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Media Advisory: AmeriCorps Week 2014 – Early Learners’ Pathways To Success Service Project with Buff

Media Advisory: AmeriCorps Week 2014 – Early Learners’ Pathways To Success Service Project with Buff

Media Advisory: AmeriCorps Week 2014 – Early Learners’ Pathways To Success Service Project with Buffalo AmeriCorps at The Belle Center

March 3, 2014

Contact: Callie Johnson, Marketing Communications Director
716-352-1147; cjohnson@thebellecenter.org

WHO: Buffalo AmeriCorps at The Belle Center “Early Learners’ Pathways To Success” Service Project WHAT: In celebration of AmeriCorps Week 2014, Buffalo AmeriCorps volunteers will serve
to help place a special emphasis on the importance of early childhood learning. Members willengage in pre-k readiness educational activities with student’s ages 1-4 years old at The Belle Center.

WHEN: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., March 7, 2014

WHERE: 104 Maryland Street, Buffalo, NY 14120

NOTES: AmeriCorps Week is a time to celebrate the volunteer service of past and present members and their impact on communities nationwide.

Buffalo AmeriCorps at The Belle Center will kick-off AmeriCorps Week 2014 with an “Early Learners’ Pathways To Success” Service Project. Members will work with children and perform reading activities, letter/visual recognition, rhyming/sounds, journaling and more. Education is one of two focus areas that Buffalo AmeriCorps members tackle throughout their year of service.

The federal agency, Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) leads the annual AmeriCorps Week Celebration. During this time, the CNCS works to recognize the AmeriCorps related volunteer service activities of thousands of current and past Corps members, nonprofit groups, faith-based organizations, schools and businesses nationwide.