On 26 October, American Corner Bitola, with the support of the US Embassy in Macedonia, organized a community service fair focused on volunteerism. This fair was one of several activities in Bitola organized to the mark 20th anniversary of the Peace Corps in Macedonia.
During the fair 13 local organizations and Peace Corps presented opportunities for volunteering heard by approximately 300 visitors, mostly young people, college and high school students. During the fair representatives of FORUM 16 presented its programs, current activities and future plans to engage young people. Visitors to our booth had the opportunity to present their ideas that FORUM 16 will try to help or support within our capabilities.
As part of the activities for the celebration of 20 years of the Peace Corps, American Corner Bitola has organized several workshops, panel discussions on volunteerism, and a culinary evening with dishes typical of the United States.