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San Diego Peace Corps Association Newsletter

May – June 2005 — Volume 18, Number 3


Index: click on your choice:..... ....... .

Open House and Reception 3/6/05
Expanding Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Possibilities
for Making a Difference in out World
Asante Libation Blessing

Grant Proposals
3 More Projects Funded

Global Awareness Award
Peace Resource Center to be Honored

from the Pres:Great Stuff Continues

Board Minutes-Mar & Apr '05

Community Action Events

Potpourri



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Join in! Get On Board,
Be ON your Board...

May 22 is our annual meeting. We will take all nominations for the various board positions. Each year, all board positions are available.

See a description of Board positions and responsibilities

To learn more about any position, contact board member(s) the current volunteers on the board and consider making time to contribute to YOUR organization.


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Peace Corps Third Goal

As Peace Corps Week neared I was determined to get involved and find someone who would listen to me talk about Peace Corps and my service in the Kingdom of Tonga. I had enjoyed participating in Peace Corps Week 2004 and knew that I wanted to share my experience as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the South Pacific again this year. My involvement in Peace Corps Week 2005 took a different turn than I expected. It started about two weeks prior to the “official” Peace Corps Week, and lasted into April.

First, I received an email from a local Girl Scout Troop leader through Peace Match who asked for me to be part of a “Thinking Day” with troop 3116. By the time we had found a date and time for the talk, Girl Scout Troop 3440 joined in as well. Both troops were working towards a Global Awareness badge. Their leader gave me a thorough list of things to discuss to help them reach some of the requirements for their patch.

During my talk I discussed a typical day for boys and girls their age in Tonga. We also delved into the Tongan language. I found the girls very interested in learning about the language, how to say many words, and differences between our culture and Tonga. I brought along many artifacts and dressed in traditional clothing to bring the experience home for the girls. Seeing these tangible items from Tonga really helped the girls understand more about the people from Tonga. We even discovered a local Girl Scout troop in the Kingdom of Tonga. Both troops are going to send letters to Tonga to continue this cultural exchange experience.

From this talk I switched gears and spoke with a Kindergarten class at Sunset View Elementary. I was selected to join this classroom due to the fact that my two nephews are students. Having two students who were already Tonga savvy was fun. As the students enjoyed a slide show of photos from my days of service the questions started to fly. Most importantly, “Where is the television in your house?” Once the students got over the shock of no Nickelodeon we were able to move on to learning about all the bugs and animals found in my village.

Shortly after sharing with my nephew’s class, I was on to the second graders at Sunset View Elementary. Here again, I was a special guest due to the fact that my niece is a student in this classroom. Having spoken to this same group of children the prior year, I played a game with the students to determine what we would pack to head overseas as Peace Corps Volunteers. Most students wanted to pack their pets, and I had to inform them that like our family, our pets have to be left behind for this two year adventure.

After talking about what to pack for living overseas as a Peace Corps Volunteer, I unpacked my bag that I came home from at the close of service. I shared with the students baskets, tapa cloth, coconut shell cups, shells and more. Everyone passed around these items and I discussed with them what each item was. We also talked about the practical use of many items. Hard to understand that coconut shells are the only cups most families have.

Just when I thought my contributions to Peace Corps Week 2005 had come to an end, I was invited to speak at John Muir School in San Diego through Peace Match. This magnet school has students in grades K-12. I was a guest speaker during the school’s Friday assembly. The diverse group of students kept me on my toes and found me having to think long and hard about some of my answers. Having the opportunity to speak to students closer to college age was exciting. Many of them left stating that they were going to consider being a Peace Corps Volunteer.

I have found the Peace Corps Third Goal of bringing our experience back home both rewarding and challenging. Peace Match has made it easy to find community groups and schools who are in need of speakers. All you have to do is sign up and get involved!
As Peace Corps Week 2005 came to a close, more than half a million students in the Untied States welcomed returned Peace Corps Volunteers into their classrooms.

Next year I hope that you too will be one of these volunteers.
–Elizabeth Brown, Kingdom of Tonga, (2001-2003)
....(pictures from Elizabeth Brown)


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All Pictures from Open House & Reception from Rudy Sovinee

Registration table

Expanding Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Possibilities for Making a Difference in our World
Sunday March 6, 2005 - UC San Diego
Open House and Reception
Culminating Peace Corps Week 2005 featuring
Gaddi Vasquez, Director of Peace Corps

The National Peace Corps, San Diego Peace Corps and the Los Angeles Regional Office (LARO) hosted an event on March 6th to commemorate Peace Corps Week at the University of California, San Diego located in La Jolla, California. Gaddi Vasquez, Director of the Peace Corps was the keynote speaker at the event.


Above: Gaddi Vasquez, Director of Peace Corps answering questions.

Below:Director Vasquez addressing the Reception.


Above: At the reception, between activities

Below: Education Minipanel


Above: Eastern European Minipanel

Below: Rudy Sovinee addresses on behalf of SDPCA

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and recent nominees were honored for their commitment to the Peace Corps. A series of workshops, panels and discussion groups preceded the comments made by the Peace Corps Director.

Representatives from the San Diego Peace Corps Association, National Peace Corps Advocacy, LARO, Crisis Corps and Private Sector Initiatives set up displays and handed out information about their projects.

Volunteers from the San Diego Peace Corps Association staffed the event which was planned and coordinated by LARO Recruiter, Rudy Sovinee, Gladys Maloy of the NPCA and Mada McGill of VRS CHOPS.


Above: Nana Kwaku Amoaku and Rudy Sovinee

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One high point of the March 6th event was a blessing that was asked on behalf of those present. The Asante Libation was not recorded, but the gist was one that several people have asked us to share.

As the drink (water) was poured, the message was:

Mother Earth – Drink
God Almighty – Drink
Spirits of the ancestors – Drink
Ancient Kings, Osei Tutu, Opuku Ware, Prempeh – Drink

Welcome and watch over those who are gathered here today,
These many people are together here in a beautiful place
They are Peace Corps elders, and those who have served
Many have served in Ghana, or around the world
We give them our thanks – they do good works.

Many here are soon to leave for the Peace Corps, some to Ghana,
Some to Togo or Cote d’Ivoire, or Mali, or elsewhere in Africa
Some to Europe or Asia or Australia, or elsewhere in the world

Please watch over them, bless them protect them
Let no one evil or anything bad happen to them
Don’t even let an evil one come close to them

Elders – Watch over these and those like them
– Drink, Drink all
We give thanks to God.


Above: Nana Kwaku Amoaku leads the Asanta Libation blessing.


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Mark J. Tonner International Support Fund Grants: Spring 2005

Three projects were approved for funding during our April meeting. We look forward to more project details once they have received funding and we receive their photos and stories.

In summary, the three projects are:

  • Medicinal Plant and Vegetable Garden
    Katie Delahunty—Nicaragua, $500
    To build a garden to grow vegetables and medicinal plants.
  • Schoolhouse Improvements
    David Gehl—Senegal, $375
    For cement and tin sheeting to be used in constructing a more permanent 2-room schoolhouse.
  • School Renovation
    Dean & Jamie Schumacher—Suriname, $480
    To improve sanitary and safety conditions for a village daycare center for young children.

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The 2005 Global Awareness Award

The Peace Resource Center
3850 Westgate Place, San Diego, California 92105
Phone: (619) 263-9301 Fax: (619) 263-9345
Email: prcsandiego@igc.org Online: http://prcsandiego.home.igc.org/

The 2005 Global Awareness Award is going to Carol Jankow and the San Diego Peace Resource Center. It will be presented during our May 22nd annual meeting and potluck. The PRC is a community clearinghouse of information on peace and social justice issues and activities. By promoting networking among peace-related organizations, offering nonviolent alternatives to conflict resolution and carrying on a program of peace education, the PRC provides an ongoing presence throughout San Diego County.

Founded in 1980 by six local organizations committed to peace, the Peace Resource Center now has over 40 member organizations and hundreds of individual and family members. It is guided by the principles of nonviolence, tolerance, compassion and respect for diversity. Membership is open to all individuals and organizations concerned about peace with justice and the need to live by these principles.

The SDPCA has long been a member organization of the PRC, and for many years has also helped sponsor the HS Peace Essay Contest done through the PRC. Currently, the main activity of the PRC has revolved around constructing a new site. A cooperative project of the PRC, the San Diego Friends Meeting (Quakers), the First Church of the Brethren and the American Friends Service Committee U.S.-Mexico Border Project, the Friends Center demonstrates how peace and justice advocates can collaborate to build and share space that will be a focus for nonviolent social change.

 
Above: Taken from Peace Resource Center Website.

When completed, the Friends Center will daily demonstrate how organizations with common values can share resources and work together to create new models for social change. The Friends Center will also benefit other community organizations by providing space for meetings, workshops and programs. The Friends Center will be an energy-efficient straw bale building--the first in central San Diego--featuring innovative, durable and proven straw bale construction, as well as solar power, passive solar design, water recycling and other energy-efficient components. As an environmentally-sound green building, the Friends Center will demonstrate the groups shared values and be a witness to our commitment to wise stewardship of the earth’s resources.

Designed by the architectural firm of Hubbell and Hubbell, the Friends Center will be an enduring visual statement of their dedication to advancing peace, social justice and spiritual growth.
They are always looking for volunteers, and perhaps this would be a longer term project that we can unite around for our community development efforts in 2005. Think about it and let us know at the annual meeting.

–Rudy Sovinee, Ghana (1970-73)


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News Bytes

SDPCA Discount Card
Those current members who attended the holiday event were able to pick up our SDPCA Corporate Discount Card to Barnes & Noble, Bookstar, and B. Dalton. This card gives members discounts on store AND online merchandise.

If you are a current member and would like to claim your discount card, please contact communications@sdpca.org and we will send you the card information.
–Lynn Jarrett, Ukraine (2001-2003)


New North San Diego Area Satellite Coordinator
Please welcome Lisa Rivera (Ukraine, 2002-2004) as North San Diego Satellite Coordinator!! Lisa served in Business Development in the Ukraine and is one of our newest returned PCVs. She quickly volunteered to get involved in SDPCA and community activities.

New members in the northern metropolitan area will be hearing from her soon! And look for her at our next social event!!
–Brenda Terry-Hahn, Nepal (1964-66)


PC Internet Ads

The Communications Internet team is excited to announce the launch of the first-ever Peace Corps’ paid search campaign.

To increase awareness about the Peace Corps and the work of the Volunteers, drive traffic to the website, and encourage applications, we will be sponsoring search keywords throughout the Internet. As you use websites like Google.com, Yahoo.com, MSN.com, news sites, and other search sites over the next 90 days, you will probably see an ad for the Peace Corps appear on the right side of the page. Peace Corps is asking that you....

Please Resist the Urge to Click on these PC Links

Visitors to Google and the other search sites who click on the Peace Corps ad will be taken to our home page at http://www.peacecorps.gov The Peace Corps will incur a cost whenever anyone clicks on a Peace Corps-paid search text link. We will be able to measure the traffic to our website from these ad placements.

Therefore, please refrain from clicking on Peace Corps links you may see over the next 90 days. This will help us to maximize the effectiveness of the funds used for this pilot campaign.


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On the Torrey Pines trail... Picture from Brenda Terry-Hahn.

Torrey Pines Nature Walk

The sun was playing hide-and-seek with the ocean when a good handful of SDPCA folks met to take the Torrey Pines walk with Ellen Shively. The wildflowers throughout the trail were ecstatically blooming their heads off in gratitude for all the recent rain. How fortunate we were that Ellen intentionally kept the group small so her instruction and the target plants could really be seen by all!

Ellen’s expertise as a Sierra Club trainer and a naturalist makes her a perfect nature walk leader. She was able to point out many native plants and discuss their talents, as well as enlighten us on the conservation (or not) history of this area of the Park. At the top of the trail we overlooked the lagoon and the ocean, with the sun beaming silver light at the horizon. Jerry Sodomka was also along and was able to complement Ellen’s knowledge with his background in agriculture. We all enthusiastically agreed to plan more of these walks and established some tentative plans. Trekking this time were Annie Aguilar, Marjory Clyne, Jerry Sodomka, and Brenda Terry-Hahn.

The Torrey Pines Extension was won after many citizens groups including school children, environmentalists and residents raised nearly a million dollars to match the purchase of the land as a State Reserve just before it was to be developed in 1974.


Above: On the trail ovefrlooking the Lagoon. Photo by Brenda Terry-Hahn.

The Torrey Pine is the rarest of the American pines and has five needles in a sheath. It is found native in only two places on earth, the park being one. Other native plants we saw throughout our hike were the Giant Coreopsis, Dune Primrose, Lemonade berry and the entanglement of the Wild Cucumber.

–Brenda Terry-Hahn, Nepal (1964-66) and
...Ellen Shively, Eritrea (1968-70)


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Talking and relaxing at the campsite. ...........Photos by Liz Brown.

Camping Trip to Vallecito Stage Station County Park, April 16-17, 2005

A small group of campers met on Saturday afternoon to enjoy the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Long time camper, Dan Taylor, Belize (1986-88) organized one night at Vallecito Stage Station County Park.

Vallecito is a quiet alternative to some of the busier desert campgrounds. This historical spot, first visited by east coast travelers in 1859 made for a wonderful place for friends to meet and enjoy a sunny day.


Left: FIsh Hook Cactus Right: Prickly pear cactus bloom. ........Photos by Liz Brown

Day visitors stopped by to enjoy the heat (and bugs). We thank them for coming with delicious provisions and enjoyed their company. Towards the end of the day a few campers went for a short hike several miles up the road from camp. A few final blooming cactus were still out for naturalists to enjoy. After the hike, campers went to the nearby hot springs at Agua Caliente County Park. Here campers were able to soak and enjoy the natural thermal pools under the stars and moon.


More relaxing around the campsite............ Photo by Liz Brown

Campers prepared a delicious potluck meal, thanks again to Brenda for bringing so many supplies and tasty treats. Stories reminiscing about peace corps projects and life around the fire closed out a wonderful evening. We hope that more SDPCA members and their families will join us again next year for this annual camping trip. No doubt, Dan will choose another wonderful spot for us all to enjoy and explore.

–Elizabeth Brown, Tonga (2001-2003)


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Cottonwood Park in Encinitas for SDPC A Social on April 10, 2005


RPCVs, friends, families and nominees gathered for an international potlluck in the park.


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The fact that people become heroes and sheroes can be credited to their ability to identify and empathize with “the other.”
– Dr. Maya Angelou

From the President...

Great Stuff Continues!

Greetings to all. We have had a busy winter/spring of social and Board activities, despite the rains. The gathering at UCSD on March 6th sponsored by SDPCA, the LA Recruiting Office and NPCA was a wonderful meet-and-greet opportunity. SDPCA was well-represented and our info table was swamped with interested RPCV’s and nominees. NPCA put on an advocacy training prior to the event and Gaddi Vasquez, Director of Peace Corps, concluded the afternoon with a talk about the state and future of the Peace Corps. And those North County folk have been busy and enjoying themselves.

Please review the calendar of events in this newsletter or on the website. Our annual meeting is May 22. This is the meeting where everything happens! We elect Board members for the next round, we present our annual Global Awareness Award, we sell raffle tickets for amazing prizes (this year we have all sorts of good stuff) and we eat really good food prepared by you—and there’s always some sort of unanticipated something or other that happens!
The organization is always in need of new Board participation so step forward and be counted; the Global Awareness Award is being granted to the Peace Resource Center, which is a community clearinghouse of information on peace and social justice issues and activities, and I am going to win the trip to Hawaii.
As always, we need your support and participation to continue moving forward and building an energetic organization.
–Greg Pancoast, Costa Rica (1985-86)


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Board Meetings 1/12 & 2/9/05

Minutes

In Attendance: Liz Brown, Jesse Santos, Lynn Jarrett, Frank Yates, Gregg Pancoast, Nikol Shaw, Kristen Slanina, and Brenda Terry-Hahn attended both meetings. Marjory Clyne attended in March and Sigmund Penn attended in April.

Minutes were approved as amended.

President’s Report: See committee reports.

Financial Report: Frank reported balances and provided a detailed statement of income and expenses. An attempted Fiscal Review was conducted by Gregg, Frank, and Ted Finkel on February 21, 2005. Frank is committed to finding, organizing, and bringing to the May meeting all financial records and documents in his possession; the documents will be kept at Marjory’s house for the time being. Jesse will develop the 2005-2006 budget guidelines and distribute via email for committee review. Committees are to review and discuss from 6:00 PM to 7:00PM at the May Board Meeting.

Membership: Lynn reported that the SDPCA membership is at 148 current, 47 past due, totaling 195. NPCA membership is at 85 current, 34 past due, totaling 119. There are currently 24 free members. Brenda, Marjory, and Lynn have formed a Membership Development Committee to organize the distribution of membership updates and information as well as development of membership.

Community Action: Jesse to exchange information with Brenda about Nativity Preparatory Academy and the possibility of SDPCA members tutoring students. Jesse organized an April trail maintenance event in Encinitas in conjunction with REI.

Fundraising: No report.

Global Awards: The committee approved $1,355.00 for the March 2005 round of ISF Grant Projects in Nicaragua, Senegal, and Suriname Three projects were selected to receive funding are as follows:

$500--Nicaragua Medicinal Plant and Vegetable Garden PCV Katie Delahunty
$375---Senegal, Schoolhouse, PCV David Gehl
$480--Suriname, School Renovation, PCVs Dean & Jamie Schumacher

The Global Awareness Award will be presented at the May Annual Meeting.

Communications: Our next newsletter deadline is 06/10/05.
Social: Past and present activities are covered in newsletter stories.

Speaker’s Bureau: The next PCLA-SDPCA Panel will be June 11th at the Mission Valley Library from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. The topic will be Women in the Peace Corps.

Old Business: None

New Business: Lynn would like to discuss the current phone tree procedures at the next meeting and possibly establish a new procedure for the 2005-2006 Board.

Next Meeting: 6:00 PM, 5/4/05, at the home of Marjory Clyne. The budget discussion will start at 6:00 PM, followed by the Board Meeting at 7:00 PM. All RPCVs are welcome to attend.
–Nikol Shaw, Mauritania (1999-2001)


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June Community Action:
Water Station for 2005
Rock n’ Roll Marathon

When: Sunday, June 5, 2005 ~5am-1pm
Where: Water Station #10

We’re on for the Rock n’ Roll Marathon again this year, raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, We have water station #10 (mid-race) @ Morena Blvd at mile 14.8 (across from Rosario’s pizza place). We’ll work with Alpha Xi (sorority) and North County Islanders. All participants get passes to the post-race concert at Coors Amphitheatre.

Contact Jesse Santos at: community@sdpca.org

About the Marathon, from: http://rnrmarathon.com/
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in San Diego is the fifth-largest marathon in the country and eighth largest in the world and annually sells out with 20,000 runners and walkers taking part each year. Over 40 bands play live music on 26 stages and 2,000 cheerleaders compete for the “Spirit on the Course” award.

This highlight on the San Diego calendar produces an annual total direct economic impact of $45 million (net) while the marathon’s official charity, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, has raised an astounding $84.6 million (net) for research and patient services in the last seven years.

–Jesse Santos, Papua New Guinea (1998-2000)


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Both Gandhi and my husband understood that the great advantage of nonviolence is that its success does not depend on the integrity of political leaders. It depends on the courage and committment of people of goodwill. –Coretta King

WANTED: Old Suitcases
The International Rescue Committee is developing an exhibit on refugees that is a combination of oral histories with photos and mementos which will tell the story of how they got to San Diego from their country of origin.

We have received funding from the California Council for the Humanities for the project but we need what money can’t buy –old suitcases! The older the better. We are looking for 16 suitcases, preferably hard case, to use to display our project. Old, beat up, weathered – doesn’t matter, we want it.

If you have such a suitcase taking up space in your closet, please make a donation! Better yet, your donation is tax deductible. If you can help, please contact me at 619-641-7510, ext 249 or sharond@theirc.org.

Thank you!
–Sharon (Kennedy) Darrough - Thailand (1989-91)

 

The PC Palate

• Saigon
...4455 El Cajon Blvd., City Heights, 619.284.4215

Free parking in adjacent lot. Decor is no-nonsense Formica tables, but the dining room is full of happy Vietnamese families dining on traditional, delicious cuisine, including lots of seafood dishes and a few vegetarian ones as well. They are anxious to please, so feel free to ask questions about dishes if you wish.

A dieter’s heaven, this cuisine is very low-fat and healthy with lots of fresh vegetables. Inexpensive, very good service, open 7 days.

• Studio Diner
...4701 Ruffin Road, Kearny Mesa, 858.715.6400
...http://www.studiodiner.com
...........(photo right from site)
I was outvoted by companion RPCV’s when I said this column should stick to ethnic cultural dining, thereby omitting this movie buff hangout. Hollywood is culture, sort of,!? and such responses. Look for a very shiny aluminum airstream-trailer-shaped restaurant. [How much more ethnic 20’s Americana can one get? -Ed] Built by a studio magnate for actual shoots so the staff could eat close to the lot.

Park for free in immediate and adjacent lots. Food is good and VERY American-Hollywood, with special movie names for certain dishes. View out the back windows and deck is excellent. Inexpensive, very good service.
–Brenda Terry-Hahn, Nepal (1964-66
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Tongan Recipe – ‘Otai (Watermelon Drink)
With summer around the corner, I have started to share this traditional summer drink with friends and family. In Tonga, this was the only way to share an entire watermelon or pineapple with a family of 8 or more.

1 Pineapple
1⁄2 Watermelon
Coconut Cream
Fresh grated coconut (if desired)
2 T. sugar or more to taste
1 cup water
2-3 mangos (if desired)

Grate the pineapple into a large container. Finely scrape the watermelon and the juice into the pineapple. Grate mangos into same mixture if desired. Sprinkle with sugar.
Add coconut cream to taste. Usually 1⁄2 of a can of coconut cream is sufficient, but for a richer taste, use the entire can. Dilute the mixture with one cup of water. Add grated coconut if desired.
Chill and serve. ‘Otai may be made with any fruit, mangos and mandarins adapt to this recipe particularly well.
–Elizabeth Brown, Kingdom of Tonga (2001-03)


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Welcome, New Members!

SDPCA extends a warm welcome to our newest members. We’ve seen some of you at events already and we want all of you to get involved in our activities. Let us hear from you! And contact us so that we might help you as well.

  • Rebecca Outlaw, Western Samoa, 1989-1991, Teacher, Carlsbad, CA
  • Marilyn Olson, Senegal, 1964-1964, Adult Exercise Instructor, La Jolla, CA
  • Lindsay Watts, Kazakhstan, 2002-2004, Environmental Education, La Jolla, CA
  • Kim Kohler, Guatemala, 2001-2003, Agriculture-Sustainability, San Diego, CA
  • Kara Gober, Lesotho, 2001-2004, Environmental Education and Community Economics, Escondido, CA
  • Amber Trzinski, Guatemala, 2001-2003, Agriculture Marketing, San Diego, CA
  • Lisa Rivera, Ukraine, 2002-2004, Business Development, San Diego, CA
  • Kathleen Hogan, Guatemala, 2002-2004, Rural Youth at Risk, Imperial Beach, CA
  • Patsy Loughboro, South Africa, 2001-2002, Education, Fallbrook, CA
  • Jessica Norton, Mozambique, 2002-2004, English Teacher Trainer, Escondido, CA
  • Ron Wolwowicz, Tanzania, 2002-2004, Teacher, San Diego, CA
  • Kara Potter, Burkina Faso, 2002-2004, Teacher, San Diego, CA
  • Adam Norikane, Senegal, 2001-2003, Agroforestry, San Diego, CA
  • Carrie Vogelsang, Dominican Republic, 2002-2004, IT Education, San Diego, CA
  • Rachael Cleghorn, Honduras, 2003-2005, Municipal Development, Rural Tourism Development, Ingleside, TX
  • Mary Ellen Seaver, Ivory Coast, 1976-1978, San Diego

–Lynn Jarrett, Ukraine (2001-2003)


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Letter to the Editor...

Hi!

I’m the non-PC husband of Stephanie Mood (Tunisia, ‘67-’69) & read your list of tsunami relief organizations. You should add Surfrider Foundation, whose effort is spearheaded by Gary Siroka, local San Diegan who’s risen rapidly to a position of real influence & authority in the organization, & is in charge of relief over there. Surfers are specially concerned & involved as many have gone on surf safaris to Indonesia, & particularly Sumatra.

Stephanie & I ourselves spent a week on the Indian Ocean side of Sumatra in ‘88. So add Surfrider to your list.

Thanks!
John Mood

Thanks for your input!
You can see what we added online. Not only San Diego Surfrider, but National and Australia as well... Ed.


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Newsletter Credits

Pacific Waves is published six times a year by the San Diego PeaceCorps Association which is fully responsible for its content. Except for copyrighted material, articles may be reprinted without permission with credit to the SDPCA.

Contributions are encouraged: e-mailed text file on disk- Mac preferred, or typed copy.

Please send to Editor, SDPCA, P.O. Box 26565, San Diego, CA 92196 or e-mail: newseditor@sdpca.org

Editor
Liz Brown

Layout / Production
Don Beck

Contributors this issue are:
Ellen Shively, Brenda Terry-Hahn, Rudy Sovinee, Nikol Shaw, Kristen Slanina, Marjory Clyne, Liz Brown, Jesse Santos, Lynn Jarrett, Gregg Pancoast, John Mood

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