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Giving Thanks For Another Year To Serve: Buffalo AmeriCorps Takes A New Oath Of Service

Giving Thanks For Another Year To Serve: Buffalo AmeriCorps Takes A New Oath Of Service

Giving Thanks For Another Year To Serve: Buffalo AmeriCorps Takes A New Oath Of Service
Buffalo, New York – November 23, 2010 – Buffalo AmeriCorps members represented Buffalo well as they attended the annual AmeriCorps kickoff held in Albany, NY by The New York State Commission on National and Community Service.
The event held on November 19th, 2010 united thousands of AmeriCorps members from New York State to take the AmeriCorps pledge of service, enjoy keynote speakers and partake in educational trainings such as: CPR/Disaster Preparedness and conflict resolution. A mass service project also took place were 3000 Christmas cards were signed and filled with inspirational messages by AmeriCorps members to send to American troops overseas.
Buffalo AmeriCorps member-Jacqueline P. Ornsby received the honor of delivering the musical inspiration- a rendition of America the Beautiful with the piano recording by Krista Seddon. Thousands of AmeriCorps members, NYS Commission on National Service staff and others sang along while viewing a patriotic PowerPoint of community service being performed in Buffalo, New York by Buffalo AmeriCorps members.