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A day to recognize service to others

The best way to find yourself, Mahatma Gandhi said, is to lose yourself in the service of others.

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Community garden

Community garden

Dirt is leveled for a community garden on the far east side of Amend Park along South Billings Boulevard on Friday.

March 21, 2014 1:58 pmLoading…
AmeriCorps Community garden

AmeriCorps Community garden

AmeriCorps workers Elizabeth Schlobohm and Liz Prather talk Friday about the community garden planned for the northeast side of Amend Park.

March 21, 2014 1:58 pmLoading…

AmeriCorps recuiting for spring, summer

Montana State Parks' AmeriCorps program is recruiting members for 2014 spring/summer positions.

March 01, 2014 2:15 amLoading…

Montana State Parks seeks AmeriCorps applicants

Montana State Parks’ AmeriCorps program is recruiting new members for the 2014 season.

November 25, 2013 11:41 amLoading…
AmeriCorps volunteer Madeline Wenberg

AmeriCorps volunteer Madeline Wenberg

AmeriCorps volunteer Madeline Wenberg helps kids participating in the Junior Ranger Day at Lake Elmo spot osprey as she leads a group around the lake Saturday morning. The event, put on by Fish Wildlife and Parks, included the nature walk, information about plants and animals and an art project.

August 24, 2013 11:59 amLoading…
Wyoming Conservation Corps

Wyoming Conservation Corps

From left, Wyoming Conservation Corps members Anna Kramer, Andrew Mittelstadt, Lee Rogers and Phineas Peake rebuild a stone retaining wall on Casper Mountain. An eight-person WCC crew is spending 10 days making improvements and repairs to the Bridle Trail.

June 28, 2013 10:12 pm
AmeriCorps VISTA workers meet at community garden

AmeriCorps VISTA workers meet at community garden

For a couple of hours Wednesday afternoon, the Whitetail Run Community Garden was humming with about 30 white-T-shirted young adults who pulled weeds, shoveled compost and cleaned out a shed.

June 05, 2013 4:15 pm Photos

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AmeriCorps celebrates by helping others

AmeriCorps celebrates by helping others

Katerina Mendoza wore a slightly dented visor that she plucked from a pile of clothing she was sorting at St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store on Wednesday.

March 14, 2013 5:30 pm Photos

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Montana Conservation Corps' Ben Pendleton and Erin Murray

Montana Conservation Corps' Ben Pendleton and Erin Murray

Montana Conservation Corps' Ben Pendleton and Erin Murray sort clothes at the St. Vincent DePaul Thrift Store at 2624 Montana Ave in Billings Wednesday. MCC crew leaders volunteered their time to mark AmeriCorps Week.

March 13, 2013 3:25 pmLoading…
Montana Conservation Corps' Erin Murray and Alisa Fersch

Montana Conservation Corps' Erin Murray and Alisa Fersch

Montana Conservation Corps' Erin Murray and Alisa Fersch, left to right, sort clothes at the St. Vincent DePaul Thrift Store in Billings Wednesday. MCC crew leaders volunteered to mark AmeriCorps Week.

March 13, 2013 3:25 pmLoading…
Theresa Bushman

Theresa Bushman

AmeriCorps Montana Conservation Corps Director of Development Theresa Bushman talks about the organizations Wednesday at St. Vincent de Paul in Billings.

March 13, 2013 3:25 pmLoading…
Katerina Mendoza and Molly Harrison

Katerina Mendoza and Molly Harrison

Montana Conservation Corps' Katerina Mendoza and Molly Harrison (left to right) sort clothes at the St. Vincent DePaul Thrift Store in Billings Wednesday. They volunteered to mark this week as AmeriCorps week.

March 13, 2013 3:25 pmLoading…
Celebrate Community: Seeds of change

Celebrate Community: Seeds of change

A half-dozen preteen boys sat around the table in a small room at the Billings Salvation Army building, barely able to keep their adolescent energy bottled up amidst outbursts of chatter.

March 10, 2013 10:30 pm Photos

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Montana State Parks recruiting AmeriCorps help

Montana State Parks’ AmeriCorps program is recruiting new members for the 2013 season.

November 20, 2012 12:51 pmLoading…
Montana firefighters, incident commanders joining superstorm Sandy cleanup

Montana firefighters, incident commanders joining superstorm Sandy cleanup

MISSOULA — One season-ending event is another season-starting crisis, as Montana wildland firefighters and incident commanders leave the West’s forests for East Coast storm duty.

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Gazette opinion: Reaching justice - Montanans need access to courts

When the Self Help Law Center moved several blocks across downtown Billings earlier this month, its clients quickly followed. Twenty-three came in the first day.

September 23, 2012 12:10 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Budget plan would hurt outdoor industry, eliminate youth jobs

As our state constitution’s preamble states, “the quiet beauty of our state, the grandeur of our mountains” remain Montana’s defining assets and economic engines. The Institute for Tourism and Recreation at the University of Montana reports $2.6 billion in economic activity from outdoor recr…

September 01, 2012 12:05 amLoading…

State Parks seeking to fill AmeriCorps posts at Cooney, Makoshika, 2 others

Montana State Parks is now recruiting to fill four new AmeriCorps positions with starting dates in August.

July 20, 2012 8:40 amLoading…
Veterans, volunteers raise community garden

Veterans, volunteers raise community garden

Last year, the homeless veterans at Independence Hall and AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers raised about 1,200 pounds of vegetables and flowers from their first go at a community garden. They ate some of the food and donated the rest, including to low-income senior living centers.

July 16, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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