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Local Motion: AmeriCorps Marks 20 Years Of Service

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Valley Food Partnership

AmeriCorps is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month. 

On this week's episode of Local Motion we are commemorating this milestone by interviewing three locals who volunteered for the national service program. 

KVNF's Laura Palmisano speaks to Courtney Mullin who volunteered for AmeriCorps for two years. Mullin worked with Montana State Parks and at a charter school in New Hemisphere. 

Palmisano also talks to Michelle Amiott who was an AmeriCorps VISTA, short for Volunteers In Service To America. Amiott volunteered for a year in Montrose County at the Valley Food Partnership, a Western Slope nonprofit. 

An interview with KVNF's Jake Ryan wraps up the episode. Ryan was an AmeriCorps volunteer for two years. He worked in West Virginia at a community center and with Maryland State Parks

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