April 17, 2018
On April 3rd, 2018, the Albany County Commissioners and the Laramie City Council joined together in recognizing the day as National Service Recognition Day.
National Service participants address the most pressing challenges facing our communities, from educating students for the jobs of the 21st century, to fighting the opioid epidemic, to responding to natural disasters, to supporting veterans and military families. National service expands economic opportunity by creating more sustainable, resilient communities and providing education, career skills, and leadership abilities for those who serve.
AmeriCorps and Senior Corps participants serve in more than 50,000 locations across the country, bolstering the civic, neighborhood, and faith-based organizations that are so vital to our economic and social well-being.
AmeriCorps, SeniorCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA members are actively serving the Laramie and Albany County community through the following organizations:
Feeding Laramie Valley
Wyoming Conservation Corps
Big Brothers Big Sisters
The Downtown Clinic
Family Promise of Albany County
ACRES Student Farm
Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Foster Grandparents of the Wyoming Rockies
The Laramie Soup Kitchen
Southern Wyoming RSVP
Wyoming Senior Companion Program
Many thanks to the Laramie City Council, Mayor Andi Summervile, and the Albany County Commissioners for proclaiming April 3rd, 2018, as National Service Recognition Day.
Also, special thanks to Patrick Harrington of the Wyoming Conservation Corps for his fearless dedication to honoring national service in Albany County. Photo credit: Patrick Harrington.