In a much anticipated visit Ambassador Campbell, from the Nicaraguan Embassy in Washington, D.C., and his wife, Miriam Hooker, will be in Adams County April 22-24, participating in a wide range of activities. The first major event will be Ambassador Campbell’s presentation, as the invited speaker for the 2014 Blavatt Lecture, an annual event at Gettysburg [...]CONTINUE READING →
In February students in the FFA program at Gettysburg Area High School chose to contribute $500 to PGL, with their particular interest being the agricultural project in the village of Talolinga, and plans are for one FFA student to participate in a delegation to Nicaragua annually. The connection between the students and León is the [...]CONTINUE READING →
Last month six Adams Countians representing the Young Grower Alliance (YGA) spent a week in Nicaragua related to YGA support of agricultural initiatives in the village of Talolinga. Alana Anderson, one of the six, reported, “It was an enlightening and thrilling week.” The visit was the second or third for several delegates, but all experienced [...]CONTINUE READING →
PGL’s annual soirée, which will be held at the Hauser Winery Friday evening, April 25, will again feature smooth jazz and light fare to accompany the wine. The fundraiser offers guests a casual evening with a beautiful view over the hills of Adams County. The winery is located at 410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville. Tickets will be available soon.
Sunday, April 6, the PGL monthly meeting will feature, “Back from Nicaragua,” a report by the Gettysburg College student delegation that will have returned just two weeks earlier from its experience in León. Host for the 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. gathering that begins with a pot-luck dinner is Madeline Yates, 155 Doubleday Avenue, Gettysburg. People are urged to [...]
The next monthly meeting of PGL will be held on Sunday, January 5, at the home of Gretchen & Rob Natter, 340 E. Lincoln Avenue, Gettysburg, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. This will be a special meeting because people can greet Greg Bowles, who is returning to be PGL’s In-Country Coordinator and is flying in from Colorado [...]
The next monthly meeting of PGL will be held on Sunday, December 1 at the home of Marge & Karl Mattson, 135 Doubleday Avenue, Gettysburg, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. The meeting will feature the program, “You and the Auction!” Hear the history of PGL’s major fund-raising event, Nicaragua Night, then tell us your favorite auction experience. . . [...]
The next monthly meeting of PGL will be held on Sunday, September 1, as supporters of PGL gather for the first meeting of the 2013-2014 year. The meeting promises to be a festive occasion as it kicks off another year of PGL activities. Location and other specifics about the meeting will be available later in [...]