Category Archives: Testimonial

“In 60 nights under the stars, I fell in love with Wyoming”

I cannot convey enough the benefits that WCC has not only provided for the state, but also the benefits it provides for those fortunate enough to serve as members. I was a crew leader in 2011 and though I had been in the state for almost 3 years, it wasn’t until my summer of service…
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Steve Hamaker, Greater Wyoming Big Brothers Big Sisters

AmeriCorps has allowed us the opportunity to recruit more volunteers to serve more children.  The most exciting piece for our organization is that AmeriCorps has allowed us to bring in a wide variety of people with different skill sets, personalities, and diversity.  With our very diverse population of clients, this has allowed us to better…
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Betsy O’Neil, Natrona County Public Library

“The Natrona County Public Library (NCPL) is extremely fortunate to have many dedicated volunteers who regularly help throughout the library. Their hard work improves library service for every member of our community and frees up staff to work on other important projects. Library volunteers receive many benefits from volunteering, including meaningful interaction with library staff,…
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Bill Schieck, Employee at Interfaith / Active Volunteer

“Clinton, just a note to thank you for everything you've done for me personally and for the organizations I have been associated with.  The assignment you arranged for me at Interfaith has been a real eye opener as far as the help that is given to the residents of Natrona County and Casper in particular.…
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Brittany Thompson, Wyoming Conservation Corps

AmeriCorps has given the Wyoming Conservation Corps credibility across the state of Wyoming and opened doors to work with organizations based on our association with the greater AmeriCorps system. I have spoken with many new partners who served with AmeriCorps in various parts of the country, and they are excited to create opportunities for members…
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Pam Zurawski, Child Care Finder

It was a pleasure to have the opportunity to help out with "Make a Difference Day" on October 22, 2011. Volunteering at the Food Banks of the Rockies was an experience for me. Even though I was taking pictures of the activity, I felt very involved. I was able to show others what it was…
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Anna McMahon, ServeWyoming

The Firefighter's Combat Challenge was held the weekend of September 10t-11th as a way to not only commemorate the 10th Anniversary of 9/11, but to remember the heroes who gave their lives that day, and celebrate those who continue to serve our country.  Firemen and women from across the country came together to perform relay…
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Jenell Putnam, Business Leadership Network

My name is Jenell Putnam and I am an AmeriCorps volunteer serving with the Business Leadership Network and its Director Cindy Keele. A year ago I spent the majority of my days staying at home isolated from the rest of the world, only dreaming of being able to get out into the community, being productive…
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Beth Andress, Keep Casper Beautiful

The city streets crew had been working for weeks to sandbag public structures and were happy to partner with Keep Casper Beautiful and the LDS Youth Camp to sandbag the Fort Caspar Museum caretakers home. The youth group was very enthusiastic and worked very hard filling and stacking the sandbags. In 3 hours they accomplished…
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Stephanie Poppe, ServeWyoming

Stephanie Poppe, an AmeriCorps*VISTA volunteer for ServeWyoming, writes, "Serving in the community of Sheridan as a ServeWyoming VISTA Volunteer has been a wonderful experience. I have been able to meet and work with vital organizations that serve our community. As a result, I have seen first hand the connections we have been able to facilitate…
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