Gov. Jack Markell and first lady Carla Markell will begin the Delaware Week of Service on Sunday, April 15, with two events in Smyrna, the announcement of a weeklong public food drive by the Delaware National Guard and the beautification of the grounds of a historic home owned by the state.
The Delaware Health and Social Services’ Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities will seek public comment on its proposed State Plan on Aging covering October 2012 through September 2015.
Delaware will receive $600,000 from the Corporation for National and Community Service to support AmeriCorps members at nonprofit, faith-based or community organizations across the state for 2012-2013.
Governor Jack Markell will present Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Awards to 19 individuals and groups of young people April 4 at the Dover Downs Hotel ballrooms.
AmeriCorps Week provides an opportunity for Delaware’s 110 AmeriCorps members, alums, grantees, program partners, and friends to shine a spotlight on the work done by members — and to motivate more individuals to join AmeriCorps or to volunteer in their communities.
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