The UM International Center is looking to hire is a Peace Corps *Prep* Graduate Student Advisor* (work-study) to start in *Fall 2019*. In case you are not familiar with Peace Corps Prep, it’s a preparatory certificate program for undergraduate students who are interested in global service, such as Peace Corps, after graduation. You can learn more U-M’s Prep program here https://internationalcenter.umich.edu/abroad/prep.
For more information, contact Kelly Nelson, Senior Program Manager for Global Engagement and Education Abroad International Center, (734) 20647-2299.
This Saturday is our biggest fundraiser for SEMIRPCV during the year. On May 11th, this Saturday, we will be part of the Pleasant Ridge Community Wide Garage Sale, 43 Ridge Road, Pleasant Ridge, 9:00 a.m. – 4 p.m. All of the proceeds go towards funding projects, mainly projects initiated by current Michigan PCVs.
Please join us at the Woods on Friday starting at 9:00 am to price items. Come when you can and go when you need to. No parking on the street, but you can find parking on the street just west of the house or in the school lot to the south of the house.
Please let Cheryl or Carol know if you can come on Friday or Saturday at 313-341-9355.
Thanks to Macomb Community College students, we are getting a new logo. We hosted a competition. There were 25 entries. Here are the top three designs. Winners received a small cash prize, a certificate, SEMIRPCV calendar, and an invitation to an ethnic dinner. All participants received certificates of appreciation.
Join us Saturday, April 13, 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. as SEMIRPCV helps people in need. Focus: HOPE, Central Warehouse, 1200 – B, Oakman Blvd, Detroit MI 48238. Parking is available inside the gated lot at Oakman Blvd and 14th Street.
We will be creating food boxes for distribution to senior citizens. This is a moderately physical activity. Long periods of active moving and standing are required. Kids between the ages of 14-17 are permitted with an adult.
Host: Cheryl Bukoff, 313-341-9355 or email@example.com. Please let Cheryl know if you plan to attend.
Join us for a night of German cuisine, Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Dakota Inn Rathskeller, 17324 John R Street, Detroit, MI 48203. Happy Hour at 5 p.m. Dinner at 6 p.m. Traditional sing-a-long with Tony at 7 p.m. Ask for SEMIRPCV group.
Social Networking Group – A storytelling group to support newly returned volunteers and to network. The first gathering is Saturday, March 2, 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m., Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Ave., 2nd Floor, Detroit, MI 48202.
International Art Fair – Providing opportunities and education to RPCVs and international vendors (i.e. refugees), who sell goods for artists in their countries. More to come. Stay tuned.
Speakers Bureau – RPCVs who are willing to share their PC experiences. Scheduled presentations could be at libraries, schools, youth groups, etc. If interested, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Write Speakers Bureau in the subject line.
Ethnic Dinner – Norma G’s Restaurant, 14628 E. Jefferson Ave., Detroit, MI 48215, Saturday, January 26, 2019, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Caribbean cuisine in a casual atmosphere.
Join SEMIRPCV for the MLK Day of Service at Macomb Community College, 14500 E. 12 Mile Road, Warren, Building K, Saturday, January 19, 2019, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Lunch will be provided. To register go to click Event registration. Event registration is now available.
Join us Sunday, Oct. 21, 2 p.m.-6 p.m. for the SEMIRPCV General Meeting. We will meet at 13361 Ludlow, Huntington Woods, MI 48070. We will vote for officers. If you wish to run for office, please contact Mary Schwartz, 313-743-8978 or email@example.com.
Stay to hear guest speaker Yvette Jenkins, founder and owner of Love Travels Imports. The store sells artisan goods that journey from across the world, from South Africa, Guatemala, Peru and Haiti, to a curation destination of Detroit, Michigan.
Bring your scary stories of volunteer service to share after her presentation.