Rockford graduates complete AmeriCorps NCCC service

They’ve lived in tents, provided relief to tornado-devastated communities, mentored disadvantaged youth, coordinated tens of thousands of volunteers, and developed into our nation’s future leaders. With over half a million hours of service and 138 projects behind them, Meghan Pitsch and Rose Marie Fulbright, both of Rockford, are two of 284 members of AmeriCorps’ National […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Reader defends AmeriCorps Dear Editor, I was born and raised in Rockford, and have grown up with the Squire. I believe it is a great voice for the members of the community. I have been traveling the country for the past few years with AmeriCorps, working on community service projects dealing with many different issues—education, […]

Local heroes serve in AmeriCorps NCCC

Meghan Pitsch

On Friday, Nov. 12, Meghan Pitsch and Rose Marie Fulbright, both of Rockford, were inducted into the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), an AmeriCorps program. They began work on their first of four long-term service projects the week of November 15. Founded in 1994, AmeriCorps NCCC is a residential national service program that supports disaster […]