Member Snapshots April 30, 2012Posted by servicecorpsnews in Accomplishment Spotlight.
First lady Michelle Obama paid a visit to The Mission Continues in March to demonstrate support for the organization’s efforts to engage veterans in civilian service. ALA Call to Service Corps VISTA Member Nic Zevely, assigned to TMC, was on hand, and snapped this picture.
Lupi Rodriguez, an ALA Call to Service Corps VISTA member serving with Still Serving Veterans, was proud to represent SSV at a bill-signing event led by Alabama Governor Robert Bentley (R-AL). Governor Bentley signed the state’s Heroes for Hire Act, which created a series of tax credits for Alabama companies that hire veterans.
AmeriCorps Week is an annual observance to recognize the commitment of AmeriCorps members and alumni by highlighting the extraordinary impact AmeriCorps makes across our nation every day. This year, AmeriCorps Week took place March 10 – March 18. This picture shows ALA Call to Service Corps VISTA Member Joshua Schrier, in service at American Legion Auxiliary National Headquarters, working with children in a low-income community in Indianapolis as part of that city’s observance of AmeriCorps Week.