In conjunction with our satellite dinners around Chicagoland we will also be collecting warm clothing for Refugee and Immigrant Services of Heartland Alliance. Key needs include: coats for toddlers through young adults. coats for adults, particularly for women and smaller sizes because the dominant source of refugees this year are from Burma, Iraq and Bhutan. gloves [...] . . . → Read More: September 22: Satellite Dinners + Heartland Alliance Donations
July 2011 Regional RPCV Career Event: Chicago, IL Wednesday, July 13, 2011 LocationRalph H. Metcalfe Federal Building, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604 Time 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Description Returned Volunteer Services is coming back to Chicago! At this FREE event, you will practice telling your professional Peace Corps story to a variety of audiences, connect with [...] . . . → Read More: RPCV Job Fair July 13, 2011
Monday, April 11 · 5:30pm - 9:00pm 325 N. Jefferson (On-street parking available. Parking lot a block away. CTA down the street) Chicago, IL Join the Chicago Area Peace Corps Association for its annual spring silent auction as we continue to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Peace Corps. Come for Happy Hour ($5 Skyy drink specials!) and stay for the fun! View Larger [...] . . . → Read More: Spring Soiree and Silent Auction!
Join us for a Thailand themed CAPCA Dinner at Thai Classic Restaurant on March 31st at 7:00pm. . . . → Read More: Thailand Themed March Dinner
This month’s CAPCA Monthly Dinner is at Cumin in Wicker Park! Cumin – Nepalese Cuisine 1414 N. Milwaukee View Larger Map http://www.cumin-chicago.com The dinner is on February 23, 2011 from 6pm- 8:30pm . Agenda is open to all who have something to share! . Order what you want from the menu- most items are $12- $14 and there is a full bar too! . Street parking available, [...] . . . → Read More: CAPCA Monthly Dinner!
On March 1st, 1961, John F. Kennedy signed the executive order establishing the Peace Corps. You are invited to celebrate that historic occasion at the Peace Corps 50th Birthday Party on March 1st, 2011 at the Harris Family Hostel on 24 E. Congress Parkway from 5:30pm-8:00pm. . . . → Read More: Peace Corps 50th Birthday Party at Hostelling International!
For Martin Luther King Day (Mon, Jan 17th) CAPCA is going to be participating in TWO events. I hope everyone can sign up for one! Email me if you would like to sign up and I will send you more details. If you cannot attend an event, you can still donate a children’s book or two for the [...] . . . → Read More: CAPCA Service Events for MLK Day!
Save the date for the weekend of January 21, 2011 for our annual ski trip. Everyone is welcome for a full weekend of snow and cheer! More details will follow, please send any questions to bdefilippo at yahoo.com . . . → Read More: Save the Date! CAPCA Camp Vista Cross-Country Skiing Trip!
ST. PAULS UCC CHURCH, 2335 N Orchard, Chicago Tuesday, December 7, 6:00–9:00pm (dinner starts at 6:30) . How To Find St. Pauls Church Saint Pauls UCC is located on the corner of Fullerton Ave and Orchard Street in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago, across Orchard Street east of Children’s Memorial Hospital main campus. Refer to the map. [...] . . . → Read More: CAPCA 2010 Annual Holiday Potluck!
Another great community service opportunity! When: Saturday, Dec. 11th (9 am- noon) Where: Clarendon Park at 4501 N Clarendon Ave. What: REI and volunteers will be packaging and delivering items (gloves, scarves, jackets, etc.) to the homeless who lack winter weather gear More info – http://www.rei.com/event/13079/session/16021 . . . → Read More: Upcoming CAPCA Service Event!