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Gulf Coast Council of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

Welcome to the RPCV's of Houston Website

We are the home of the Houston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers. Our group started in 1985 and has been going strong for 30 years.


We met the PRESIDENT on Jan. 26th: Glenn Blumhorst (Guatemala 89-91), National Peace Corps Association President.  See our Photo page for the pictures.


Happy Hour:  2nd Thursday of each month  at Jackson's Watering Hole.


Latest NEWS (1-26-15) from our Southern Tier Rep: Angie Harris.  Click here for her newsletter and how to support Peace Corps



January Reconnect will be SATURDAY Jan. 31st at The Afghan Village Restaurant @ 6:30.  See more info on the Coming Events page above.


Annual Meeting is at 4 PM on Feb. 8th, 2015.  This is a pot luck meal with a short meeting.  Location is in West Houston.

Please see our Coming Events page for more details. 


CALENDARS are going FAST!!!  Call David on 917 855 4119 of 1-10-15 there were only 9 calendars left.  CALL NOW!




 GCCRPCV's accept City of Houston Proclamation 

Peace Corps Week

See our Peace Corps Week Proclamation from Mayor Parker Click Now The official presentation of the Proclamation was Tuesday March 19th at City Hall(see photo above).  CLICK to see the VIDEO of the presentation.

2013 City of Houston Proclamation


Check out NPR's program "Houston Matters"

Two members of our group--Alexus Sham, Mali, and Ed Pettitt, Botswana, were interviewed on public radio station KPRC 88.7 FM.  The program is "Houston Matters" their segment is called "Houstonians in the Peace Corps".

To hear the re-broadcast go to:


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John F. Kennedy 1961


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