Thanks to all who helped gather 73 pounds of Spanish language books to be sent to the new community library in Batey Antoncí, Dominican Republic. They should arrive around June 6 and help fill the shelves for the grand opening.
The final details of ceiling fans that aren’t too low, a desk and chair and working out the final cataloguing system along with some site cleanup are all being completed. Here is a sampling of what we were able to send in fiction, non-fiction, young adult and children’s books.
2013 Calendar of Events
February 24 - March 2, Peace Crops Week
March 2 6:00pm International Potluck - Welcome/Sendoff
at Our Savior Lutheran, 2900 Burton SE
• May 4 - Local Projects to be Detailed
with ICCF Saturday Morning, 9am – 12pm - See post
• August - Picnic 1pm, GR
• Nov - International Restaurant
• December 7 - Annual Meeting 6pm
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- Peace Corps Recognizes, Respects Same-Sex Couples - Advocate.com May 22, 2013Advocate.comPeace Corps Recognizes, Respects Same-Sex CouplesAdvocate.com“The Peace Corps has long looked to expand opportunities to serve and reflect the diversity of the United States in its volunteers abroad,” says Shira Kramer, press director for the organization. The process for accepting same-sex couples will be ...Peace Corps will accept same-sex coup […]
- Peace Corps Begins Accepting Joint Applications From Same-Sex Couples - Queerty May 24, 2013
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