April 2022 AmeriCorps Member of the Month - Alli Riebel; Utah Conservation Corps

AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Alli Riebel

April, 2022 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 Alli Riebel who is serving with Utah Conservation Corps. This story was adapted from Heal the Planet, Heal the Self: One Conservationist’s Journey — a profile by David Mallery, originally …

Art Manzanares, AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award

Art Manzanares Honored with Utah AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award

Art Manzanares was honored with the Utah AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award in March of 2022 for his service as an AmeriCorps Seniors volunteer with Weber Human Services’ Senior Companion Program. Program Director Heidi Wade submitted the following nomination about Art’s outstanding service: “Art Manzanares works hard to serve our clients, overcoming his own disabilities to bring joy back into the …

Pam Selson AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award

Pam Nelson Honored with Utah AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award

February, 2022 Pam Nelson has been a volunteer with the Weber/Morgan RSVP program for the past 16 years, but has volunteered at the Ogden Nature Center for over two decades. She has served over 2,500 lifetime hours at the center helping with office work, mailing and distribution, preparing supplies for education programs, and anything else that is put on her …

January 2022 AmeriCorps Member of the Month, Miyah Ngo, Utah Higher Education AmeriCorps Network

AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Miyah Ngo

January, 2022 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 Miyah Ngo who is serving with the Utah Higher Education AmeriCorps Network (UHEAN). UHEAN AmeriCorps members build safer, stronger, healthier, and more united communities across the state. They …

Bonnie Wilson Honored with Utah AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award

Bonnie has been a dedicated Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) volunteer for six years as of August 2021. She has served over 1,656 hours and traveled roughly 21,584 miles transporting clients to doctor appointments, grocery stores, pharmacies, and beyond. Bonnie has served approximately 20 clients during her years of service and is a great asset to the Uintah Basin community. …

Donna Johnson Honored with Utah AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award

Donna Johnson was honored with the Utah AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award in recognition of her outstanding service as a Foster Grandparent at King Elementary School in Layton. LaiLoni Elggren, 4th grade teacher at King Elementary, provided the following nomination: “Donna has been coming to my classroom now for about five years. She comes at least twice every week and stays …

Jan Phillips Honored with Utah AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award

Jan joined the Foster Grandparent Program of Salt Lake County, Aging and Adult Services in August of 2012. She has faithfully served over 9871 hours at South Valley School, a school that serves students with special needs. She helps students maximize their independence and success as they prepare to transition from the school environment to the communities surrounding us. They …

Susan Litson Honored with Utah AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award

Salt Lake County Aging & Adult Services Senior Companion Program volunteer Susan Litson is a champion of causes that contribute to independence and a greater sense of social connectedness for aging seniors in our community. For the past six years Susan has helped frail, isolated seniors through her service as an AmeriCorps Seniors Senior Companion Program volunteer. She always has …