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On November 12, 2015, NORVA hosted its biennial fundraiser, Soups of the World, at the NASH (National Slovenian Home). Guests were greeted to the event by tables full of beautiful handmade bowls made by local artist Sandy Miller ready for guests to pick up and fill with soups from all over the world. The tables were beautifully arranged and decorated by returned volunteers with souvenirs from their service.…Continue
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WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 16, 2014 – The Peace Corps today released its 2014 rankings of the top volunteer-producing states and metropolitan areas across the country. This year, Washington state jumped to the No. 3 spot for total volunteers and volunteers per capita, with 320 residents currently serving and 4.6 out of every 100,000 residents in service. Washington is the first state ever in Peace Corps’…Continue
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NOVRA support RPCVs interested in transferring their Peace Corps experiences to graduate school. Right near by, Bowling Green State University (BGSU) is a public university in Northwest Ohio that has partnered with the Peace Corps to create 14 Paul D. Coverdell Fellows programs on campus. Most RPCVs accepted to the programs as Fellows receive partial or full…Continue
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Volunteers and their families share share El Salvadorian culture eating at September's ethnic dinner.
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NORVA members rose early to support the Cleveland Marathon, handing out water at the water stop at Franklin and 65th!
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NORVA welcomed the newest members of the Peace Corps family, at their Nomination Party last Tuesday evening. Invitees, Nominees, Returned Volunteers and families mingled at Bottlehouse Brewery celebrating the new nominations. Those getting ready to leave gained valuable advice from the RPCVs in attendance, and RPCVs were able to share their stories, and insights about service.
Immediately following the party, NORVA members gathered to celebrate achievements in 2013 and get…Continue
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