Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers


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Celebrate Peace Corps with Boston University

Apr 15 2011 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Boston University's Center for Global Health and Development along with the New England Regional Peace Corps Office and the Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers are pleased to sponsor an event celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps on Friday April 15th, 2011 featuring:

2010 Annual Meeting

celebrating 2010 and looking ahead to 2011

On Saturday, November 20th, BARPCV celebrated its 2010 Annual Meeting at Coda Bar & Kitchen in Boston, MA. A lovely brunch reception was held that included both the election of the 2011 Board of Directors and a presentation on accomplishments of 2010 and planning for 2011. If you missed the event, make sure to check out our 2010 Annual Report here!



Movie and Discussion Panel: "Once in Afghanistan"

Nov 18 2010 - 6:15pm - 9:00pm

A film by
Jill Vickers and Jody Bergedick

website  |  Listen to a VPR broadcast interview about the film

This is a free event at the Cambridge Public Library at 449 Broadway. 

MBTA: from Harvard Square, take either the 69 bus which goes from Harvard Square to Cambridge Street | 68 bus, which goes from Harvard Square to Kendall. 

Share Your Experience in the BARPCV Annual Photo Contest

Celebrating 50 Years of Service Through Photos

Submissions to the 2012 BARPCV Photo Contest were due by December 31st. Thanks to all who submitted their beautiful images. 

Voting for the top three images is open through the end of January. Please take a moment to look at the 12 photos and then cast your votes using the survey link below. Voting is only open to active BARPCV members. Votes must be cast before January 31, 2012. Individuals may only vote once. 

We'll be hosting an event in February to unveil the exhibit and announce the top three finalists. Stay tuned for details! 

2012 Photo Contest Submissions (in no particular order) 

JFK Scavenger Hunt

Oct 23 2010 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Join BARPCV members, RPCVs and friends for an afternoon of fun in Harvard Square! Explore Harvard Square in a whole new way through a Kennedy-inspired scavenger hunt to celebrate JFK’s speech on Oct. 14, 1960 at the University of Michigan that inspired a nation to Peace Corps service. The hunt will end at a local bar/restaurant where snacks will be provided, winners announced and prizes given! Bring friends and create your own team (3-5 people) or come and join a team that day.

2010 Annual Meeting & Brunch

Nov 20 2010 - 10:00am - 11:30am

BARPCV Annual Meeting & Brunch
Meet other BARPCV members, socialize and learn about what the BARPCV has been up to this past year and how we'll be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps!
Buffet style brunch will be served

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