Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Top Ten Things I Miss From AmeriCorps NCCC

The NCCC Blog will be hosting guest bloggers during the month of January, 2012. We will be back with a brand new team blog in February.

Today’s guest blogger is Heather, who was a corps member of AmeriCorps Class XVI at the Southwest Region Campus in Denver, CO. She currently resides in Maine where she spends most of her time skiing and baking.

Top Ten Things I Miss From AmeriCorps NCCC

1. Buying food in bulk from Sam’s Club and Costco

2. Transition week antics

3. Living in Denver

4. Hearing ‘Who Dat’ everywhere in New Orleans

5. Operating heavy machinery like a pro

6. Hiking giant mountains

7. Unusual and interesting daily projects

8. Being able to say, “oh yeah, I’ve been there!”

9. ISP at the New Orlean’s Zoo

10. My family


Heather serves as a member of the AmeriCorps NCCC Alumni Leadership Council. The AmeriCorps NCCC Alumni Leadership Council was recently established to increase NCCC's alumni engagement. The council currently consists of 11 members including 2 alums representing each region and 1 Chair. Alums are currently spear-heading committees related to new member recruitment, building relationships with project sponsors, fundraising, national days of service days, and 20th Anniversary planning. For more information or to become involved as a regional rep, please contact ncccalums@gmail.com.
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