Recent News'S ARCHIVE

  • For the second year in a row PGL was invited to provide entertainment at the Nicaraguan Embassy in Washington, D.C. on “Embassy Day,” Saturday, May 6. Embassies are open to the public for a chance for people to be welcomed by the embassies and learn about their activities. Gina Robertson, member of the PGL Executive […]

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  • It is with a heavy heart the PGL announces that Country Director Yessica Holguin will be leaving the organization at the end of her contract in mid-April.  “Nicaragua has been my home for the last six years, and it will be very hard to leave,” said Holguin.  She has been hired to lead the Community […]

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  • A potential new initiative for Project Gettysburg/León is a shrimp co-op located at Isla Juan Jenado on the Pacific coast just a 25 minute drive from León. Yessica and Carlos, PGL’s In-Country Directors, recently took a boat ride out to the island co-op and said, “It’s good to see it in person. . . It’s […]

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  • Fundación Artistico Xuchialt enters a new chapter in its long history as Gladys García Bravo, who has served the organization for many years, steps up to be the new president. Gladys has been working with Yessica & Carlos, PGL’s In-Country Directors, to effect the transition to the new leadership. Early in March, for example, she spent […]

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  • PGL’s next monthly meeting in Gettysburg will be held on Sunday, April 2, hosted by Madeline and Julia Yates. The meeting will feature the latest news about the program in León from Yessica Holguin and Carlos Valverde brought live via Skype. Other topics will be the annual Soirée that follows on Friday, April 7, and […]

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  • Carlos Valverde and Yessica Holguin, PGL’s In-Country Directors, have been busily engaged with Taller Artistico Xuchialt, the school for the arts, as they work with the directors of the school and with an accountant who was hired to help the artists develop their administrative capacities. In July Yessica attended the annual sister city conference, accompanied […]

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  • In its annual meeting early this summer the Adams County Community Foundation honored PGL as a “2015 Adams County Fellow” because of PGL’s successful establishment of an endowment under the administration of the ACCF. Representatives of PGL were present to receive the honor and the certificate. PGL engaged the services of the Community Foundation in […]

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  • Early in May Alana Anderson, key liaison between PGL and the Adams County Young Grower Alliance (YGA), and who has served most recently on the Executive Committee as secretary, is leaving Adams County for a job in San Francisco, with interim orientation in New York City. Obviously Alana’s career move takes her away from PGL’s […]

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  • A delegation of five artists from Taller Artistico Xuchialt, the school for the arts supported by PGL, will be the featured guests at the PGL monthly meeting on Sunday, May 3. The five–Fanny, Jonathan, Bismarck, Allan, and William–artists and teachers at the school, will present a unique program of Nicaraguan dance, music and art. The […]

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  • Project Gettysburg/León announces the hiring of Yessica Holguin and Carlos Valverde to share the position of Country Director.  As of mid-April the husband-wife team will be living in León, Nicaragua where they will direct PGL’s program focusing on sustainable development and cultural exchange. Ms. Holguin and Valverde have relevant experience with development work and with Nicaragua, […]

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