Monday, March 31, 2014
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Peace Corps recruits here

A representative of the United States Peace Corps will host a recruiting drive from 1 to 2 p.m. April 17 at the Key West branch of the Monroe County Public Library, 700 Fleming St.

Most Peace Corps assignments require a college degree, but some positions are available for applicants with three to five years of relevant work or life experience, and a demonstrated interest in public service. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

The Peace Corps program was established by President John F. Kennedy in 1961. More than 215,000 Americans of all ages have now served in 139 countries.

For additional information, visit


Vintners' Dinner

Seating is still available for the annual Vintners' Dinner, set for 6 p.m. April 13 in the Flagler Ballroom at the Casa Marina Resort, 1500 Reynolds St., Key West.

Local chefs will create dishes, while representatives from wineries will explain wine pairings with food dishes.

The event benefits AIDS Help, Inc., and precedes the annual Taste of Key West at the Truman Waterfront.

Call AIDS Help for reservations at 305-296-6196.


Breast cancer forum today

A reception for women about breast cancer will take place at 4:30 p.m. today at 606 Free School Lane, off Simonton Street in Key West.

Sponsored by the National Breast Cancer Prevention Project/Busting Breast Cancer, the event will include discussion of causes, lifestyle changes that can reduce the risk and an opportunity for volunteers to get involved with the Keys Busting Breast Cancer Project, which aims to teach 1,000 Keys women how to stop breast cancer before it starts.

To RSVP, email Susan Wadia-Ells at or call or text: 978-578-1546. For more information, visit