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Special Event: Around the World Fair and Send-Off Party

New York

Date

04/18/2013

Time

6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Location

Wasserman Center
133 E. 13th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10003

Description

Calling all past, present and future Peace Corps Volunteers (plus family and friends, too)! Travel the world through the eyes of international Volunteers at one of this year's biggest Peace Corps events in New York City. Join us for an exciting program to learn about Volunteer experiences and celebrate those preparing to depart for Peace Corps assignments.     

We encourage you to come for the Send-Off Recognition at the beginning and stay for the Around the World fair with Returned Volunteers.

6:00 - 6:15  Check in

6:15 - 6:20   Welcome and Overview of Peace Corps

6:20 - 6:30   Recognition of those who have been invited and nominated for Peace Corps service in the Greater New York City area.  Family and friends will also be recognized. 

6:30 - 6:40   Words of Encouragement given by Peace Corps Deputy Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet

6:40 - 7:45  Around the World Fair:  Returned volunteers will set up tables representing their countries of service.  This is your chance to speak with volunteers from a variety of countries and assignments and expose your senses to photos, clothing, art, music and more from around the globe. 

This is part of a special, two-day event series that will give a breadth of perspective on Peace Corps service!  Come to the Wednesday evening (4/17) event to speak more in-depth with a Peace Corps recruiter about the nuts and bolts of the application process:  http://www.peacecorps.gov/meet/events/2927/

About the Peace Corps: Read more or watch a video about what it's like to be a Volunteer including what Volunteers do, where they go, and the many benefits of Peace Corps service. Or apply now to begin your life-defining experience.

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For questions about this event contact Anthony Trujillo

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Last updated May 01 2013