November iDAT (Nashville)

We’ll be gathering at Taco Mamacita on Tuesday, November 15th. They serve up some truly delicious Mexican food and drinks! Please come meet new people and hang out with old friends. Check out the menu.

Where: 1200 Villa Place, Nashville, TN 37212
When: November 15, 6pm
RSVP with Denny dennykalt@mac.com

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TNRPCV Statewide Camping Retreat

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Join us for the first annual statewide TNRPCV camping retreat! This is a private campground and we’ll have it all to ourselves. We can start setting up at the campsite around noon on Saturday November 5th, and we have to be packed up and out by noon the following day.

This retreat and is open to all RPCVs and their friends. We love kids, but the bathrooms will be a 100 yard walk away from the campsites. WELL BEHAVED dogs are welcome.

This event will be RAIN OR SHINE with an exception for crazy weather.

To RSVP and for more details visit us on Facebook.


November Volunteer Opportunity (Nashville)

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TNRPCV will be volunteering at Project C.U.R.E. on November 16. Specific tasks include sorting and packaging medical supplies, stocking inventory, and preparing for shipments. To sign up go to the Hand on Nashville webpage (hon.org) and sign up with our group (TNRPCV).   If you have any trouble signing up, please let me know (mkfadden@yahoo.com) and I will sign you up (I will need a contact phone number).

Project C.U.R.E helps to meet the need for medical supplies, equipment, and services around the world. Project C.U.R.E. has delivered medical relief to more than 130 countries.

Project Cure – 2300 Clifton Ave
Date: Wednesday 11/16/2016
Time: 5:30-7:30

FYI.  There is a maximum of 20 slots available, although as of this afternoon, there were only 13 slots left as of early October.


September iDAT (Nashville)

A group of TNRPCVs from the Nashville area enjoyed a nice meal together at Sunflower Cafe. We meet at a local restaurants as part of our International Dine About Town (iDAT) monthly event to hang out. It’s usually a mixture of old friends and new faces. We’d love for you to join us!

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August Volunteer Opportunity: Shakespeare in the Park (Nashville)

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Hello folks we are volunteering as a group to help out at the Shakespeare in the Park performance of Macbeth on August 18th.

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK – MACBETH
Centennial Park Bandshell
August 18th at 5:30 pm

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Shelly (shelly.kunces@gmail.com) or Mary Kay (mkfadden@yahoo.com).

Activities involve setup of the concession area, greet patrons and collect donations, distribute programs, answer questions, work the concession tent. They ask volunteers to arrive at 5:30 p.m. before the scheduled performance and plan to stay until after intermission.

iDAT August: Island Vibes (Nashville)

Caribbean style jerk chicken served with rice mixed with red kidney beans. Dish accompanied with vegetable salad. Shallow DOF on the rice.Warm sunshine, soft sand between your toes, tropical breezes, and the exotic sound of steel drums playing in the background — the stage is set for our August iDAT at Island Vibes.

 

Join us for authentic Caribbean treats like Jerk Chicken, Chicken Roti, King Fish, Oxtail, or Curry Goat.

Tuesday, August 16 at 6:00 pm – 1316 Antioch Pike, Nashville, TN 37211caribbean-food-fish

Please RSVP to Denny.  We need to notify the restaurant how many places to hold for our group.


Pour One for the Peace Corps (Nashville)

TNRPCV’s recent fundraiser at Black Abbey Brewery was a huge success. There was plenty of fellowship, good food, and tasty beer. Through the tickets sold for the event, TNRPCV is able to support more grassroots projects of current PCVs from Tennessee. Thanks for all who attended!

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June Volunteer Opportunity (Nashville)

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WHAT: Miss Marth’s Ice Cream Crankin
WHEN: Sunday, June 12,  2-4 pm
WHERE: First Presbyterian Church, Franklin Road, Nashville
 
Please contact Mary Kay (mkfadden@yahoo.com or Shelly (shelly.kunces@gmail.com)
 
Also, although it’s not an ‘official’ RPCV volunteer event.  NPT has their annual Appraisal Day on June 25th at the Factory in Franklin, there’s always a lot of interesting items.  If interested in volunteering contact Lyndsey Snyder at NPT lsnyder@wnpt.org

May Volunteer Opportunity (Nashville)

Join us on Saturday, May 14th, for a garden day at the Blackman Farm with the Center for Refugees and Immigrants in Tennessee (CRIT)!  This farm offers CRIT gardenproduce and work for families who have recently relocated to the Nashville area.  
What: Volunteer with CRIT
When: Saturday, May 14th  
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 pm     
Where: 217 Blackman Road, Nashville, TN 37211  Contact Mary Kay or Shelly for more information!