FON To Hold Strategy Meeting In Washington, DC

Although Peace Corps’ presence in Niger is on hold at the moment, 2011 still marks 50 years of promoting peace and friendship by volunteers in dozens of countries, and 49 years in Niger.
Friends of Niger will hold an important meeting on Friday, September 23, 2011, in Washington DC, to discuss a strategy for lobbying for reinstatement, as well as continued support for local NGOs in Niger.

The time and location are not yet set; if you would like to attend please contact Penni St. Hilaire and she will send you an email as soon as the details are finalized.

The time and place will also be posted here when available, so please check back before September 23rd.

Following the meeting, all are invited to a social gathering at the Penni’s home in Northwest Washington. For additional information and if you would like to attend, please contact Penni.

      Contact: Penni St. Hilaire,

Come Join The Friends Of Niger For Dinner!

The 50th Anniversary Dinner for FON members will be held Saturday, September 24, 2011, at Bukom Café, a West African eatery in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington, DC.

Come meet the Friends of Niger board and other FON members in a casual atmosphere.

Buffet starts at 7 PM and costs $20 plus tax and tip ($5.50) plus drinks.

Bukom Café 
2442 18th Street, N.W. (Adams Morgan)
Washington , DC 20009

Tel: 202.265.4600

RSVP: Penni St. Hilaire,

      Friends of Niger Dinner on the official Peace Corps calendar:

Peace Corps’ 50th Celebration Schedule

The Peace Corps 50th Anniversary celebration is barely a month away, and now is the time to plan your trip to Washington DC to join in.

      Landmarks Events Planned For September:

      The official Peace Corps 50th Anniversary Events Calendar:

And if you’re not attending the big Peace Corps Gala on Saturday night, consider joining us at the Friends of Niger Dinner!

      FON Dinner on the official Peace Corps calendar: