Shore leaders honored Senior Corps volunteers and AmeriCorps members in honor of National Service Recognition Day April 3. The service recognition day is an initiative led by the Corporation for National and Community Service. Senior Corps Programs of the Lower Eastern Shore gathered recently to celebrate volunteers’ and members’ service to our community: the Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) and the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) recognized the importance of their volunteers’ service along with elected officials from Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset and Dorchester counties. From left are, Joyce Farrare, FGP program director; FGP volunteer Rosemary Green, RSVP volunteers Phyllis and Richard White and RSVP Project Director Valerie Wagner. Foster Grandparents is sponsored by Shore Up, RSVP is sponsored by MAC, Inc., and Americorps, Shorecorp Pals is sponsored by Salisbury University.
MAC, Inc. is a member agency of the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore.
MAC Incorporated, the Area Agency on Aging, serves senior citizens in Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties. MAC’s mission is to provide programs and services that preserve dignity, health and independence for an aging population.