The public is invited to join Rural Action and ServeOhio for a September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance project. The project will consist of storm drain stenciling in the Mineral City area. Volunteers are greatly appreciated and should meet at the Huff Run Watershed office in Mineral City by 2pm on Sunday, September 11th. Safety gear and light refreshments will be provided. Those wishing to volunteer should contact AmeriCorps Member Sarah Homan at 330-859-1050. This volunteer opportunity is suitable for families and children over the age of 13 as well.
Since 9/11, millions of Americans have engaged in service on the 9/11 anniversary as a productive and respectful way to commemorate the tragedy and create a legacy of compassion and action to help meet the challenges we face today
Rural Action is a member- based organization whose mission is to foster social, economic, and environmental justice in Appalachian Ohio. Rural Action believes every individual can make an impact in their community. Learn more at www.ruralaction.org.
ServeOhio is dedicated to national and community service and is an entity of the AmeriCorps program. ServeOhio currently has 20 partner organizations and over 800 AmeriCorps members. With the mission to “strengthen Ohio communities through various types of service and volunteerism” ServeOhio also with volunteer administrators, coordinators, and non-profits to promote volunteerism throughout Ohio. To learn more visit www.serveohio.org.
Rural Action houses 26 AmeriCorps members, four of which are working in the Tuscarawas County area focusing on environmental education, water quality restoration, and community outreach.
Huff Run Watershed AmeriCorps Member