Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Daria Anderson-Faden
The Observer 

AmeriCorps Making, And Leaving, Its Mark On Kimball Area


August 6, 2020

Daria Anderson-Faden / The Observer

AmeriCorps Volunteers and community members plant irises at the Visitors Center. Iris Club members assisting with the planting were LeRoy Meininger, Jo Wells and Sharon Johnson.

AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps is a federal program for 18-24 year-olds and teams up with local non-profit organizations to complete hands-on projects.

AmeriCorps volunteers will be in Kimball County for the next month working on a variety of projects. The Visitors Center was first on the list of receiving help as the 11 volunteers from Connecticut to Jamaica and Lithuania acclimated themselves to Kimball. The young workers helped plant an iris area at the Visitors Center and they also cleaned up and weeded the landscape around the Visitors Center.

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