October 11, 2010
PTPI charters new Student Chapter in Gastonia, North Carolina!
Kansas City, MO USA - People to People International (PTPI) is proud to announce the newest addition to its expanding chapter network.
PTPI’s Gastonia, North Carolina Student Chapter was chartered on October 11, 2010. Maria Kamdar will serve as chapter president and Dan Froehlich will serve as chapter advisor. The Gastonia, North Carolina Student Chapter has many upcoming projects. Student Chapter members plan to participate in Global Youth Service Day, host an international movie night, collect school supplies for Operation International Children and will have a cultural bake sale to raise money for Pakistan relief efforts.
PTPI Student Chapters are year-round, membership-based clubs that give students an opportunity to learn leadership skills, team building and personal accountability as well as promote peace and understanding in their school and community. Chapters generally focus on learning about other countries and cultures and participating in various humanitarian efforts. The result is a group of young leaders that have increased global awareness and that also work to make a positive difference in the world. There are more than 200 PTPI chapters worldwide with thousands of members committed to creating Peace through Understanding.
PTPI always welcomes new members to its chapter network in addition to groups of students that would like to join our student chapter program. If you would like to learn more about the Gastonia, North Carolina Student Chapter or how to establish a student chapter in your school or community, contact PTPI’s Manager of Student Chapters, Kristine Knutter, at 1.800.676.7874x114 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
People to People International (PTPI), with World Headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri USA, was established by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on September 11, 1956 to enhance international understanding and friendship through educational, cultural and humanitarian activities involving the exchange of ideas and experiences directly among peoples of different countries and diverse cultures. Today, as a NGO with a U.S., not-for-profit [501(c)(3)] tax rating, PTPI has a presence in 135 countries with more than 80,000 families and individuals actively participating in People to People International programs. Please visit www.ptpi.org for more information.