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1965: Dennis M. Williams served in Guatemala in Santa Lucia Utatlan beginning in 1965
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Dennis M. Williams can be contacted at dennisdwilliams1acomcastdnet
Country of Service: Guatemala
Training Group: El Salvador IV
Cities you served in: Santa Lucia Utatlan
Arrival Year: 1965
Departure Year: 1967
Agricultural cooperatives and credit unions
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
El Salvador: Brigades (Lourdes)
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Worked in sales and marketing in the contract furniture industry, mostly health care and office environments. Founded a marketing communications firm (Williams Group: www.wgsite.com). Retired in 2002 at age 60; ordained a deacon in the Catholic Church for the Diocese of Grand Rapids in 2006. Founded Epilogos Charities (www.epilogoscharities.org). Married to Suzanne; four kids (my 17-year-old is visiting El Salvador as I write this).
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Best thing that could have happened to a wandering 21-year-old. I always look back with fond memories.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Our group (El Salvador IV) has been getting together at least every five years... now more often.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Send your kids to your old work site!
Originally posted: June 25, 2006
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