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August AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Chris “CJ” Dimacali

We have a lot of great programs in our AmeriCorps portfolio, but the Utah Conservation Corps (UCC) has some of the most rugged and adventurous AmeriCorps members in the state! Our AmeriCorps member of the month for August, Chris “CJ” Dimacali, is a perfect example of how AmeriCorps members “get things done” in the toughest conditions!

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Utah Ranks #4 for Producing AmeriCorps Members

New data shows more AmeriCorps members come from Utah than other states; Provo ranks #1 among cities of its size, and Salt Lake City ranks #8 among cities of its size.

[SALT LAKE CITY/PROVO] — When it comes to enrolling in AmeriCorps, Utah residents rank fourth among states, according to new data released today by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers the AmeriCorps program and leads the nation’s national service and volunteer programs. Continue reading

Power of Service Award – Sandra Christensen

LaDawn Stoddard (left) presenting Sandra Christensen with the Power of Service Award on July 17, 2018

Sandra Christensen has been volunteering for Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services for 25 years doing health screenings for seniors at Salt Lake County Senior Centers. Sandra brought her expert knowledge as a registered nurse by providing blood pressure and blood glucose screenings at various senior centers and housing units. Sandra spent an average of 10 hours per week volunteering for our seniors. In past years, she would help administer flu shots to homebound seniors in their homes and provide health screenings at health fairs as requested. Autumn Pham, the previous nurse coordinator, has said that Sandra was usually the first volunteer to call to make sure she was on the list to help provide homebound clients flu shots.

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