Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service

Ypsilanti City Council Meeting
Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service
April 7, 2015

Ypsilanti Mayor Amanda Edmonds, along with the Ypsilanti City Council, participated in the Mayors Day of Recognition for Nation Service by issuing a proclamation honoring CSSW’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) volunteers who live in Ypsilanti.  County-wide, approximately 300 seniors are involved with RSVP Washtenaw, serving close to 50,000 hours at 55-60 local nonprofits. Several volunteers attended the meeting.

In addition to RSVP, volunteers from the Foster Grandparents Program (FGP), and the AmeriCorps VISTAs program were also recognized for their service to the community.

RSVP volunteers in Ypsilanti serve at the following stations:

  • City of Ypsilanti Senior Center
  • Estabrook Elementary School
  • Gilbert Residence
  • Hope Medical Clinic
  • House by the Side of the Road
  • Lincoln Senior Center
  • St. Joseph Mercy Health Systems
  • S.O.S. Community Services
  • Washtenaw Literacy
  • Yankee Air Museum
  • Ypsilanti District Library
  • Ypsilanti Historical Museum
  • Ypsilanti Thrift Shop
  • Ypsilanti Township Senior Center

Kan-Ling Cheung Volunteer Kwan-Ling CheungAnn Thomas and Florsteen Edwards Volunteers Ann Thomas and Florsteen Edwards Ypsilanti Mayor Amanda EdmondsYpsilanti Mayor Amanda Edmonds reading the proclamation.

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