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Celebrating our THANKS LIST for 2013! Welcome 2014!

December 31, 2013

Filed under ENews - it's the news!, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Park, National Cowboy Poetry Competition NCPC, Points of Light, Volunteer Conference

Atlanta, Georgia - Colorado Springs, Colorado - Washington, DC & Charleston, South Carolina December 31 2013 This year is closing down. It's been a great one.  From Atlanta to Washington, DC, to Colorado Springs, Mt. Hood, Oregon to Golden, Color...

Backpackers visit Volunteers from Point of Light at the World War II Memorial, and find another story! Read on!

June 24, 2013

Filed under Cover the Assignment, ENews - it's the news!, Points of Light, Volunteer Conference, Top Stories

WASHINGTON, DC June 22, 2013 The World War II Memorial is always busy with lots of visitors. We are there to find the volunteers, who attended the Points of Light Conference (Service Unites) and are spending the m...

Backpack’s New Pearls – found at the Points of Light – Service Unites Conference

June 21, 2013

Filed under ENews - it's the news!, Info for Parents, Our Blog, Points of Light, Volunteer Conference

WASHINGTON, DC Jessica Herlinger- KSANG & A BACKPACK JOURNALIST Goose bumps. That’s the reaction the body uses to express several different emotions. The emotion that I am referring to happens to be amazement. Amazement...

A Key element found at the POINTS OF LIGHT – Service Unites Conference! Let’s give this a Shout-out!

June 21, 2013

Filed under Cover the Assignment, ENews - it's the news!, Points of Light, Volunteer Conference

Washington, DC - reported by Daniel, US Army Reserve Youth & A Backpack Journalist Intern June 20, 2013 At the Points of Light National Conference of Volunteering and Service there was constant evidence of the grateful ...

Strengthening and Empowering Military Families (POINTS OF LIGHT- SERVICE UNITES SESSION)

Hannah, A Backpack Journalist, Interns, Backpack Reporters

June 20, 2013

Filed under ENews - it's the news!, New Work by Military Youth, Points of Light, Volunteer Conference

 A Military Family Member’s Point of View  Written by Hannah Rauhut PREFACE:  It was 3:30 am, Washington, DC.  A loud noise awoke me.  However, first thought came to me was - Hannah needs to write about her experience.  What...

Service Unites at the Points of Light Conference, Washington, DC

June 20, 2013

Filed under ENews - it's the news!, New Work by Military Youth, Points of Light, Volunteer Conference

#NCVS  #1AMERICA DAY 1:  Volunteerism unites!  That’s the “word” coming from the sessions at the Points of Light Conference in Washington, DC.  Backpackers (Daniel, Hannah and Jessica) covered the exhibit floor...

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