My Peace Corp Experience at the Mendham Township Library

My Peace Corp Experience at the Mendham Township Library

On Thursday, May 16th at 7pm the Mendham Township Library will host local resident Virginia Gembala as she presents, My Peace Corp Experience.

Explore the intricacies of life in Peru through the lens of Virginia Gembala, a dedicated Peace Corps volunteer hailing from Mendham Township. Motivated by a desire for unconventional career paths and a thirst for cultural immersion, Virginia embarked on her journey with the Peace Corps, seeking both professional development and a unique life experience in Peru. As an integral part of a rigorous 27-month program, Virginia resides with a local host family while undertaking vital community health initiatives. Engaged fully in the fabric of Peruvian society, she actively participates in communal festivities and gatherings.

Embark on a captivating exploration with Virginia as she recounts her enriching tenure with the Peace Corps and delves into the vibrant tapestry of Peruvian culture. Through candid reflections, Virginia navigates through the spectrum of challenges, triumphs, and opportunities that have shaped her growth as a volunteer. Her narrative aims to inspire others to contemplate unconventional pathways that serve not only personal aspirations but also contribute meaningfully to global welfare.

My Peace Corps Experience will be held in the Brookside Community Church’s Scialla Hall at 8 East Main Street in Brookside, NJ! Click here for the venue’s address.

FREE! Click here to register for this once in a lifetime experience!

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May 16 2024


7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Brookside Community Church's Scialla Hall
8 East Main Street, Brookside, New Jersey


Mendham Township Library
Mendham Township Library

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