Email Newsletter for November 2009
Greetings from the West Cascade Peace Corps Association!
In this edition of our electronic newsletter, you'll find:
December 9: Board Meeting at the home of Shannon Micheel and Michael Kresko from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Support WCPCA at the Saturday Market's Holiday Market!
We are hosting a booth on Saturday and Sunday, December 12th and
13th at Saturday Market's Holiday Market located at the Lane County
Fairgrounds. Beautiful calendars and cool t-shirts, designed by our
very own James Cloutier, will be available for purchase. They can
make excellent gifts for yourself or others. We'll also be
promoting the US Peace Corps and the WCPCA.
Please stop by and visit our booth in the non-profit section of the
Market. We hope to see and your friends there!
The January potluck will be on Friday, January 22nd, at the home
of Nancy and Walt Meyer, WCPCA members and returned volunteers from
PC Mexico, 2006-08. The Meyers will host us and also present a slide
show to describe their service in Mexico where Nancy worked as a
teacher and Walt as an engineer.
We'll gather at 6:00 pm at the Meyers' home, 3987 Brae Burn Dr., in
south Eugene off of Willamette. Please bring a dish to share. Plates
and utensils will be provided.
Join us to celebrate the new year and learn about the Meyers' work
in a new country of Peace Corps service!
WCPCA treasurer, Jack Meacham, reported at the November board
meeting the following amounts in the West Cascade accounts:
OCCU, checking and savings accounts: $5,130
OCCU, restricted account available to fund humanitarian programs: $1,153
Beryl Brinkman Memorial Fund, an endowed fund at the Oregon Community Foundation: $25,000
Sweet Life's Cheryl Reinhard was PCV
Who knew that Peace Corps could lead to this?
Who is Aaron Williams?
Aaron S. Williams, the eighteenth Director of the Peace Corps and only
the fourth to have served as a Peace Corps Volunteer, was sworn in on
August 25, 2009...
Peace Corps back to Indonesia
Volunteers served in Indonesia from 1963-65 and will return in 2010 to
work as English teachers in high schools and teachers training centers
in East Java province.
The full text of the minutes is available on the website.