Training for disasters

Tornados, floods … and now earthquakes. Disasters can strike Kentucky communities at any time, and it is important to have trained individuals in place to facilitate rescue and recovery efforts With this in mind, each of Operation UNITE’s 44 Service Corps (AmeriCorps)...
Service Corps: Giving kids hope

Service Corps: Giving kids hope

PAINTSVILLE – Operation UNITE’s Service Corps initiative sets an example of success that should be replicated across America, according to the head of the Corporation for National and Community Service. “We need to share this as a model to other rural counties across...
Service Corps grows to 44 members

Service Corps grows to 44 members

Operation UNITE’s Service Corps initiative continues to expand its impact across southern and eastern Kentucky. With the infusion of supplemental funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service, UNITE now employs 44 full-time AmeriCorps members to...
Service Corps awarded Governor’s Citation

Service Corps awarded Governor’s Citation

PRESTONSBURG – Operation UNITE’s Service Corps program received recognition for its excellent leadership and service during its end-of-year celebration held May 23. “Because of your demonstration of integrity and ability, meriting our great trust and respect, we are...
Service Corps grows to 44 members

Service Corps serving 35 schools

Nearly three dozen schools in Eastern Kentucky will be served by AmeriCorps members during the 2011-12 term through UNITE’s Service Corps initiative. This is the fourth year Operation UNITE has received funding for the initiative through a grant awarded by Corporation...