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Local Volunteers Log 20,170 Hours
Wednesday, July 30, 2008 • Posted July 30, 2008

Hill Country RSVP volunteer statistics for January through June for the RSVP volunteers in Mason County indicated 20,0170 hours of service to the community in the service categories indicated in the accompanying chart. Contributions based on minimum wage scale @ $5.85 an hour, amounted to $117,994.50 in donated revenue for the county.

Anyone who would like to join the group of people participating in the RSVP National Volunteer Program should call Brenda Chapman at 1-866-372-5167 Ext. 255 or f or more information: visit the National CNS(Corporation for National Service) website: www.cns.gov. (senior corps programs/rsvp) or go to www.nscatogether.org.

NATIONAL CNS SERVICE CATEGORIES HOURS

COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/Community Service Outreach/Community Volunteer programs such as Lions, AARP, American Legion, Retired Teachers, American Cancer Society, etc./transportation 6131

DISASTER RECOVERY/RELIEF /CERT(Community Emergency Response Teams) 0

EDUCATION/Libraries, Museums, Schools 3449

ENVIRONMENT/Neighborhood clean ups, recycling animal shelters, adopt a highway 0

HEALTH/NUTRITION/Senior center congregate meals, food pantry/hospice/immunizations/hospitals/propriety health care/home health 1027

HOMELAND SECURITY/Same as Disaster Recovery/Relief which is CERT 0

HOUSING/HAPIN/Independent living which is helping senior live by themselves longer-Meals on wheels 8305

HUMAN NEEDS/Nursing Homes, Senior Center activities, mentoring 833

PUBLIC SAFETY/Triad S.A.L.T.-CASA-Mentoring Adult & Juvenile Offenders, Fire Dept./Police Dept. 425

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