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Get to the Point Issue 11 Volume XVII

Get to the Point Issue 11 Volume XVII

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Published by: Sam McKenzie on May 26, 2011
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Get to the Point Volume XVII Issue 11
 
Get to the Point: The NCCC News
An NCCC Atlantic Region Publication
Perry Point
May 2011 Volume XVII Issue 11
Maryland
 
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Inside Issue 11:
I’m a member of the National CivilianCommunity Corps, an AmeriCorps program. N-triple-C members are 18 to24 years old and spend 11 monthsgetting things done for America whiledeveloping their own leadership skills.We serve on teams to help communities prepare for and respond to disasters, build homes, and help the environment.
Strengthen communitiesand develop leaders throughdirect, team-based nationaland community service
 Featured on the Cover- Upper left clockwise: Tiffany Taylor and Amanda Skalicky enjoy the water while ondisaster and Raven 7’s Ariel Keeton push the garbage while on street cleanup duty. Elisabeth Valdez works for the Red Cross and Raven 1 shows off the island. And Shea Boughton pushes the tires out of the field. Center:Mooose 4 & Raven 4 with Elisabeth Valdez in Alabama on Disaster with the Red Cross.
CAP & MediaMoose 3 UpdateAmeriCountAmeriGourment3-4Job ListingBrain Food55Disaster Summary 6-7Alumni Spotlight89-1014Alumns 1112Memorial Day 13Staff Service 15
 
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Moose 3: Back Row Starting Left– TL Jamie Inarda, Evan Owen, Nicholas King, Jared Robison (no longer in the program) Mark Hartman, Naiemah Brown Front– Left to Right– Megan Hill, Alyssa Cobb, Bethany Fournier, Roxann Phelan
Moose 3 has begun their work doing tornado relief down south. It was bittersweet to leave Vacamas Camp inNew Jersey. The staff was amazing and the area was beautiful yet we were excited to be able to lend a hand in Alabama! We are currently staying in Moundville, Alabama and staying with another team which now makesus Moofalo 7. Figure it out! We are working in a donation warehouse sorting clothes, toiletries, food, shoes, toys, etc. We are theonly warehouse in the area that is a distribution center meaning victims come and receive necessities. We areable to talk to the clients and hear their stories which are humbling. It proves our work is truly impacting thecommunity and really shows us that what were doing here is making a difference.For example one day a woman came in and her presence was one of fear, loss and confusion. She had just moved from Colorado and was literally in Tuscaloosa for three weeks when the tornado hit. She lost herhouse, furniture, clothes, everything dear to her and yet no child of Mother Nature, no matter how horrendous,
Moose 3: Disaster Relief 

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