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Around town for Monday, March 30 Leone: Stories from West Africa in the year of ebola, 7 p.m., Norther Lighter church, 11th street, Downtown. Hosted by Juneau Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who served in Sierra Leone. Free of charge.
My Turn: A common neighbor as legislator

...residents, McGuan embraced that group's "learning by doing" ideal by spending two years in Bolivia as a Peace Corps volunteer. Then he returned to Juneau, worked through the International Brotherhood of Electrical Worker's apprenticeship...
After 25 years and a civil war: Sierra Leone on the rise

I left my village of Kangahun in the eastern part of Sierra Leone 25 years ago after serving two years as a Peace Corps volunteer. Kangahun was accessible primarily on foot on a barely passable road that coursed up and down through the Gori Hills...
Juneau's Schroeder to receive Women of Achievement award volunteer with Amnesty International working to end apartheid in South Africa, and served two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in India as a village health educator. She has also worked in Nepal for two years on family planning and women's...
Schroeder honored with 2 awards

...returned for another two years soon thereafter, strengthening their ties while she worked as a counselor for Peace Corps volunteers. Schroeder said they returned for a visit in February.After completing her master's program, she entered a...
PCV Profiles: A different time in Afghanistan

...Jerry Smetzer might think differently. He was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Kandahar, Afghanistan during a time of peace in...not on a tour of duty as many see it today.Peace Corps Volunteers find themselves in countries across the globe, though...
Peace Corps Profile: A new world in Honduras

...Fellman spent two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in San Marcos, Ocotepeque...abroad. He was also a Peace Corps volunteer, in Mali, Africa, and I was...has on a community as a Peace Corps Volunteer. "Do I think I made a tangible...
3rd goal: Bringing it back home

...and stories for Juneau Peace Corps Volunteers to share with the community...saying 'I want you to be a Peace Corps Volunteer,' it's more just being able...the experiences of other Peace Corps Volunteers, and to get to know people...
Peace Corps Profile: Lessons taught and learned in Cambodia

...highlight for Kohan. Fresh to the country, Peace Corps Volunteers were all assigned to live with host families, with their history." she said. Being a Peace Corps Volunteer, it seems, doesn't end once the term is over...
Bill nails fraudulent PFD filers

...convicted. House Bill 205 also would allow Peace Corps volunteers to collect dividend checks. The volunteers were...legislators voted against the bill Friday, saying Peace Corps volunteers forfeit their dividend checks when they choose to...


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