Volunteer Informational Brunch Today AmeriCorps: Your Community In Action

If you are looking for a chance to do something beneficial to the local, state, or national community while deferring college debt, check into AmeriCorps. The differences that individuals are making today will lead to a better world for years to come.  More information can be found on their website, www.americorps.gov, and at the informational session that the Georgia Southern Henderson Library will be hosting on March 22, 2012 in the first floor exhibit room at 11:00 A.M. Free pizza will be provided for those in attendance. Jeremy Foreman from HandsOn Southeast Georgia will be leading the discussion.

Foreman is a nonprofit consultant and the founding executive director of HandsOn Southeast Georgia — a grassroots, nonpartisan organization — which convenes a support network of partners including volunteers, corporate citizens, educational institutions, faith-based groups, government allies, nonprofit agencies and community-based organizations to improve lives and meet critical needs. He serves as a National Service advocate and member of the ServiceNation coalition. He will be joined by Kim Fritz, an AmeriCorps Alum now working at HandsOn Savannah, who will share her AmeriCorps service experience.

Americorps is one of the largest Community Service initiatives in the world. Members are recognized the nation over as being strong, hard working, compassionate, and advocates for social advancement. They do volunteer work which includes tutoring and mentoring disadvantaged youth, fighting illiteracy, improving health services, building affordable housing, teaching computer skills, cleaning parks and streams, managing and/or operating after-school programs, helping communities respond to disasters, & building organizational capacity.

So, if you need funds to help pay for college, community service hours, networking opportunities, or just have a huge heart, come to Georgia Southern University’s Henderson Library on March 22, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. for more information on how you can become involved with AmeriCorps. FREE PIZZA courtesy of Little Caesars will be provided for those who attend the discussion.  The AmeriCorps discussion brunch is an effort to further Georgia Southern University’s mission of promoting civic and community engagement. Recognition for excellence in this area may be awarded to the University by Carnegie Community Engagement Elective Classification.

Sponsored by: The Government Documents Department of the Zach S. Henderson Library, HandsOn Southeast Georgia, and Little Caesars Pizza

Shared with you by:
Lori Gwinett, MLIS
Government Documents Librarian
lgwinett@georgiasouthern.edu
912-478-5032 Office
912-478-5645 Information Desk
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