitees & applicants to peruse and ask questions about your service and your country. If so, please email Patrick McGettigan at email@example.com
Panelist: Are you interested in answering questions about your Peace Corps service, how you connected to friends and family, and the transition upon returning home? If so, please email Rachel Bueide at firstname.lastname@example.org
We hope to see you there and again please RSVP (here) to confirm your attendance!