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WDC Fundraiser & Meeting, May 25, 2014

Please make plans to join members, friends, and the board of FROG in Washington DC May 24-25 for a a general meeting and a fundraiser. Fundraiser Sunday, May 25th, starting at 6 pm Local 16, 1602 U St NW, DC $5 drink specials for first hour 10% of net sales from bar donated to FROG […]

 

FROG 2014 (FY2013) News Letter

Read our latest newsletter by following the link to download a PDF: FROG 2014 (FY 2013) News Letter

 

FROG 2013 (FY2012) Newsletter

Read our latest newsletter below, or click the following link to download a PDF: FROG FY2012 Newsletter

 

“The Seawall” – A Film Benefit and Cocktail Event

New York, NY – April 6th 2013 Join us for an elegant evening of Fine Art, Music, Film & Cocktails from NYC to Guyana…Saturday, April 6th 2013 – 6pm – 9pm — Friends & Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Guyana (FROG) a non-profit organization of former Peace Corps volunteers will host a special screening of the award-winning 64th […]

 

Introducing the New FROG Executive Board

The final results are in and FROG is happy to announce the new 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 day-to-day functioning of FROG. This includes […]

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

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 gives back to the people of […]

 

Peace Corps to open program in Colombia

On May 11, 2010 Peace Corps announced that the Colombian Minister of Foreign Affairs Jaime Bermúdez and Peace Corps Director Aaron S. Williams met to sign an Understanding to establish a Peace Corps program in Colombia. “We are honored that the government of Colombia has invited Peace Corps to establish a program in Colombia,â€? said […]

 

Georgetown-Lethem Road discussed in NYT article

The Georgetown-Lethem Road, deemed “one of South America’s most remarkable roads,â€? was featured in Sunday’s New York Times. The article and audio slide show discusses the impact of improving the road and how the country is torn between economic development and preserving the pristine environment. From the article: “The road is a physical manifestation of […]

 

Guyana Featured in New York Times

Into the Wild in Lush Guyana By TARA MULHOLLAND Published: February 7, 2010 Guyana’s stunning scenery and abundant wildlife make it a haven for adventurers and eco-tourists.

 

Guyana rainforest diversity…threatened.

On a trip to collect information on the giant river otter, an endangered species, a group of researchers ended up in Rewa Head. “In just six weeks the expedition recorded an astounding variety of life: 158 species of birds, 22 species of medium to large mammals, and half of Guyana’s known endangered species.” They also […]