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July 2014

PCVs at Pitchfork Music Festival!

July 18 @ 2:00 pm - July 20 @ 10:00 pm
Union Park,
1502 W Randolph Street, Chicago, IL United States
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Sign up to volunteer with the Peace Corps Office and earn a free day-pass to Pitchfork! The music festival, in Chicago’s West Loop, features a lineup including Beck, Neutral Milk Hotel, St. Vincent, Sun Kill Moon, and dozens of others. Volunteers will help check wristbands, assist the music artists and occasionally pick up trash. The Peace Corps Office will also need help manning a both with information on applying for Peace Corps service. After volunteering, participants will receive a free ticket…

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LGBT Peace Corps Information Session

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hostelling International Downtown Chicago,
24 E. Congress Pkwy., Chicago, IL 60603 United States
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The Peace Corps Office is leading an informational session on Peace Corps service, with a special emphasis on the experiences of LGBT Volunteers. Interested community members will learn more about Peace Corps, how service make a difference in local communities, and what it’s like to be a Volunteer. Share your story! If you are interested in being a presenter at this session, please contact Rok at the Peace Corps Office (312-353-1128).

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Monthly Happy Hour in the Loop

July 16 @ 5:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Third Wednesday of every month
Plymouth Grill Rooftop,
327 South Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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Join us every third Wednesday for Happy Hour between 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Food and drink specials available.

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Free summer concert and picnic

July 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Jay Pritzker Pavillion,
Grant Park, Chicago, IL 60602 United States
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Tyzik and the Grant Park Orchestra pay tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, featuring the sultry voice of Marva Hicks and the hot brass of Byron Stripling. Bring your picnic supplies (blankets, lawn chairs, food – and yes, alcohol is allowed!) Look for the group with the Peace Corps flag.

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LGBT Peace Corps Information Session

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center on Halted – Boardroom,
3656 North Halsted, chicago, IL 60613 United States
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The Peace Corps Office is making a trip to the Center on Halsted to lead a discussion on the experiences of LGBT Volunteers. Community members will learn more about Peace Corps, how service make a difference in local communities, and what it’s like to be a Volunteer. Share your story! If you are interested in being a presenter at this session, please contact Nicole at the Peace Corps Office (312-353-1154).

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Monthly Job Support Sessions

July 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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The second Tuesday of every month
Peace Corps Office,
55 West Monroe, Chicago, IL 60603 United States

CAPCA’s monthly Job Support Sessions are an exceptional resource for professional support and job development. The group meets monthly to discuss employment possibilities, networking, resume building, interview skills and transition issues. Sessions are held at 12pm at the Peace Corps office in downtown Chicago: 55 W Monroe, Suite 450 RSVP is required. Please contact John Beasley. Don’t forget to bring your resume!

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African-Caribbean International Festival of Life

July 3 @ 12:00 pm - July 6 @ 10:00 pm
Union Park,
1502 W Randolph Street, Chicago, IL United States
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Enjoy the Festival of Life, a West Loop celebration of Brazilian, Puerto Rican, Mexican, Haitian, and El Savadorian culture. The 2014 festival is themed “A Carnival of Nations” and features international music, food, sports, and shopping along with acts such as Tito Puente, Jr., son of the iconic Latin Mambo king. The Chicago Peace Corps Office will be offering information at a booth from 12pm to 10pm each day and needs to recruit as many RPCVs as possible to help…

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June 2014

March in the Chicago Pride Parade

June 29 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Montrose & Broadway,
4400 Broadway, Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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Join the Peace Corps Midwest Regional Office to support LGBT rights by marching in the Chicago Pride Parade. We would like to see as many RPCVs as possible to march! To RSVP and get more information, email Nicole or reach her by phone (312) 353 1154.  

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Bike to Work Week Kick-off

June 19 @ 6:30 am - 9:00 am
Bike to Work tent,
Lakefront Trail & Fullerton, Chicago, IL United States
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Celebrate Bike to Work Week with the Chicago Peace Corps Office. RPCVs are welcome to stop by to help out and/or meet with other RPCVs. We will be giving out snacks and water to cyclists along with PC stickers and knick-knacks, at a tent near the Nature Museum. If you are able to help at the table, please contact Rok from the Peace Corps.

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Monthly Happy Hour in the Loop

June 18 @ 5:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Third Wednesday of every month
Plymouth Grill Rooftop,
327 South Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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Join us every third Wednesday for Happy Hour between 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Food and drink specials available.

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