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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
09/12/13