Tag: AmeriCorps

Ryan RayJune 17, 2015
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In an upbeat conference call that included statewide education officials, including Department of Education Secretary Pam Stewart, and Wendy Spencer of the federal Corporation for National and Community Service said Wednesday that Florida will be the recipient of $15.4 million for AmericCorps-led education projects. The officials said that figure will be matched by local money bringing the […]

Guest AuthorApril 2, 2015

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Every day in Florida, countless volunteers serve in our schools, mentoring and tutoring our most vulnerable children. They serve at senior centers, state parks, and even in our homes, providing meals to homebound individuals and caring for those with unique abilities. They make our communities safer, stronger and healthier. That is why Volunteer Florida is […]

Guest AuthorApril 24, 2014

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As lawmakers continue budget negotiations in Tallahassee over the coming days, a group of Volunteer Florida volunteers will be participating in a beach restoration project this weekend in Northwest Florida’s Cessna Park.  These volunteers are not just cleaning up a beach, however: They are saving taxpayer dollars and exploring careers in Florida’s public service sector. […]


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