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Friends of Afghanistan 61st Anniversary Celebration

19 Sep 2023 @ 4:00pm MDT
22 Sep 2023 @ 10:00am MDT

Salam Aleikum!

You and your spouse (or significant other) are invited to a reunion of Peace Corps Volunteers, American International School alumni, and staff who served in Afghanistan from 1962 - 1979, including members of Friends of Afghanistan, the official sponsor of the conference.

Group Reunions: Specific groups or cycles are encouraged to make plans during scheduled conference free time or to plan gatherings on days before or after the conference.  (Note:  Hotel will honor reduced rate 2 days before and after the conference.)

Dates:        Arrival/Registration:  4 – 6 pm, Tuesday, Sept. 19th (Hotel check-in 4 pm)

            Conference:  Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 20th – 21st

            Departure:  Friday, Sept. 22nd (No scheduled events)

Registration: Fees are $100/person or $175/couple 

Online Registration Preferred:   

To Mail:

Send a check payable to Friends of Afghanistan. 

Mail to:

FoA, c/0 Terry Dougherty 
4415 Piazza Circle 

Fort Wayne, Indiana  46804. 

Cancellation Policy: Follow hotel policy for your room refund.  75% of the FoA registration fee can be refunded or donated 100% to FoA programs.

Location:    Double Tree by Hilton at Cherry Creek

Booking:  A special rate of $129 + taxes has been arranged ($150) and a block of 50 rooms reserved until Friday, August 25th. 

Call the hotel at 303-388-5561 for a reservation and ask for the Peace Corps Afghanistan Conference.  Availability is first come, first served.  Free parking.

            455 S. Colorado Blvd, Denver, Colorado  


Schedule & Program:  The schedule and program are still being finalized for the two conference days. Activities being planned include a field trip to a presentation by a carpet expert, a plenary session about refugees and Afghan issues, a bazaar fundraiser, an FoA membership meeting, and an Afghan dinner at the hotel with a keynote speaker and Afghan musicians.

Meals:  There are 2 restaurants at the hotel where you can purchase breakfast and other meals.  The hotel bar will be the gathering place for cocktail hour.  There are many restaurants in the nearby vicinity within walking distance.  A list of Afghan restaurants will be provided.  Thursday Afghan dinner (prepaid in Registration fees):  Wear Afghan attire!  


The following list shows registrations to date: 

19 Sep 2023 @ 4:00pm MDT
22 Sep 2023 @ 10:00am MDT

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