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A Fond Farewell

Appalachian Voices would like to bid a very fond farewell to our two Energy Savings AmeriCorps Project Conserve outreach associates, Katie Kienbaum and Becca Bauer, who both worked to bring energy efficiency to Western North Carolina. Katie worked with us

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A Sunny Welcome for Austin Counts

Our Norton, Va., office is thrilled to welcome our new Southwest Virginia Solar VISTA, Austin Counts! Austin will be helping our New Economy Program to bring more solar energy to the region.

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Welcome to New Staff and 2015-16 AmeriCorps Members

Meet our new staff member and 2015-16 AmeriCorps Project Conserve team.

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Farewells and Thank-Yous!

We say farewell to two long-time AV staff members, and express our sincere gratitude to our incredible 2014-15 AmeriCorps team.

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Serving Virginia Parks

The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation is launching the inaugural year of its Virginia Service and Conservation Corps program. Participants will maintain trails and improve natural habitats at Pocahontas, Leesylvania or Hungry Mother State Park.

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Volunteering Across the Region

AmeriCorps AmeriCorps is one of three core programs of the Corporation for National and Community Service, a federal agency that calls upon local communities for volunteer opportunities. AmeriCorps programs include disaster relief, anti-poverty efforts and general community support, as well

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October/November 2013 Newsbites

Community meetings to tackle blasting issues, a photo exhibit to benefit Appalachian Voices, and saying Hello to new faces and Goodbye to a familiar one.

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‘Ag-gag’ bills Considered in Tenn., N.C. North Carolina became the 11th state this year to consider a form of an “ag-gag” bill, which limits the spread of information about agricultural practices through laws about employee practices. Called the “Commerce Protection

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Saying Hello to Our 2011-12 AmeriCorps Team

Appalachian Voices is excited to welcome three new members from Americorps Project Conserve to our team for the 2011-12 service year. Brian Sewell Communications Outreach Associate Brian graduated from the College of Charleston with a B.A. in Communications and a

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