February 8, 2005: Index: PCOL Exclusive: Florida
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February 8, 2005: Index: PCOL Exclusive: Florida
- 2010.02.06: Returned Peace Corps volunteers of South Florida sponsored an Everglades experience for needy youngsters Friday, February 19, 2010 - 2:11 pm 
- 2007.03.08: March 8, 2007: Headlines: The Third Goal: St. Petersburg Times: Brian Moore takes the Peace Corps message to area high schools in Florida Wednesday, May 16, 2007 - 10:32 am 
- 2006.05.16: May 16, 2006: Headlines: COS - Congo Kinshasa: Zoos: Jacksonville Daily Record: Congo Kinshasa RPCV Delfi Messinger is director of animal programs for the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Saturday, May 20, 2006 - 6:56 am 
- 2004.10.08: October 8, 2004: Headlines: Third Goal: World Wise Schools: Peace Corps: Broward County Schools and Peace Corps Build Bridges Across Cultures Sunday, May 14, 2006 - 11:26 pm 
- May 19, 2005: Headlines: COS - Tunisia: Archeology: St. Augustine Record: Tunisia RPCV Christine Lee Newman has spent 25 years finding, analyzing and preserving Florida's archaeological heritage and yet still gets excited about each new discovery Wednesday, May 25, 2005 - 4:38 pm 
- May 20, 2005: Headlines: COS - Micronesia: City Government: Gainesville Sun: Micronesia RPCV Jack Donovan values cohesive community as Commissioner Wednesday, May 25, 2005 - 3:31 pm 
- March 30, 2005: Headlines: COS - Madagascar: Sun-Sentinel.com: Peter Balasky said he will be traveling to different villages, where he intends to deliver the packages personally and hand over items to Peace Corps volunteers Saturday, April 02, 2005 - 10:15 pm 
- March 23, 2005: Headlines: COS - Swaziland: Crime: Miami Herald,: Swaziland RPCV Ryan Crew is set for trial April 25 on felony battery charge Saturday, March 26, 2005 - 2:07 am 
When this story was posted in February 2005, this was on the front page of PCOL:
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| Bush's FY06 Budget for the Peace Corps|
The White House is proposing $345 Million for the Peace Corps for FY06 - a $27.7 Million (8.7%) increase that would allow at least two new posts and maintain the existing number of volunteers at approximately 7,700. Bush's 2002 proposal to double the Peace Corps to 14,000 volunteers appears to have been forgotten. The proposed budget still needs to be approved by Congress.
| RPCVs mobilize support for Countries of Service|
RPCV Groups mobilize to support their Countries of Service. Over 200 RPCVS have already applied to the Crisis Corps to provide Tsunami Recovery aid, RPCVs have written a letter urging President Bush and Congress to aid Democracy in Ukraine, and RPCVs are writing NBC about a recent episode of the "West Wing" and asking them to get their facts right about Turkey.
| Ask Not|
As our country prepares for the inauguration of a President, we remember one of the greatest speeches of the 20th century and how his words inspired us. "And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you--ask what you can do for your country. My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man."
| Latest: RPCVs and Peace Corps provide aid |
Peace Corps made an appeal last week to all Thailand RPCV's to consider serving again through the Crisis Corps and more than 30 RPCVs have responded so far. RPCVs: Read what an RPCV-led NGO is doing about the crisis an how one RPCV is headed for Sri Lanka to help a nation he grew to love. Question: Is Crisis Corps going to send RPCVs to India, Indonesia and nine other countries that need help?
| The World's Broken Promise to our Children|
Former Director Carol Bellamy, now head of Unicef, says that the appalling conditions endured today by half the world's children speak to a broken promise. Too many governments are doing worse than neglecting children -- they are making deliberate, informed choices that hurt children. Read her op-ed and Unicef's report on the State of the World's Children 2005.
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