JVC Northwest takes a look back at 2012, a year full of service, celebration, and community!
- The third-annual national MLK Day of Service was Monday, January 16th. In the spirit of the day, AmeriCorps programs all over the country participated in various public service days.
- Current JVs gather for their second retreat of the year–a weekend to reflect on social justice and their service as JVs.
- JVC Northwest highlights AmeriCorps Week March 12-16, 2012, featuring daily stories of service and the impact of the 2011-2012 JV AmeriCorps members throughout the Northwest on the JVC Northwest AmeriCorps blog.
- Former JVs, past and present board members, donors, and friends of JVC Northwest celebrate the service of JVs on Earth Day at the 7th annual Seattle gathering.
- FJV Nancy Solomon (’64-68 Copper Valley, AK) hosted an evening in New York City with Executive Director, Jeanne Haster, and former volunteers from the area.
- JVC Northwest celebrated 55 years of service in the Northwest in Portland with a Sunday potluck and mass.
- The first Feed-A-Seed fundraising event was held at Cornell Farms in Portland, giving people the opportunity to purchase their seasonal garden needs while supporting JVC Northwest and enjoying an early-summer evening together!
Check back on Monday, Dec 31 for the remainder of 2012 year in review!