Archive - September 16, 2013

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View online conversation with PC Global Health Service Partnership Volunteers
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Early Chile PCV and CD in Colombia Kirk E. BREED (Chile 1963-65) Dies in Sacramento, California

View online conversation with PC Global Health Service Partnership Volunteers

Join Pat Daoust – Chief Nursing Officer for Seed Global Health, Mike Robie – a recruiter from Peace Corps Response, and currently serving Peace Corps Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) Volunteers on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 12:00PM EST for a Google+ Hangout. This online conversation with GHSP Volunteers in the field is the first of its kind for Peace Corps and it is a unique opportunity for potential GHSP applicants to hear directly from those currently serving as physician or nurse educators. Share this Hangout with anyone who might be interested in serving in the GHSP or with those who would like to learn more about this new innovative program. The GHSP Hangout will be broadcast live on this event page for viewers to watch in real-time. CLICK to watch the live Google+ event. The video will connect to that event page at 12PM EST and you will be . . .

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Early Chile PCV and CD in Colombia Kirk E. BREED (Chile 1963-65) Dies in Sacramento, California

Kirk E. Breed (Chile 1963–65) began a long and distinguished career in public service in 1963 as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Chile and concluded his career serving as executive director of the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) from 2008 until his death on Wednesday, August 7, 2013, at the age of 73 after a brave battle against cancer. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann, and their daughter, Cloe; three children from a previous marriage, Ashley (Chuck) Neumann, Shayna (Chris) Guigliano, and Monte Breed; three grandchildren, Wyatt and Halle Neumann and Piper Guigliano; and three sisters, Anna Osban, Gloria Headerlin, and Amelia Baugh and many nieces and nephews. His homespun ways stood out in the hard-boiled world of politics and endeared him to those who appreciated his plain speaking and simple truths. Upon learning of Mr. Breed’s passing Governor Jerry Brown reflected, ‘(Kirk) was a special, unique human . . .

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