Cumhuriyet Bayram Dinners 2015
Join your local Bayram
Dinner this year! We’re taking pictures to include in the upcoming
directory. We’re encouraging each group to use this chance to gather. And
we’re experimenting with selling and buying our Turkish items. Haydi gel!
Sunday, November 1, 1:30, Mediterranean Grill, 10 School Street, Freeport,
ME, 207-865-1688. RSVP George and Cathy Wilson.
Sunday, October 25, 1:00, Anyone wanting to get together for the Bayram at
the Family Restaurant, 305 Washington Street, Brookline MA, 617-277-4466,
should email Suzanne Rom by October 20.
Sunday, November1, 12:00 – 3:00, Peri Ela Restaurant
1361 Lexington Ave. (90th—91st St.), NYC,
212-410-4300. RSVP Barbara Bryan.
Sunday, November 1, 5:30-8:00, at Kazan Restaurant, 6813 Redmond Drive,
McLean, VA, 703-734-1960. $55. RSVP Linda Scheffer.
NORTH CAROLINA/SOUTH CAROLINA:
TBA. RSVP to Jordan Scepanski.
Sunday, November 1, 1:00 at the Bosphorus Restaurant, 108 South Park Ave.,
Winter Park, 407-644-8609. RSVP Paul Kirwan, or Lynda Özgür.
Saturday, November 7, 5:00, hors d’oeuvres at the home of Russ & Liz
Whitesel, Madison. Dinner at 7:00, Olivia Restaurant, 751 N. High Point Rd.,
Madison, 608-831-7776. RSVP Russ & Liz Whitesel.
Saturday, October 24, 6:00 at Anatolian Café, 2270 Lee Road, Cleveland
Heights, 216-321-4400. RSVP Cathy or Ron McCutcheon.
RSVP to Susan (McHenry) Holm.
Saturday, October 24, 4:00, potluck at the home of Dale & Ruth Hultengren.
RSVP Dale & Ruth.
Thursday, November 15, 4:00 potluck at the home of Bob & Sylva Staab. RSVP
if you have any questions.
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
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
Istanbul, Turkey / Maura Kelly (Lesotho ’93)
RPCV Open House/Expo:
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:
" 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.