Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

50th Anniversary


All activities associated with the 50th

BARPCV Celebrates 50 Years of the Peace Corps sticky icon

The Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (BARPCV) is a non-profit organization with approximately 400 members concentrated in Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. BARPCV seeks to connect with and support returned and prospective volunteers and to carry out the third goal of the Peace Corps, "to promote a better understanding of other people on the part of American people." BARPCV is commemorating the 50th anniversary of Peace Corps by bringing together the Boston Area Peace Corps community to celebrate the rich heritage of the Peace Corps and the contributions of volunteers both past and present.

Welcome Back-Send Off Celebration sticky icon

Dec 3 2010 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Join us for an evening of reflection and celebration as the BARPCV and New England Regional Peace Corps Office welcome Volunteers recently returning from two years of service and nominees about to embark on their journeys. The bi-annual Welcome Back-Send Off celebration is an opportunity for new, old and prospective volunteers of all ages to to connect, reflect and give advice on what lies ahead. All are welcome to attend! Refreshments will be served.

 

Pig Roast Party – A RPCV Event

Aug 13 2011 - 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Shelley and Richard Holzman, RPCV Philippines 1961 – 1963, cordially invite the Peace Corps community to their home to commemorate the Peace Corps’ 50th anniversary.  Join area RPCVs for an evening dedicated to remembering the communities where we served, the people we served with, and the men and women who founded the agency. 


Saturday, August 13th

5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

14 Ingell Rd

Chester, MA 01011 


The Holzmans will roast a pig and provide beverages; they also hope to have a band (suggestions welcome). Meteor showers are expected! 

Dinner at Senegalese Restaurant, Teranga

Jul 27 2011 - 6:30pm

Join the Boston Area Returned Peace Corps group for dinner at the Senegalese restaurant, Teranga. Meet fellow RPCV's and celebrate 50 years of Peace Corps!

 

Date: July 27th at 6:30PM

More details to come. Please RSVP here.  Please RSVP by July 25th.

 

Teranga Restaurant is located off the orange line.

1746 Washington Street

Boston, MA 02188

 

More details about the price of the dinner and menu will follow shortly.  It will most likely be a set menu and will range between $25-$30 per person.

‘The toughest job I ever loved:' Cambridge resident reflects on Peace Corps experience

BARPCV Board Member, Adam Rosenberg, recently wrote about his Peace Corps experience for the Cambridge Chronicle (the oldest surviving weekly newspaper in the United States).

 

Read the story online and enjoy the photos!

Peace Corps Day at the John F. Kennedy Library

Mar 5 2011 - 10:00am

SAVE THE DATE!

On Saturday, March 5th, Peace Corps will commemorate our 50th Anniversary with a national event at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, MA. This event is free of charge and will feature a full schedule of cultural demonstrations, live world music, film screenings, and educational presentations celebrating our 50 years of promoting World Peace and Friendship.

Peace Corps 50th Anniversary Commemoration

Saturday, March 5, 2011

10am-3pm

JFK Library and Museum

200 William T. Morrissey Blvd.

Boston, MA

Additionally, anyone with a valid Student ID will receive a reduced admission rate of $10 per person to the JFK Museum. There is no charge to attend the Anniversary Commemoration.

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