Archive - April 30, 2012

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Gene Sarazen's Shot Heard Around the World
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Peace Corps to host Web-EX for Peace Corps Response Applicants – Open to all

Gene Sarazen's Shot Heard Around the World

The double-eagle that Louis Oosthuizen scored on the second hole of Augusta National Golf Course on Sunday afternoon of this year’s Masters has already faded into history and golf trivia. It was the fourth such feat at Augusta, and remarkable as it was, that shot was not heard around the world, and was quickly over shadowed by Bobba Watson’s brilliant 52-degree wedge played from deep in the pines on the second play-off hole that won the tournament for him. Nevertheless, for a brief moment in the final round, Oosthuizen’s 4-iron on No. 2 brought back to mind the most famous double-eagle in golf’s history. Gene Sarazen’s fairway wood on No. 15 in 1935 catapulted him forever into fame, thanks to sports writer Grantland Rice who coined the phrase, “The Shot Heard Round the World.” Rice’s clever description made Sarazen’s career. It also made the Masters Tournament. Grantland Rice was, for . . .

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Peace Corps to host Web-EX for Peace Corps Response Applicants – Open to all

From the Peace Corps Response website: http://www.peacecorps.gov/index.cfm?shell=response.events May 03, 2012 Peace Corps Response Application Workshop (Web-Ex)
12:00 p.m. (EST) Register Check out our new and easy application process in a virtual information session May 3rd. Learn how to set up search agents, apply for multiple positions and check your application status at any time during the application process. We will also provide insider tips on how to get your application noticed by a Recruiter! Peace Corps Response provides opportunities for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) and experienced professionals to undertake challenging, short (3-12 month) assignments in various program areas around the world. Attend this webinar to find out more information about our exciting new programs, upcoming assignments, and how to apply.
 Please register at least 24 hours in advance. Peace Corps Response is being expanded to include non-RPCVs.  Historically, Peace Corps has not been able to meet the demand for trained Personnel. This . . .

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