Peace Corp alumni to reunite
March 5, 2020
By CHARITY SMITH
IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP —The United States Peace Corps is 59-years-old this week and Peace Corps Volunteers around the world are celebrating its founding. Here in Ironwood Township, Virginia Kretschmar — who volunteered with the Peace Corps from 1987 to 1989 — has organized a dinner for the last six years as a reunion of local volunteers.
This year’s dinner will be held on Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Elk & Hound. Anyone interested in learning more about the Peace Corps is also welcome to attend.
During the dinner, the former volunteers swap stories,...