Community service day at Victory Park Mar. 5

AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps team Green 5, partnered with the Colville Chapter of Habitat for Humanity, is hosting a community service day at their worksite on Saturday, March 5th.

Volunteers are invited to sign up to help Green 5 install drywall, mud, tape, and paint the inside of the houses, which serves as the next step in constructing the townhouses in Victory Park for housing insecure families. The work will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Victory Park located at 10th and Railroad in Colville.

For more information, or to sign up for the event, contact the Corps Member Alyssa Shuman at 843-655-6545 or email her at

The AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) and its FEMA Corps units engage 2,800 young Americans in a full-time, 10-month commitment to service each year. AmeriCorps NCCC members address critical needs related to natural and other disasters, infrastructure improvement, environmental stewardship and conservation, and urban and rural development; FEMA Corps members are solely dedicated to disaster preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery work. The programs are administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). CNCS is the federal agency that engages more than five million Americans in service through its AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, Social Innovation Fund, and Volunteer Generation Fund programs, and leads President's national call to service initiative, United We Serve. For more information, visit