U.S. Coast Guard, NOAA, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to hold public discussions on the future of America’s waterways

The U.S. Coast Guard, along with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will hold nationwide public discussions on

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Budget Cuts Threaten Senior Volunteer Programs

Aberdeen, WA. – HR 1, the Continuing Resolution for fiscal year 2011 passed by the House of Representatives on February 19, 2011 eliminates funding for the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and the programs it administers, including the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program, the Foster Grandparent Program, and the Senior Companion Program (collectively the” Senior Corps”), as well as AmeriCorps, VISTA, and Learn and Serve America. 


CNCS is an independent federal department in the Executive Branch.  CNCS administers programs that use service as a strategy to address critical issues—health, education, conservation, veterans and military families, and poverty.  Each program makes a lasting impact on the volunteer as well as the community.