Power of Service Award – Helen Green

Helen Thornton Green was posthumously honored with the Power of Service Award in September of 2021. The Utah Commission on Service & Volunteerism was proud to recognize Helen for her lifetime of dedication to serving her community.  Helen Green was a champion of causes that contribute to independence and a greater sense of social connectedness for aging seniors in our …

Honored Volunteers – August 2021

Congratulations to recipients of the Lt. Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Certificate in August of 2021. The contributions made by these volunteers make lasting impacts on communities across our state. Parker Guzman was recognized by the Guadalupe School Adult Education for two years of service. We would like to recognize Parker Guzman’s contribution to Guadalupe Adult Education, where he has volunteered as …

AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Aileen Tadd

July, 2021 Each month we recognize an AmeriCorps member serving in Utah for going above and beyond the pledge they took to “Get Things Done.” This month we are proud to recognize Aileen Tadd for her service with the Utah Healthcare Corps in Washington County. The Utah Healthcare Corps, an AmeriCorps program of the Association for Utah Community Health (AUCH), currently supports …

Honored Volunteer – July 2021

Congratulations to recipients of the Lt. Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Certificate in July of 2021. The contributions made by these volunteers make lasting impacts on communities across our state. Eliza Diggins was recognized by the Guadalupe School Adult Education for two years of service. Guadalupe School Adult Education would like to congratulate Eliza Diggins on completing two years of volunteer service! …

Dorothy Ivie Honored with Utah AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award

Dorothy Ivie (Grandma Ivie as she prefers to be called) has been volunteering, in one capacity or another, for the Uintah Basin Association of Governments’ senior service programs since the mid 1990’s, and has officially been with the Foster Grandparent Program since 2000. During the last few decades, Grandma Ivie has assisted countless children at Duchesne Elementary in Duchesne, Utah. …

AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Frances Erlandson

Each month we recognize an AmeriCorps member serving in Utah for going above and beyond the pledge they took to “Get Things Done.” This month we are proud to recognize Frances Erlandson serving in Green River, Utah. Through a placement with WabiSabi Moab, Frances supports programming with Epicenter and Green River PACT. Frances comes to Green River from the Green Mountains …

Honored Volunteers – June, 2021

Congratulations to recipients of the Lt. Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Certificate in June of 2021. The contributions made by these volunteers make lasting impacts on communities across our state. Volunteer First Name: Volunteer Last Name: Nominated By: Sandy Aguilar Kearns HS Kira Aparicio Kearns HS Antonio Banuelos Kearns HS Yareli Becerra Kearns HS Sarah Brons United Way of SLC Alexia Concha …

May 2021 AmeriCorps Member of the Month - Haley McIntosh. Image of Haley, a woman with brown hair wearing glasses standing in front of a red brick wall. She is wearing a blue shirt with the Playworks logo.

AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Haley McIntosh

Each month we recognize an AmeriCorps member serving in Utah for going above and beyond the pledge they took to “Get Things Done.” This month we are proud to recognize Haley McIntosh who just completed her fourth and final year of service with Playworks in the Canyons School District. Playworks engages AmeriCorps members to serve in 75 low-income, at-risk elementary …

Guest Author Carolyn Marlin, 2021 Youth Council Member

Carolyn Marlin is a member of the 2021 UServeUtah Youth Council representing the Waterford School in Salt Lake County. During her term on the council, Carolyn conducted a project to engage young volunteers in their communities. She formed Bags of Love Utah, an organization that involves young Utahns in donation drives to address critical needs throughout the state. — Guest …