PLACERVILLE ROTARY CLUB exchange student Rubem Mandelbaum Pugliesi, 16, from Brazil, right, is enjoying his stay in the United States. He is staying with Noreen and Charles Jones in Camino. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

Foreign Exchange Student, Rubem Mandelbaum Pugliesi,16, Brazil, enjoys his stay in the United States with the Jones family in Camino.(Charles, Noreen and their 17 year old son, Emmet) Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene


Cultural exchanges benefit everyone

By From page B1 | December 28, 2010

It takes a village to host an exchange student, but the work is worth it according to Keith Richardson of the Placerville Rotary Club. Richardson has been involved with the club’s Youth Exchange program for 20 years, as a counselor, a host  and the father of three exchange students.

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