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Commission signs letter backing volunteer programs

Importance of volunteerism noted by county commissioners

 The Barton County Commission, citing the importance of volunteerism and the county’s support of civic involvement, approved Monday morning signing a letter of support for continued funding of the Corporation for National and Community Service. 

CNCS programs engage over 344,000 Americans at 50,000-plus locations annually, and the letter reminds congressional appropriations committees of this, said Linn Hogg, RSVP of Central Kansas/Volunteers in Action director. Local programs under the CNCS umbrella include Meals On Wheels, Medical Transportation, SHICK (Medicare Counseling) and AARP Tax Aid program.   

“I would like to thank you for all of your generous support ...

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