The Mtn. Laurel group is a member of the National Peace Corps Association ( www.peaceorpsconnect.org ).
I invite local RPCVs Valley to send me their email addresses, so I can add them to our listserv. We have monthly meetings at a local, inexpensive, ethnic restaurant.
photo from the January 2010 meeting at Diane Dilendik's house.
First row: Mimi Stanford (Thailand, 65-67)
Second row: (left to right): Amanda Lowry (Uganda, 07-09), John Kennedy (Ghana 65-68), Janice Kay (Cameroon 95-97), Brian Hoffmaster (Lesotho, 05-07), Diane Dilendik (Liberia, 64-67).
Third row: Edwin Kay (Cameroon 95-97), Bruce Whitehouse (Mali, 97-00), Fran Kennedy (Ghana, 66-68), Ann Shimer (Jamaica, 93-95), Ursula Merriman (Thailand, 83-86).
The slide show from our gathering at the Kay's on Saturday 31 January 2009.
Here is a
link to a long (146 pages) but very interesting report on attempts
by two RPCVs (who served in the 60s and in the 00s) to reform Peace
Corps. So far, I have read about half of it. It makes for interesting
Here are the financial report and the group report for the year 2010.
Here are the financial report and the group report for the year 2012.
Here are the financial report and the group report for the year 2013.
On Saturday 22 February 2014 we had a potluck at Ed and Jannie Kay's house. We constructed a PowerPoint(tm) presentation to which each RPCV contributed four pictures from their Peace Corps service. You can view the presentation here.