FROG Quarterly Update: April – June 2011

Greetings from Friends & RPCVs of Guyana! To help better inform you about what FROG and our community is up to, we will now post quarterly updates on our website. If you have questions about what FROG is up to, contact us at board@guyfrog.org.
Since April 2011, we have:

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FROG Grants back, better than ever!

For the last several months the Friends & RPCVs of Guyana Board has worked hard to revamp the growing FROG Grants program. We thank you for your patience during this time and we hope the new process makes applying and receiving a grant easier for both applicants and the review

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FROG Needs Your Help

Do you like to:
Write or blog about Guyana, Peace Corps and/or related topics?
Design websites?
Coordinate fundraisers?
Learn more about the history of Peace Corps Guyana?
Network?
Promote 3rd Goal opportunities?
Research grants?
Learn how Non-Profits work?
How can you help? FROG is looking for individuals interested in participating

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Introducing the New FROG Executive Board

The final results are in and we’re happy to announce the new FROG Executive Board:
President: Kati Ringer
Vice President: Scott Stadum
Treasurer: Jody Knueppel
Secretary: Aimie (Langenfeld) Mims
Along with the Executive Board, there are a number of individuals who hold vital roles that are imperative to the

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Mike Geurink, We Couldn’t Have Done It Without You

On behalf of the Friends and RPCVs of Guyana community, we would like to thank Mike Geurink for all that he’s done in the last two years as FROG President. Without his leadership and hard work, FROG wouldn’t be where it is today – a growing organization that consistently

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Boardmember Updates

Mike Geurink, President & Chief Fundraiser, (GUY 12): I am still with JSI but with the DELIVER Project as Finance and Admin Manager for our Ethiopia field office. I get to travel a bit for work and I get out of DC often for personal travel. Otherwise I am in

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New Board Members Needed – Nominations Now Open!

It is time to elect new board members of FROG, and we are now accepting nominations for board candidates. Elections will be held in October of 2010. If you, or someone you know is interested in joining the FROG board, we ask that you do the following:
Nominees must be

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Vote for Friends & RPCVs of Guyana on Chase Community Giving!

Beginning June 15th (and ending July 12th) Friends & RPCVs of Guyana (FROG) will compete in the Chase Community Giving challenge on Facebook, in the hopes that we will be one of 200 nonprofits to share a $5 million donation or 195 with a $20,000 grant. Most of you are

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Meet Alan Ince – our new Intern!

FROG is very pleased to introduce our very first intern, Alan Ince. Recently, as FROG was discussing our need for more assistance and the possibility of starting an internship program, Alan contacted us about his interest in Guyana and helping our organization during the summer. Being a great opportunity

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Stories from St. Monica-Karawab Clean Water Project

Some of the volunteers who participated in the St. Monica – Karawab Clean Water Project shared their personal experiences:
From Phillip Chan, Jefferson Medical College (MS2)
Awesome trip this year!  At first, I was a bit more anxious having a larger group with us, and trying to get everyone out

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