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As of October 2009, 351 Virginia residents are currently serving in the Peace Corps. More than 6,498 Virginia residents have served in the Peace Corps since 1961.
- Former Lyons student joining the Peace Corps - The Doings Weekly
[?]Former Lyons student joining the Peace Corps
The Doings Weekly
Jeffrey Boblick, 22, of Western Springs, Ill., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Morocco Jan. 13 to begin training as a youth development volunteer. Boblick will live and work at the community level to make a difference helping ...
- Peace Corps volunteer has no time for handouts - Chino Champion
[?]Peace Corps volunteer has no time for handouts
After more than two years in the Dominican Republic as a Peace Corps volunteer, Erin Hicks of Chino Hills said she has trouble remembering some English words and often dreams in Spanish. When she returned from her 31-month project in late September, ...
- An 80-year-old Peace Corps volunteer? No sweat - Reuters
[?]An 80-year-old Peace Corps volunteer? No sweat
"Older volunteers bring unique life skills and professional experience that help them make an instant impact in communities where they serve," says Shira Kramer, a Peace Corps spokeswoman. "And they often serve as mentors for younger volunteers.".
St. Louis resident begins Peace Corps service in Ecuador STLtoday.com
Peace Corps Ends Discriminatory Pregnancy Policy RH Reality Check
Idaho Produces Many Peace Corps Volunteers KMVT
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- DC's Peace Corps numbers decline in 2013 - Washington Post (blog)
Houston Chronicle (blog)DC's Peace Corps numbers decline in 2013
Washington Post (blog)
The District of Columbia lost its top spot for most per capita producer of Peace Corps volunteers, dropping to second place among states for 2013, according to numbers the program released Wednesday. D.C. produced 7.6 Peace Corps volunteers per ...
Ithaca No. 1 in Peace Corps volunteers Cornell Chronicle
Texas third-highest state of Peace Corps volunteers this year Houston Chronicle (blog)
Peace Corps MTPR
vtdigger.org - Concord Monitor
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- Mike Burke: Program book holds memories from 1961 musical 'Peace Corps ... - MassLive.com
[?]Mike Burke: Program book holds memories from 1961 musical 'Peace Corps ...
Again, thanks to buddy Bill Daisy for finding this program amongst his souvenirs. The title of the show alone tells of the times when John F. Kennedy was in the White House, and how much people respected his programs, including the Peace Corps initiative.
- Peace Corps Works to Bring Clean Water to Schools in Zambia - AllAfrica.com
[?]Peace Corps Works to Bring Clean Water to Schools in Zambia
Washington ? Peace Corps volunteer Emily McKeone of Omaha, Nebraska, is working with her community members and local schoolteachers to bring safe, clean drinking water to three schools in Zambia to improve students' health and boost school ...
- HILLSBOROUGH: Elizabeth Zobre begins her Peace Corps service in Senegal - Packet Online
[?]HILLSBOROUGH: Elizabeth Zobre begins her Peace Corps service in Senegal
Katherine Zobre, who grew up in Hillsborough, has arrived in Senegal to begin her Peace Corps training as a community economic development volunteer. Ms. Zobre, 28, will live and work in a community to help artisan cooperatives to market their handmade ...
- Texas ranks among Peace Corps' top volunteer-producing states in 2013 - Your Houston News
[?]Texas ranks among Peace Corps' top volunteer-producing states in 2013
Your Houston News
The Peace Corps this week released the 2013 rankings of the top volunteer-producing states and metropolitan areas across the country. For the third consecutive year Texas ranked No. 3 among states with the highest number of Peace Corps volunteers, with ...
- More US Peace Corps Volunteers to Serve in Gambia - AllAfrica.com
[?]More US Peace Corps Volunteers to Serve in Gambia
Eighteen United States Peace Corps volunteers were on Friday sworn in after completing their 10-week pre-service training in the country. They were oriented about the health, education, agriculture and environment sectors of the country some of which ...
Peace Corps Education Volunteers Sworn In Ghana
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- Idaho ranks seventh highest in number of Peace Corps volunteers - Idaho State Journal
[?]Idaho ranks seventh highest in number of Peace Corps volunteers
Idaho State Journal
?Americans from all across our great country and all walks of life are drawn to the Peace Corps by a spirit of service and a passion for helping others,? said Peace Corps Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet. ?No matter where they start their journey ...
Idaho ranks among Peace Corps' top volunteer-producing states Idaho Press-Tribune
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