Juneau to Swear In 42 New VISTA Volunteers Thursday


Wednesday, July 21, 2010
By Jessica Rhoades
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July 22, 2010

Juneau to Swear In 42 New VISTA Volunteers Thursday 

HELENA – Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau will swear in Montana’s new VISTA volunteers at a ceremony at 1:00 p.m. tomorrow at the Montana Capitol.

“I am proud of these volunteers and their commitment to spend the next year of their lives making Montana a better place,” said Juneau.

WHAT:  VISTA Ceremony for Administering National Service Oath by Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau 

WHEN: Thursday July 22, 2010 at 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Montana State Capitol, Helena Capitol – Outside - North Steps
(in case of rain – Governor’s Reception Room)

WHO: Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau

* Corporation for National Service – State Office –  Jackie Girard and Amy Busch
* Governor’s Office on Community Service – invited – Jan Lombardi and staff
* Prevention Resource Center (PRC) -  Abby Zent, Vicki Turner and Layna George & Carson Warstler, VISTA Leaders
* Montana Legal Service Association –  Aubrey Laverty, Lisa Heimbach
* Montana Campus Compact – Cody Lillstrom and Brian Christianson, VISTA Leader
* Communities in Action – Becky Hayes, and Jay Witte VISTA Leader
* Billings Metro VISTA Project – Tammy Johnston
* Other AmeriCorps Programs may show up
* Local VISTA site supervisors sponsoring a VISTA may attend
* National Service Members to be sworn in  - 42 VISTA’s (about 1/3 in-state recruits and 2/3 national recruits)
 
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