Social and Service Events


 Make your  gift list now and pick up a supply of the beautiful 2015 International Calendars on sale at the 2014 Annual Meeting for only $12.00


MNRPCV Metro Dinner
City Afrique: 4326 Lyndale Avenue North, Minneapolis
Wednesday, August 6, 5:30 PM

Join your fellow RPCVs and guests for West African cuisine in North Minneapolis. RSVP to Michelle Short

City Afrique:

MNRPCV Chain of Lakes Bike Ride and Potluck Picnic
Nokomis Beach, Lake Nokomis, Minneapolis
Sunday, August 10, 12:30 

Meet:  12:30 for a 1:00 ride at the trail at Nokomis Beach, Lake Nokomis, Minneapolis

Approximate distance: 20 mi round-trip with picnic half-way at Cedar Lake
Bring: something to share, perhaps liquid
Optional items: helmet, water, lock, cash, bike inner tube, swim suit and beach towel

We will have equipment to replace an inner tube in case of a flat tire.

Contact Eric at 651-644-1173 or

August Metro Lunch
Seward Café, 2129 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis

Saturday, August 30, 12:00 to 1:30 PM

Anyone want to have lunch at the Seward Café with Returned Peace Corps
Volunteers? We’re a fun bunch, always welcoming, and always in the spirit
to meet someone new. This is a change from our usual Metro Dinners it’s on
the weekend and for lunch! Seward Cafe is very “neighborhoody” and also
offers optional outdoor seating :)  All are welcome, but please RSVP to
eric angell at:

Seward Café:


MNRPCV 2014 Annual Meeting and Potluck

859 Excelsior Boulevard, Excelsior MN

Sunday, September 7, 4:00 to 8:00 PM

The MNRPCV 2014 Annual General Meeting and Picnic will be held on Sunday, September 7, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the beautiful home of Rhoda Brooks, 859 Excelsior Boulevard, Excelsior, MN.

The 2014 Annual Meeting will include reports from the 2013-2014 Board of Directors and the election of the 2014-2015 Board. If you have agenda items for discussion at the Annual Meeting, please send them to MNRPCV President Anne Kanyusik Yoakum at

Also, we have an open board – positions are decided at the first board meeting. If you are an RPCV and a Registered Member of MNRPCV and want to be a candidate for the Board, please contact MNRPCV President Anne Kanyusik Yoakum at  This is a great opportunity to contribute to Peace Corps’ third goal, work with a great group of RPCVs and get strong board experience for your resume!

Please bring a dish to share for the potluck – beverages will be provided. The new 2015 International Calendars will be available for sale at only $12 each. Pick up a supply for yourself and for holiday gifts. This will be a good time to check or update your MNRPCV membership.