|By Admin1 (admin) (pool-151-196-189-219.balt.east.verizon.net - 126.96.36.199) on Sunday, October 21, 2007 - 11:59 am: Edit Post|
1966: Marty Adler served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Dominican Republic in Santo Domingo, San Cristobal and surrounding towns beginning in 1966
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Marty Adler can be contacted at adlermj002ahawaiidrrdcom
Country of Service: Dominican Republic
Training Group: DR 13??
Cities you served in: Santo Domingo, San Cristobal and surrounding towns
Arrival Year: 1966
Departure Year: 1969
Community/Organizational Development; forming and teaching groups to improve their lives and their communities through social action. Helping groups to submit funding requests to the Dominican Development Foundation; assisting PC Staff with program development; training; site selection, volunteer orientation/supervision;
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Post Peace Corps, variety of jobs in DC including 2 years at PC Headquarters; home renovation; 19 years of Foreign Service (USIA) in Portugal, Nicaragua, Nepal, Brazil; Indonesia and Venezuela; retired to Maui in 1998; vacation rentals (www.halepukalani.com);property management and development. Brazilian wife; 2 daughters aged 11 and 14.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
I learned how to work with and appreciate all kinds of people; most importantly, the Dominicans taught and uptight east coast kid how to be happy;
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Any of the DR crew from that period
Any message for returned volunteers?:
To enjoy life, make all interactions personal;
Originally posted: October 21, 2007
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1966; Peace Corps Dominican Republic; Directory of Dominican Republic RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Dominican Republic RPCVs
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|By Tim Leifer (188.8.131.52) on Saturday, November 01, 2008 - 7:20 am: Edit Post|
Hey Marty...Tim Leifer here...good to hear you have had a good life since PC days! A time which made my life pivot in a direction I will never regret. No need to contact me, just thought you'd like to know I was glad you were there at the time. Take care.