Project Gettysburg Leon proudly attended the first parent teacher meeting at the Monte Horet Preschool. Mothers of the students, representatives from the Ministry of Education, and representatives of PGL shared ideas and discussed pending topics. The meeting was a tremendous success as a parent committee was formed, a cleaning schedule for the classrooms was established, [...]CONTINUE READING →
Replacing the outgoing Student Program Coordinator, Kate White, is Elizabeth Belair. Elizabeth, who comes from Camden, Maine, visited León last January with the Gettysburg College student delegation. She will be a sophomore at Gettysburg next fall. As Student Program Coordinator she will be the liaison between Project Gettysburg/León and the students at Gettysburg College.CONTINUE READING →
The target of 7-10 participants in the Community Delegation to León this August was not only met, but exceeded, as eleven participants registered for the trip. Included in the group are art teachers from school districts in Adams County; one emphasis of this delegation will be the connection between Project Gettysburg/León and the school for [...]CONTINUE READING →
Come and celebrate PGL’s history as the 2012-2013 year of monthly meetings comes to an end with the gathering on Sunday, June 2. ”Celebrating PGL’s History: Four Personal Highlights,” will treat you to interesting stories from four PGL members who will highlight different facets of PGL’s life in their presentations. The meeting, 6:00 – 8:00 [...]
PGL’s monthly meeting on Sunday May 5th will feature a presentation by Peter Boving and Edger, “Cinco de Mayo y Quince Septiembre: A Look at Mexican and Nicaraguan History.” The meeting will be hosted by Joyce Ettenger at her home at 1776 Baltimore Pike and will be from 5-7pm.
Join the August Community Delegation to León Individuals are invited to join the August 4-11, 2013 delegation to Nicaragua to experience the program of Project Gettysburg/León. The registration deadline for the delegation, which will consist of 7-10 participants, is May 1, The schedule in León will include a focus on the arts, with interaction at [...]
Project Gettysburg/León’s monthly meeting on Sunday, April 7, will feature the presentation, ”All About the Young Grower Alliance,” by Ben Wenk, head of the YGA. The YGA is a key partner in the Talolinga Agriculture Extension Project. Here is the opportunity to learn about the YGA from a key member of the organization who has been to [...]
Don’t forget to reserve your tickets for the April 12, 2013 Project Gettysburg/León Soirée! This event will be held at the Hauser Estate Winery from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Your $35 ticket includes two glasses of fine wine, heavy hors d’oeuvres, sweets, and live jazz by the Ken Jankura Trio! Don’t miss this special event [...]