Archive - December 12, 2018

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Tribute to Harris Wofford, December 17th.. Embassy of Malawi–Washington, D.C
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Well … wait till President Kennedy hears about this!
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Richard Graham, Deputy Associate Director for Public Affairs

Tribute to Harris Wofford, December 17th.. Embassy of Malawi–Washington, D.C

If you’re in the DC area, please join us for a special tribute to Senator Harris Wofford on Monday, December 17, 2018 at the Embassy of Malawi. You can view the invitation here, and purchase tickets by making a donation to CorpsAfrica, here. Hope to see you there! Liz Fanning Founder and Executive Director, CorpsAfrica Morocco RPCV 1993-95 Mobile: (212) 831-5457 Email: lfanning@corpsafrica.org Skype: lizfanning Mailing address: P.O. Box 5414 – Washington, DC 20016 Website: www.corpsafrica.org

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Richard Graham, Deputy Associate Director for Public Affairs

His own flourishing electronics company handled such fascinating assignments as the design and construction of the atomic reactor controls for the first atom-powered U.S. merchant ship, the Savannah. For Dick Graham personally it was probably just as important that the firm offered him a constructive outlet for his skills as a high lever tinkerer. From atomic controls engineering to Peace Corps recruiting might seem as first glance to compose a disconnected journey. Not so, Graham insists, explaining that the nature of his duties with his company made his transition to the Peace Corps perfectly natural. “I was my own advertising manager—writing releases, holding sales meetings, editing the house organ—all the kinds of things one does in recruiting.” Here in Washington, he admits to “no regrets about leaving the company,” and insists that he doesn’t want to “hear any nonsense about financial sacrifice. In the Peace Corps, I am doing exactly . . .

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