National Service Agency Holds National Call on New Funding Opportunities for Veterans Service

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
Nov 17, 2009

U.S. Senator Warner and Representative Sarbanes to Discuss
Development of Veterans Corps

 

Washington, DC – Nicola Goren, Acting CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service will be joined by U.S. Senator Mark Warner (VA) and RepresentativeJohn Sarbanes (MD) on a national conference call to discuss new funding opportunities to support veterans service and military families on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 2pm.

The conference call with Veterans Service Organizations (VSO) and other veterans groups will cover the development of the Veterans Corps and new AmeriCorps funding for programs that leverage veterans' skills and expertise to help restore local communities and ease veterans' transition to civilian life.

Veterans Corps is led by the Corporation and was authorized by the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America as part of the AmeriCorps program to prioritize funding for veterans services.

Who:

  • Nicky Goren, Acting CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service
  • U.S. Senator Mark Warner
  • U.S. Representative John Sarbanes

 

When:

  • Wednesday, November 18
    2 pm EST

 

Dial In: 800-369-1725

Passcode: 6359004

Media Contact

Samantha Jo Warfield
(202) 606-6775
sjwarfield@cns.gov

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