AmeriCorps Week events, NH service!

Sunday, March 11, 2012 - 12:00am

AmeriCorps Alumni Reception
Sunday, March 11, 2012 - 4-7 p.m., 848 Elm Street Suite 201, Manchester, NH

Who: 75-100 Current AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps alumni

What: The AmeriCorps Alums: New Hampshire Chapter will kick off AmeriCorps week with its second annual AmeriCorps Alums reception. This event is a time for current and former AmeriCorps members to connect, share stories of service, and celebrate their accomplishments. The evening will feature dinner, trivia, and a raffle.

Additional Information: Please RSVP to Maggie Woods at woods@nhcuc.org. All alumni and currently serving members are welcome!

NH State House Recognition
Monday, March 12, 2012 - 4-4:30, Upham Walker House, Concord, NH

Who: 50 Current AmeriCorps members, AmeriCorps alumni and Staff

What: AmeriCorps members will have the unique opportunity to sit down with Governor John Lynch and share their stories of service.

Additional Information: Please arrive early to ensure ample time to find parking (street parking only).

AmeriCorps Service Panel
Monday, March 12, 6-7:30 - NHTI - Concord’s Community College, Sweeny Hall Auditorium, Concord, NH

Who: 75-100 High school juniors and seniors and families; college students; community members interested in full-time service opportunities; current AmeriCorps members interested in doing a second year with another AmeriCorps-affiliated program

What: Join us for this panel discussion featuring representatives from every AmeriCorps program in New Hampshire. Panel representatives will discuss their specific AmeriCorps programs as well as the rewards and challenges of giving a year of full-time service. High school and college students looking to do a year of service, community members interested in full-time volunteer opportunities, and current AmeriCorps members who are interested in continuing their service are encouraged to attend.

Life After AmeriCorps
Friday, March 16, 2012 - University of New Hampshire Manchester and 848 Elm Street Suite 201, Manchester, NH

Who: 170 current AmeriCorps members (only)

What: Training opportunity for members to explore next steps after AmeriCorps service

Additional Information: Please dress to transition into the service project in the afternoon. Please direct specific questions to your program director.

Service Project
Friday, March 16, 2012 - 1:30 - 4:30, Valley Cemetery Manchester, NH

Who: 170 Current AmeriCorps members, AmeriCorps alums and staff

NH AmeriCorps programs have partnered with Manchester City Parks to commit a half-day service project. Work consists of: fence painting, debris removal, brush clearing, etc. Programs are also partnering with Blue Star Families to dedicate their service to military families. This portion of the day will also include a letter writing campaign to military personnel and military spouses and children.

Additional Information: Please dress to work outside (long pants, warm clothes, hats, gloves, closed-toed shoes, etc). Water and snacks will be provided.