National Service Vice Chair Meets with Hamilton City Mayor and City Council, Hosts Community Dialogue to Discuss Service as a Solution

Jul 14, 2010

TheOfficial Will Visit Hamilton Living Waters Ministries, Inc. to Observe Anti-Hunger Program in Partnership with U.S. Department of Agriculture

Hamilton, OH—Eric Tanenblatt, Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service, met with Hamilton City Mayor Pat Moeller, the City Council and state and local leaders to discuss strategies to leverage citizen service to solve local problems.

Hamilton is Tanenblatt's first Community Dialogue to engage diverse communities in the Corporation's new vision for national service. Several dozen nonprofit and social sector leaders will gather to discuss the agency's five-year strategic plan to expand opportunities for more Americans to volunteer and drive measurable impact toward solving local challenges. Ohio is home to 2.6 million volunteers who have contributed more than $5.9 billion dollars worth of service to those in need.

Later today, Tanenblatt will visit Hamilton Living Water Ministries, Inc., an AmeriCorps VISTA summer associates site where associates are partnering with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program, designed to solve the summer nutrition gap for area youths. This partnership was formed in support of President Obama's United We Serve: Let's Read. Let's Move. summer initiative.

Below is a schedule of events and activities. All times Eastern Standard Time.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

WHAT: Tanenblatt meets with key community leaders to discuss the agency's five-year strategic plan.

WHEN: 9 a.m.

WHERE: Miami University Hamilton

Wilks Conference Center

1601 University, Blvd.

Hamilton, OH


WHAT: Tanenblatt meets with Hamilton City Mayor, Vice Mayor, and City Council to discuss service as a solution to local needs.

WHEN: 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Ryan's Restaurant

241 High Street

Hamilton, OH


WHAT: Tanenblatt tours AmeriCorps VISTA site.

WHEN: 1 p.m.

WHERE: Hamilton Living Waters Ministries, Inc.

734 Sycamore Street

Hamilton, OH


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