Important deadline approaching regarding RPCV NENY’s annual charitable contributions:
Every December the group votes on our annual charitable donations. This is a reminder that written nominations for our annual donations will be due by October 31st. If you would like to nominate a charitable group, please review the submission requirements under our bylaws in section 5.6 Disbursement of Monies (see below) and send written nominations to the group at firstname.lastname@example.org.
5.6 Disbursement of Monies
The process for determining annual outlays shall consist of a period to nominate organizations to receive support, a period for discussion, and then a vote at the following meeting. One month shall be allowed for discussion. Written nominations with a brief statement of purpose and how it meets the mission of RPCV-NENY shall be submitted by Oct. 31. Discussion will occur at the November meeting and a vote taken in December. In the event that this schedule cannot be met, a vote shall be taken at the earliest appropriate time.
Happy Fall, everyone! It has been a while since our last happy hour and social gathering. To celebrate the start of the fall season and lucky number 13, the Social Events Committee* of RPCV-NENY is planning a happy hour … Continue reading →
On Friday, September 4th, 2015 four members of the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Northeastern NY met with Congressman Tonko in his downtown office. Topics of conversation included the Peace Corps budget/funding, the House Peace Corps Caucus, and House Bill … Continue reading →
After much ado and much delay (sorry about that) here are the results from the 2016 RPCV NENY Membership Survey. Those of you who were able to attend our April meeting received these results and the presentation attached, but for those of you who weren’t they are here below. If you have any questions, please email me at email@example.com.
The Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) of Northeastern New York will host a picnic in Johnsburg, NY, on Saturday, September 10th starting at noon. The gathering is an effort to reach out to those RPCVs residing in Glens Falls, … Continue reading →
The Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Northeastern NY will be having a Yard Sale Fundraiser this FRIDAY, JUNE 17th and SATURDAY, JUNE 18th, rain or shine, from 9am* to 3pm. The Yard Sale will take place at 200 South Manning … Continue reading →
Our group has received a request from those organizing on behalf of the new Peace Corps documentary, “A Towering Task,” to spread the word about the documentary. RPCVs of NENY has already given a monetary donation on behalf of this … Continue reading →
Hi all, … Every two years we ask that members fill out a survey to help us gauge overall satisfaction of the members of the group. What have we been doing well? What could be improved? We value your input … Continue reading →
We received a wonderful thank you note from the Albany NY Nepalese Society (ANNS) for the donation we made in the wake of the Nepal earthquake. The ANNS is doing a lot of great work to support those who were devastated by this terrible natural disaster. You can check out more at their website: http://www.albanynepalese.org/.
Hi everyone, I’m very happy to bring to you all the below, which is a description of the day in the life of our very own Allyn Writesel. As many of you know, Allyn is one of our members who … Continue reading →