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Sophia Weinmann
  • Female
  • Cleveland, OH
  • United States
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Sophia Weinmann's Friends

  • Joseph Edward Staviscak
  • Amy E. Moniot

Sophia Weinmann's Discussions

Funding for RPCVs?

Hey NORVA--I was an agriculture PCV in Guinea from 2012-2014 and until recently lived in Cleveland. I'm currently a graduate student at the University of Montana working on my masters in…Continue

Started Feb 18, 2016

Seeking Sierra Leone RPCV

Hi all--I'm a returned volunteer from Guinea who is looking for a RPCV who has experience in Sierra Leone and preferably speaks Krio or another local language. We need somebody to help coordinate…Continue

Started Dec 29, 2014

 

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Latest Activity

Sophia Weinmann might attend Charity Rose McDonald's event

Cultural Dinner - Empress Taytu at Cleveland

June 12, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm
Join fellow NORVA members and friends of Peace Corps at an upcoming cultural dinner at Empress Taytu. Please RSVP so we can make an accurate reservation. Hope to see you there!See More
yesterday
Sophia Weinmann is attending Charity Rose McDonald's event

Cultural Dinner - Banana Blossom at Ohio City

July 11, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm
Join fellow NORVA members and friends of Peace Corps at an upcoming cultural dinner at Banana Blossom. Please RSVP so we can make an accurate reservation. Hope to see you there!See More
yesterday
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March in Cleveland Pride Parade at Downtown Cleveland

June 2, 2018 from 11am to 1pm
Show your support for Cleveland's LGBTQ community by marching with Peace Corps and NORVA. We will meet at 11 am, march at noon, and enjoy the festivities together afterwards. Bring your friends, family, signs, and banners!**Please RSVP**See More
yesterday
Charity Rose McDonald is attending Sophia Weinmann's event

Outreach at Cleveland Asian Festival at Asia Town

May 19, 2018 from 11am to 7pm
The Cleveland Asian Festival is a grassroots festival that highlight Cleveland’s AsiaTown, Diversity, and Asian Culture in Northeast Ohio. There will be traditional food, dancing, and games for all ages. Join us in doing community outreach and volunteer recruitment at the Peace Corps and NORVA table. If you're available, please RSVP with a two-hour shift you're able to cover. See More
May 6
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Apr 20
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Peace Corps Tabling at Cleveland State at Cleveland State University

March 2, 2018 from 10am to 4pm
I'll be hosting an info table at the Cleveland State Career fair this Friday from 10-4. I'd love to have another RPCV assist me at the event. If you are available and interested in participating let me know, and I'll send you the details. E-mail me at sweinmann@peacecorps.govSee More
Mar 27
Sophia Weinmann is attending Amy E. Moniot's event
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Peace Garden Clean Up Day & Potluck Picnic at Cleveland Cultural Gardens

April 28, 2018 from 12pm to 4pm
Join NORVA members and others in the Peace Building Community to get the Garden of Peace for All Nations ready for spring! Let's start with a potluck picnic at 12:00 and get down to the real work by 1:00. We'll be cleaning up winter debris, planting spring flowers and managing any repairs or cleaning to permanent structures. PLEASE bring any gardening tools you have! Some will be available for you to borrow, but we won't have enough for everyone. We are also looking for those with connections…See More
Feb 8
Sophia Weinmann is attending Amy E. Moniot's event
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Annual Meeting and Bylaws Amendment Vote at The Lowery House

April 15, 2018 from 4pm to 5:30pm
IMPORTANT! Please attend! This year, we will be voting as a membership to amend our bylaws. The draft of the new bylaws will be available via the website in the "Share" tab for your review prior to the meeting. Please direct any questions to Amy Moniot, Co-President at aemoniot@gmail.com. We will also be electing new board members to several positions.  A full slate of nominees will be presented after the January board meeting. All nominations must be received by the board by Jan. 18, 2018 in…See More
Feb 8
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Nominee and Invitee Send-Off Party! at The Lowery House

April 15, 2018 from 2pm to 4pm
Join us to welcome the next generation of Peace Corps nominees and invitees into the fold before they set off to begin training. We have invited all prospective volunteers in the application process to spend time with returned volunteers to get some advice about setting out and learn about how NORVA can support them in their service. Food will be served at 2:00. The event will close at 4:00 when we will transition into the annual meeting including the election of new board members and bylaws…See More
Feb 7
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Happy Dog Takes on the World: Terrorism, Conflict, and Crises of Leadership in Africa at Happy Dog

December 12, 2017 from 7:30pm to 8:45pm
Join myself and other RPCV's at the Happy Dog for an evening of education and good food. The event is sponsored by the Cleveland Council on World Affairs. See More
Nov 26, 2017
Sophia Weinmann might attend Amy E. Moniot's event
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RPCV Lunch with Case Western Reserve University at Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern

October 20, 2017 from 12:30pm to 2pm
Calling all RPCVs at Case Western Reserve University!We know you're out there, furiously working away and wishing you had time to connect with the RPCV network in Cleveland. So we're bringing the network to you! Join us for an informal lunch with RPCV students, staff, faculty and alumni. We'll meet at the Happy Dog so you can zip right over. You have to eat anyway, might as well do it with us! See More
Oct 4, 2017
Sophia Weinmann might attend Amy E. Moniot's event

Passport Party with Cleveland Council on World Affairs and Global Cleveland at Market Garden Brewery

October 12, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm
Join travel-minded Clevelanders in celebrating all that our adventures have brought into our lives! Cleveland Council on World Affairs and Global Cleveland have teamed up to bring the Passport Party, a celebration of travel. Have a friend or family member who you've been trying to convince to get a passport? Bring them! We'll have passport applications available with seasoned globetrotters on hand to help plan that first international adventure. Appetizers provided, cash bar. See More
Oct 4, 2017
Sophia Weinmann is attending Amy E. Moniot's event

Cultural Music Night! at The Bop Stop

October 3, 2017 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Join us for an amazing night of Malian music with Yacouba Sissoko, master kora player and husband of former NORVA co-president, Miranda Lange! Yacouba is a masterful performer, engaging audiences with beautiful music that tells the stories of his homeland, Mali. He will be playing at Cleveland's Bop Stop, a historic jazz club in the Ohio City neighborhood on October 3. We hope to see you there, it's guaranteed to be a magical evening! You must purchase tickets directly from the Bop Stop, but…See More
Sep 16, 2017
Sophia Weinmann is attending Amy E. Moniot's event
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Quarterly Board Meeting at 883 Spicers Lane Sagamore Hills Oh 44067

October 18, 2017 from 7pm to 8pm
All members are welcome to join the board as we hear an update from each position and plan our activities for the quarter. We'll be meeting at Bob Radl's home in Sagamore Hills this time. The address is 883 Spicers Lane Sagamore Hills Oh 44067. We'll start at 7:00 and hope to be through the complete agenda by 8:00. Please feel free to bring a snack or drink to share! See More
Sep 16, 2017
Sophia Weinmann is attending Amy E. Moniot's event

Picnic in the Peace Garden of the Nations at The Garden of Peace for All Nations

September 21, 2017 from 6pm to 7:30pm
September 21 is the U.N. International Day of Peace so, while we have a long way to go, let's celebrate anyway! We have recently made a connection with the Peace Garden of the Nations in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens. Bring a fall picnic and spend some time with others dedicated to peace. The location is a little tricky to find. The garden is at the corner of E. 99th and East Blvd. Google Maps uses these coordinates for it:…See More
Sep 1, 2017
Sophia Weinmann is attending Angela Lowery's event

World Refugee Day Picnic at Edgewater Park

June 18, 2016 from 1pm to 4pm
In honor of World Refugee Day (on June 20) the Refugee Services Collaborative of Greater Cleveland (RSC) is hosting a community picnic on the beautiful shores of Lake Erie at the Edgewater Kite field. The picnic is a family-friendly event with games, authentic foods from around the world and more! The RSC welcomes its friends and neighbors to join in on Saturday, June 18 from 1 PM – 4 PM and to bring a dish to share and meet new friends. The RSC needs volunteers! If you are interested in…See More
Jun 8, 2016

Profile Information

Peace Corps affiliation.
RPCV
Where did you serve and when did you serve in Peace Corps?
Guinea 2012-2014
What are your interests and how would you like to be involved with NORVA?
I'm a recently returned RPCV looking to swap stories and eat good food with fellow RPCV's.
What keeps you busy these days?
reading, running, yoga, catching up on all pop culture I missed during my service

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At 9:49am on September 12, 2014, Benjamin Gascoigne said…

Sophia, welcome to the NORVA website! I hope to see you at a NORVA another event soon.

 
 
 

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