Join CAPCA for our Monthly Happy Hour in the Loop! Wednesday, May 15, 2013! 5:30-8:00 Plymouth Rooftop Bar 327 S. Plymouth Ct. Chicago –> Red/Blue line @ Jackson or Brown/Orange/Purple/Pink @ Library (Always the 3rd Wednesday of the Month) . . . → Read More: May Happy Hour!
Today is National Day of Action, a time to show your support for the Peace Corps by reaching out to your local lawmakers. Visit the National Peace Corps Association web site for samples of letters you can send. Encourage support for a project to commemorate the Peace Corps in Washington, D.C. and restoration of Peace [...] . . . → Read More: National Day of Action is Here
Closely coinciding with the March 1 anniversary of President Kennedy’s 1961 Executive Order which established the Peace Corps, the Day of Action is the one time of the year when NPCA calls upon members of the Peace Corps community to take a few minutes out of their busy lives to reach out to members of [...] . . . → Read More: Annual National Day of Action is February 28
Join us for Pho and Convo! Its been a while since we’ve had a monthly dinner so come on out! Pho Lily 5100 N Broadway, Chicago 6:30 pm BYOB! Near the Argyle Red Line stop. Let us know you are coming–email@example.com . . . → Read More: CAPCA Dinner: March 6th at 6:30 at Pho Lily
We will be having our monthly Happy Hour at Plymouth Rooftop Bar on February 20th from 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM! The Plymouth Rooftop bar is located at 327 S Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL 60604, on the top floor. Good conversation, networking and RPCV’s! Come if you can and bring a friend! . . . → Read More: February Happy Hour! Plymouth Rooftop Bar – 2/20/2013
Volunteer with CAPCA! February 21st or February 28th Game Night with Esperanza Community Services Join us at one of Esperanza’s supported living homes for a super fun house party! Socialize with residents, play board games or a few hands of Uno, or enjoy a movie. This is a great chance to build new friendships! 6:30-8:30 pm 4221 N Kedvale [...] . . . → Read More: February Volunteer Opportunity: Game Night with Esperanza, Two dates to choose from!
THIS IS AN EVENT NOT TO MISS!! Come join us for one of our most popular projects–Winterizing! Chicago Area Peace Corps Association (CAPCA) and H.O.M.E. (Housing Opportunities and Maitenance for the Elderly) are joining to winterize low-income senior homes on the South Side–. What: We will be installing window insulation throughout seniors homes on Chicago’s South Side with HOME. When: [...] . . . → Read More: CAPCA’s Annual Winterization Service Project–This Saturday, December 8th!
Join RPCVs from around Chicago for our Holiday Potluck dinner! Bring a dish from your country of service. Salads, appetizers, main dishes and desserts are all welcome. Please be mindful that some members have medical or dietary restrictions – they might ask questions about the ingredients. BYOB and/or juices, sodas, etc. CAPCA will supply the paper [...] . . . → Read More: CAPCA’s Annual Holiday Potluck
Maureen Orth (Colombia 1964-66) and Michael McCaskey (Ethiopia 1965-67) will lead the “What can you do for your country” discussion during the Chicago Humanities Festival at 4 p.m. on Sat., Nov. 3. Michael McCaskey was the president of the Chicago Bears from 1983 to 1999 and as that organization’s chairman until 2011. He is an [...] . . . → Read More: 2 RPCVs to participate in Chicago Humanities Festival discussion
CAPCA is planning a visit to the National Museum of Mexican Art to view the Day of the Dead (Dia De Los Muertos) show on Sunday, November 11 at 3 p.m. The show features alters and art work by artists remembering their loved ones. Admission is free. The address is 1852 W. 19th Street in [...] . . . → Read More: Visit to the Day of the Dead Show at the National Museum of Mexican Art