Topic: Corporation for National and Community Service
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan is joining mayors from across the nation in proclaiming April 1st, 2014 as the “Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service.”
The recognition celebrates the thousands of hours and countless ideas volunteers bring to our cities and towns. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – For the third consecutive year, Volunteer Clarksville, now a program of the United Way of Clarksville, will commemorate the anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks by providing more than 800 volunteer opportunities through the annual Serve to Remember event.
Volunteers are needed to take part in Serve to Remember’s more than 25 community-enhancing projects, including maintenance work to the Warrior Garden at the Fort Campbell U.S. Army installation, the painting of remembrance tiles by youth and seniors, a ‘pajama drive’ benefitting the Safe House Domestic Violence Shelter, a number of cleanup projects at area parks and nonprofits and more. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN– Clarksville is proud to be a part of the Corporation for National and Community Service 2012 September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance. There is no day in history that has the same power to unite us in service like 9/11.
Be a part of this remarkable initiative to honor 9/11 victims, survivors and those who rose up in service in response the attacks by volunteering in your community. Volunteers and volunteer leaders are needed to help with various local service activities.
Hands on Clarksville’s “9/11 Serve to Remember: Days of Service” challenges citizens of all ages and walks of life to join us from September 1st-11th, 2012 as our community once again honors the memory and expresses our appreciation to those who serve, with our service. «Read the rest of this article»
Success of first-year effort receives National Recognition
Clarksville, TN – The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) announced today that Hands On Nashville’s Hands On Clarksville program has been awarded a $25,000 September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance 10th Anniversary Challenge grant. With these funds, Hands On Clarksville’s 9/11 program, called Serve to Remember, will be supported through 2014.
Hands On Clarksville’s service effort was selected because it connected 890 volunteers with diverse community-enhancing projects between September 1st and 11th, 2011. That’s 48 percent more volunteers than organizers initially anticipated. «Read the rest of this article»
Washington D.C. – In the aftermath of the tragedy that struck America a decade ago, hundreds of AmeriCorps members stepped forward to help, offering assistance to the injured, serving as family caseworkers, and helping those displaced from Ground Zero find housing and other services. For many, their service was a life-changing experience, inspiring them to pursue lives of public service.
All across the country, the events of that day and the heroism of our first responders inspired thousands of then-teenagers and 20-somethings to give back. Many voluntarily enlisted during wartime and knowingly risked their lives to protect our country. Others chose to serve their country through AmeriCorps, meeting vital community needs in education, health, disaster relief, and other areas. All have upheld the virtues of honor, sacrifice, and selflessness that have always been the source of America’s strength. «Read the rest of this article»
Hundreds of Thousands Volunteer in All 50 States on September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance
Washington, D.C. – On the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks, hundreds of thousands of Americans will participate in service and remembrance activities to pay tribute to 9/11 victims and heroes and rekindle the spirit of unity and compassion that followed the attacks.
Projects marking the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance will take place in all 50 states, ranging from food drives and school beautification to disaster preparation and neighborhood cleanups, with many focused on supporting veterans, soldiers, military families, and first responders. «Read the rest of this article»