April 4th, 2017
Today, Mayors, County Commissioners, and Tribal leaders across the country joined together to recognize the impact that AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, and AmeriCorps VISTA members have made on critical community needs through National Service and to proclaim April 4th, 2017 as National Service Recognition Day.
The Albany County Commission and Chairman Tim Chesnut and Mayor Andi Summerville and the Laramie City Council joined together in recognizing the following organizations who actively serve the Laramie and Albany County community.
- Wyoming Conservation Corps
- Greater Wyoming Big Brothers Big Sisters
- Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
- Feeding Laramie Valley
- Foster Grandparents of the Wyoming Rockies
- The Laramie Soup Kitchen
- Southern Wyoming RSVP
- Wyoming Senior Companion Program
Funding for these programs comes in-part from Serve Wyoming, The Wyoming Governor’s Commission on National and Community Service. Serve Wyoming has helped to leverage 4,538 Community volunteers, provided 398,505 hours of service, and had an economic impact of $9.21 million dollars. The Wyoming State Office of the Corporation for National and Community Service provides direct oversight for AmeriCorps VISTA and Senior Corps programs throughout Wyoming.