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5th Annual Artist’s Peace Day Contest-And the Winners Are….

Au Pair in America's 5th Annual Artist's Peace Day Contest!

Winners are....

1st Place-Courtney Wright, South Africa, Counselor, Cindy Hallen

2nd Place-Christelle Leredde, France, Counselor Carol Jungman

3rd Place, Sandra Tarka, Poland, Counselor Jim Hamlin

Honorable Mentions go to Dezi Henning, Madeleine Trotter and Aerin Edens.
These ladies will receive an Amazon Gift Card. All others will receive a Global Awareness certificate.
Many thanks to all you sent us your drawings and writings.

Peace Day Winners

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

Many thanks to all who sent us their essays, poems and artwork!  What a wonderful group of women we have representing APIA! Take a look at the winners: 1st Place, Courtney Wright 2nd Place, Christelle Leredde 3rd Place, Sandra Tarka   Honorable Mentions:  Dezi Henning, Madeleine Trotter, Aerin Edens

Peace Day, 2015: Words from our au pairs

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

Today is the International Day of Peace.  I’ve been reading the many essays I received for our Peace Day Contest, and was touched by the comments written by our wonderful au pairs.Chloe Fortoul, from France, wrote that “…we can’t think of “peace” selfishly, limiting it to our neighborhood or to our country….peace should connect every Read more…

A Summer Trip to San Francisco, CA

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

Sharon Silva This summer I went to the beautiful, lively and stunning city of San Francisco. I must say that I fell in love with this city and I dare to say that it is the best city I’ve ever been. I went to visit my best friend, who is an Au Pair there, and Read more…

A Visit With Grandparents to Las Vegas and S. California

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

A few weeks ago my grandparents came over from Germany to California to visit me and spend a week traveling. We started our trip with me showing them San Francisco, the biggest city I live close to. I took them to the ferry building, pier 39 where you can see the seals, to Fisherman’s Wharf Read more…

Travels to Philadelphia

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

Lettie Mabaso from South Africa. Local Community Counselor; Adriana Hanlon I have been travelling and experiencing a lot of things but I wanted to share about my travels to Philadelphia and New Jersey. Towards the end of June I travelled to Philadelphia alone. I did and saw a lot of things during my stay in Read more…

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