There was free hot dogs, hamburgers, and chicken sandwiches in the East Mall, which by the way, was packed full of students. Brooke Emmert from Sauk’s Dance Team commented about one of her favorite parts being the food “There’s food, people think we don’t eat and we eat more than everyone.” Dean Nunez even said, “We had a lot of people […] we ran out of hot dogs and soda…” Read More!
Also known as the domestic Peace Corps, ABC AmeriCorps is a national service program sponsored by Sauk Valley Community College that primarily serves in schools and after-school programs. “We partner with different organizations in Sauk Valley to meet the upmost needs in the community,” stated ABC AmeriCorps Program Director Lisa Peck.
Their mission is to work with children, youth, and families throughout the community to increase academic and life skills. Members receive a monthly living allowance and an education award at the end of the term.
AmeriCorps places their members in a number of sites including those in schools and in after-school programs. These sites help meet the needs of education, public safety, environmental, homeland security and other human needs. Read More!