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Featured Events

9/23 Story Telling Workshop
Story Jam
Come to the workshop ready to share an experience. It doesn't have to be super polished, just bring it, an open mind, and some enthusiasm and we will have a good time. All are welcome. You do not have to be a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer More>>

10/8 RPCV Ukraine Panel
(@ Commonwealth Club)
Story Jam
Five recently returned Peace Corps volunteers who served in diverse regions around Ukraine discuss the lives they shared with the people in their communities. In big cities and small towns, east and west, the daily interactions of these volunteers put a human face on the peoples, young and old, living in a country facing an uncertain future.More>>

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BECAS Annual Ecuadorian Dinner

3/16/13 Sat (6:30 PM - 7:30 PM)
St. Alban’s Episcopal Church
1501 Washington Ave, Albany
Contact:Ella Harris (ella.harris[at]gmail[dot]com)


BECAS supports the children and community of Barrio Santa Maria, Quito by providing educational scholarships as well as basic health care, parenting classes, house visits, tutoring support and, community service. Join other BECAS supporters to learn about the new and old BECAS scholars and new programs.

Enjoy live Ecuadorian music!

6:30 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres and Silent Auction
7:00 p.m. Dinner
Followed by a talk by founder, Ella Harris (Ecuador 2007-2009)

$15 per person in advance
$20 per person at the door
Or buy a table for 8 for $100

Tickets and be purchased at WWW.BECAS-FOUNDATION.ORG