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Cumhuriyet Bayram Dinners 2014
It's almost that time of year again when we gather at various locations around the US to celebrate Cumhuriyet Bayram and each other's company.  Plans are to hold dinners in the states or areas listed below but those plans have not been finalized for many of the Bayram Dinners.  To receive the latest updates and contacts for each dinner, contact Sandy Anderson at 410-586-3090, or at TurkeyDost@aol.com.

MAINE/NEW HAMPSHIRE: TBD – To be determined. 

MASSACHUSETTS/NEW ENGLAND: TBD – To be determined. 

NEW YORK CITY: TBD – To be determined. 

WASHINGTON, DC: Sunday, November 2, 5:30-8:00, at Kazan Restaurant, 6813 Redmond Drive, McLean, VA, 703-734-1960. $50. Contact Linda Scheffer. 

NORTH CAROLINA/SOUTH CAROLINA: TBD – To be determined. 

FLORIDA: Saturday, October 25 or Sunday, November 2, 12:30 at the Bosphorus Restaurant, 108 South Park Ave., Winter Park, 407-644-8609. Contact  Paul Kirwan or Lynda Özgür. 

WISCONSIN: Date to be determined.  Meet 5:30 at the Whitesel’s home, then group will move to Olivia Restaurant, 751 N. Highpoint Road, Madison, 608-831-7776.  Please contact Russ and Liz Whitesel or Ephraim Frankel.  

OHIO: TBD – To be determined. 

KANSAS: Saturday, October 26, Time to be Determined. Potluck at the home of Susan (McHenry) Holm and 
David Wexler. Contact Susan Holm.
 
WASHINGTON:  Saturday, October 25, 4:00, potluck at the home of Dale & Ruth Hultengren, Please RSVP. 
Contact  Dale & Ruth Hultengren. 

OREGON/SOUTHERN WASHINGTON: TBD – To be determined.

Peace Corps' 50 Anniversary & Arkadaslar Global Reunion
 Sept 22-25, 2011

Photos from Reunion

Here are some interesting statistics on Arkadaslar attendance at the Arkadaslar Global Reunion.  The three charts sorted (1) by group (2) by percentage, and (3) by attendance.  Thanks, Sandy Anderson!

Reunion Percentages of Attendance  

Group

Total

Attendees

%

1

30

18

0.60

2

61

19

0.31

3

27

4

0.15

4

138

41

0.30

5

54

15

0.28

6

25

7

0.28

7

25

1

0.04

8

174

36

0.21

9

53

16

0.30

10

37

16

0.43

11

5

0

0.00

12

77

17

0.22

13

65

15

0.23

14

22

1

0.05

15

87

8

0.09

16

151

14

0.09

17

58

12

0.21

Total

1089

240

0.22

 
Greatest percentage of each group 

Group

Total

Attendees

%

1

30

18

0.60

10

37

16

0.43

2

61

19

0.31

4

138

41

0.30

9

53

16

0.30

5

54

15

0.28

6

25

7

0.28

13

65

15

0.23

12

77

17

0.22

8

174

36

0.21

17

58

12

0.21

3

27

4

0.15

15

87

8

0.09

16

151

14

0.09

14

22

1

0.05

7

25

1

0.04

11

5

0

0.00

Total

1089

240

0.22

 
Greatest Attendance 

Group

Total

Attendees

%

4

138

41

0.30

8

174

36

0.21

2

61

19

0.31

1

30

18

0.60

12

77

17

0.22

10

37

16

0.43

9

53

16

0.30

5

54

15

0.28

13

65

15

0.23

16

151

14

0.09

17

58

12

0.21

15

87

8

0.09

6

25

7

0.28

3

27

4

0.15

14

22

1

0.05

7

25

1

0.04

11

5

0

0.00

Total

1089

240

0.22

These Arkadaslar hosted house parties for Peace Corps' 50th anniversary in the spring of 2011:
Little Rock, AR (72211) / Connie Wardell (Turkey ’68) T-13
Fort Bragg, CA (95437) / Pat Long (Turkey ’64) T-4
Murray, KY (42071) / Martin Tracy (Turkey ’67) T-8
Cherry Hill, NJ (08034) / Anne Hearn (Turkey ’65) T-2
Alexandria, VA (22314) / Douglas Shifflet (Turkey ’66) T-5
Bristol, VA / Kenneth Marion (Turkey ’67) T-8
Eau Claire, WI (54701) / Ginny Close (Turkey ’67) T-10


In Istanbul:
Istanbul, Turkey / Maura Kelly (Lesotho ’93)

RPCV Open House/Expo:  In Southern Maryland on March 5 in the Prince Fredrick Library.  It had 12 presenters.  Librarians said 100 people stopped by:six were planning to apply to Peace Corps; two sets were parents of current volunteers, one distraught mother was afraid of her daughter's going to a country that might have some turbulence, and other people with some connection to Peace Corps or foreign dreams.  For photos go to Prince Frederick Library website.  For a published article with stories of 6 of those participating: Bay Weekly. " It was a lot of fun," reported Sandy Anderson (T-13).  

 Those of you who sponsored house parties might want to share with us if it’s convenient.


Southern Maryland RPCV Open House/Expo in the Prince Fredrick Library
Sandy Anderson (T-13)


 

©Arkadaslar
09/02/14