200+ AmeriCorps members to participate in recovery efforts on Saturday
FAR ROCKAWAY, QUEENS, N.Y. – In partnership with New York Cares and NYC Service, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) will close out the seventh annual AmeriCorps Week with a day of service in the Rockaways.
The event is designed to recognize the more than 2,400 AmeriCorps members who have been a part of Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts in affected areas like the Rockaways region.
CNCS CEO Wendy Spencer and Director of AmeriCorps Bill Basl will join the AmeriCorps members and other local representatives to participate in the service efforts. The project includes cleaning a damaged beach and repairing a daycare center.
Saturday, March 16, 2013
WHO: CEO Wendy Spencer, Corporation for National and Community Service
Bill Basl, Director of AmeriCorps
Diahann Billings-Burford, NYC Chief Service Officer
WHAT: Service projects in support of Hurricane Sandy relief efforts including a beach clean-up effort and efforts to repair a day care center at the Hammel Community and Day Care Center
WHEN: 10 a.m. - speaking program
10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., service projects
WHERE: Hammel House- 81-14 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Queens, New York