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News Release
Thursday, July 28, 2011

Commanders Program Leads 40 Students in Community Service

Communities In Schools-Bay Area and Volunteer Houston-Bay Area recently partnered to develop community service for 40 area high school students. The two week-long sessions instructed students on what it takes to be a volunteer.

Guest speakers from local non-profits and businesses discussed volunteerism within their fields.

In this year's annual Commanders Program, students worked on service projects at Armand Bayou Nature Center, Hope Village, Bridge Over Troubled Waters and The Neighborhood Center in La Porte.

At the end of the program, each students received a certificate for completing 20 volunteer hours.

Communities In Schools-Bay Area is a dropout prevention program serving schools in Clear Creek and Dickinson ISDs. Volunteer Houston-Bay Area promotes volunteerism and connects citizens with volunteer opportunities.




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