Today’s Turning Point comes from guest writer, Mary-Grace Reeves, a senior in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program at Pensacola High School in Pensacola, Fla.
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Today's guest post is written by Maggie O'Neill, a jill-of-all-trades combining a career in editing with other interests in hiking, running, and raising two kids. In her spare time, she volunteers to do her church newsletter as well as does spontaneous litter pick-up in her neighborhood with her kids.
Brian Leftwich is the Senior Manager of NICE for HandsOn Network. He is also a CrossFit coach, heirloom gardener, Colorado State Muay Thai champion and he loves the smell of sawdust in the morning.
Today's post is written by Glenn Tilton, chairman of the Midwest for JPMorgan Chase.
Throughout the economic downturn and continuing recovery, individuals and organizations have looked to the volunteer sector to address community needs. While nonprofits have stepped in to help, the challenge of how civic engagement can build a stronger economy, more highly skilled and versatile workers, and create economic benefits remains.
The theme for this year's National Conference on Volunteering and Service is "Turning Point." At Points of Light, we are highlighting turning point stories about the moment or moments that inspired one's service to society.
Today's guest post is written by Kate Croston, a freelance writer, who holds a bachelors degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. She writes guest posts for different sites and loves contributing home internet service related topics. Questions or comments can be sent to: katecroston.croston09 @ gmail.com.
During Americorps Week we highlight current members and Americorps Alums who are Daily Point of Lights all over the nation...
After three years of service with AmeriCorps St. Louis, Sabrina Hilton conceived the idea to begin growing food in of St. Louis, Mo. This idea came to reality when Green Beings Urban Farm was born.