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reunion schedule
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45th Anniversary Reunion
The Schedule
Wednesday evening and Thursday — 9/13, 9/14
NPCA Capitol Hill Advocacy Day
Training on Wednesday evening, do the rounds on Capitol Hill on Thursday.
For more information. To register. (Monday, August 21st, is the DEADLINE for registering.)
Friday, 9/15
Individual training groups are urged to make plans to have mini-reunions Friday and Sunday.

Let us know your plans so that we can post them here.

Attendees will be asked to share the expense of the meeting room rental and, if they do not already, to take a subscription to The Herald which will also help with the operating expenses of the group.

Welcome at Hotel Harrington meeting room.

5:00 p.m.
At the Dukem Ethiopian Restaurant
1114–1118 U St & 12th St NW; phone: 202-667-8735
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7:30 p.m.
Peace Corps writer Tony D’Souza (Cote D’Ivoire 2000–02, Madagascar 2002–03) author of the highly regarded new novel Whiteman will read, take questions and sign books at
Candida's World of Books
1541 14th Street, NW; phone: 202-667-4811
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For those who are walkers the distance from the Dukem to Candida's is .7 of a mile. Others may wish to hail a cab.

Ethiopia IV and Ethiopia VII mini-reunions
Specifics to come.

Saturday — 9/16
9:00 a.m. – 12 noon
Updates about current happenings in Ethiopia and Eritrea
Hotel Harrington
Presented by Shlomo Bachrach (staff: 66–68), John Stauffer (Adi Caieh 66–68) and others.

12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.
Lunch on your own or NPCA luncheon at Embassy of Ghana

2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Hotel Harrington
Group business, news about RPCV Legacy Program projects, collection of your stories: " What impact has Peace Corps had on your life?"

6:00 p.m.
Dinner and silent auction
At the home of Barry and Nga Hillenbrand
3344 Upland Terrace, NW
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Injera, wat and Vietnamese food.
$20 for food, beer and wine
You MUST RSVP to cjsmithc@earthlink.net
in order to be able to attend this dinner.
Attendence is limited.

Sunday — 9/17
Ethiopia I mini-reunion
10:00 a.m.
An outing to Georgetown University to visit our training site. 37th and O Street NW
Meet at the front gate at 10.
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Hotel Harrington
We are recommending that attendees stay at the Hotel Harrington at 11th and E St. N.W. in the District. This is a reasonably priced hotel in the center of the city.
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YOU MUST MAKE YOUR WON RESERVATIONS. You can do it online at www.hotel-harrington.com or call their toll-free number 800-424-8532.

Getting around
They are numerous in D.C. and the easiest way to get around.

The Hotel Harrington (Nearest Metro station - 0.23 mi - "Federal Triangle" on the Blue and Orange Lines)

Dukem Ethiopian Restaurant (nearest Metro station - 0.13 mi - "U Street" on the Green line

Candida's World of Books (nearest Metro station - 0.57 mi - "U Street" on the Green line)

The worker bees
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