Becky Raymond will be organizing a discussion group focused on the book Women Hold Up Half The Sky, Turning Oppression Into Opportunity For Women Worldwide. The book is a series of stories of extraordinary women that show that the most effective … Continue reading
From the Spectrum Theatre’s website: One show only Wednesday 9/26 at 7 pm This special screening will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with local refugees from Burma and staff and volunteers from the Albany Field Office of … Continue reading
Lynn Minderman was kind enough to share her experiences as a PCV in Lesotho and talk to our group about the work she is doing through a 501(c)3 called Quolaquoe Mountain Connections. The organization’s mission is, “to benefit the people … Continue reading
Don’t let this happen to you. We’ve got two events this weekend and you’re invited: Happy Hour at the Washington Tavern, Friday 5.30pm; Details here Birthday Cruise on Lake George for Yvonne. Saturday, Boarding at 5.30pm; Details here. As always, … Continue reading
Thanks to Sara and everyone who showed up for our walk in the Pine Bush. We may be planning a similar outing during winter so stay tuned. For more information about the Albany Pine Bush Discover Center, click here: http://www.albanypinebush.org/discovery-center
Ryan Lesley, the outgoing regional recruiter, has shared some upcoming PC recruiting events in our area. Ithaca College: September 10th, 5 – 7 PM SUNY New Paltz: September 11th, 11 – 3 PM SUNY Cobleskill: September 18th, 11 – 3 … Continue reading
Join us on the shores of Lake Champlain for the weekend of August 11 and 12. Becky Dixon will host us again this year for what promises to be a great time. Details August 11-12 136 Barksdale Rd, Westport, NY. … Continue reading
Time to vote again. Here are some options for a happy hour get-together during June or July. Please look these over and let me know what preference you have. This is a social gathering just for fun so don’t worry about us putting up a projector, collecting dues, or conducting ‘business’. Everyone will cover their own drinks and food.
Leave your vote in the comments, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/RPCV-NENY/214387015283092
Pick a location and also a date you like best.
Locations (all have outdoor patios/areas):
1-Troy Pub and Brewery, Troy http://brownsbrewing.com/
2-The Point, Madison Ave, Albany http://thepointalbany.com/
A-Thursday, June 21
B-Wednesday, June 27
C-Thursday, June 28
D-Wednesday, July 11
E-Thursday, July 12
1st Annual NPCA Gathering Announced. Scheduled for June 2012 in Minneapolis.
More details here: http://www.peacecorpsconnect.org/annual-gathering/