|By Admin1 (admin) (pool-151-196-43-253.balt.east.verizon.net - 126.96.36.199) on Saturday, January 08, 2005 - 6:59 pm: Edit Post|
1962: Joe Jaycox served in Venezuela in Caracas/Maracaibo beginning in 1962
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Joe Jaycox can be contacted at jjaycoxaaoldcom
Host Country: Venezuela
Training Group Name: YMCA
City (or cities) you served in: Caracas/Maracaibo
Year you began your peace corps service: 1962
Year you completed your peace corps service: 1964
Peace Corps Work Description:
Group established YMCA Centers throughout Venezuela. Taught
physical education, organizaed sport
teams w/boys,girls from barrios of
Catia (Caracas) and Santa Rosa de Agua (Maracaibo.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Retired from business. Living in
Chicago near O'Hare airport. Involved
in helping teach English to hispanic
youths in Chicago
Anything else you would like people to know about your peace corps service:
Planning 40th reunion of Venezuelan/ YMCA project volunteers including
groups from Chile/Bolivia who went
through training with us in 1962 in
Sandinona,Vermont & Arecibo, P.R.
Originally posted: June 19, 2001
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|By Joe Jaycox (cache-dtc-ae04.proxy.aol.com - 188.8.131.52) on Sunday, April 23, 2006 - 1:50 am: Edit Post|
In 2004 Founded the Chico Carrasquel Foundation
named after a former all star shortstop for
the Chicago White Sox.
Our missions are establishing baseball clinics
in the barrios throughout the Country of Venezuela
and generally to help the children of the barrios
to find a better life through sports.
We also provide financial aid to students who
otherwise would not be able to attend college.
For more information visit our web site: