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Around the World in 65 Days

5/21/13 Tue (6:00 PM - 7:30 PM)
Commonwealth Club
525 Market St, San Francisco
Contact:Karen Keefer (rpcvk2@gmail.com)


The Commonwealth Club of California in association with the NorCal Peace Corps Association will present, “Around the World in 65 Days” with Karen Keefer, RPCV/Nigeria & Liberia, X-staff/HQ, Co-Founder NPCA and RPCV/W.

Saving frequent flier miles since 1984, Karen used them all on business class fare to go around the world – adding 12 mostly Peace Corps countries to the 60 she had already visited. Her personalized route included: Indochina, Indonesia, Australia, five southern African countries and Poland. She will share her photos and engrossing stories with the Club – pointing out highlights, surprises, frightening episodes, learning experiences and happy times.

A networking reception will begin at 5:30 at the San Francisco Club Office, 525 Market St. (2nd floor), which is at the corner of 2nd St. and Market, above the Montgomery St. BART Station.

*To redeem NorCal PCA’s discounted ticket price of $8.00:*

1. Visit the direct event page:
http://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2013-05-21/around-world-65-days

2. Select the number of tickets desired at the bottom of the event page (each ticket-buyer will only be able to purchase two tickets at the discounted rate).

3. Select “Add to Basket” and proceed to check-out.

4. At the check-out page, enter coupon code: *peacecorpsforkeefer* (keep in mind that coupon code is CASE SENSITIVE).

5. If there is any trouble redeeming the coupon online, it can also be used by calling our automated ticket line at
415-597-6705