AmeriCorps Members Leave Lasting Mark on Palmetto Trail

WEDGEFIELD, S.C. (WOLO) – When finished, the Palmetto Trail will be one of just 16 cross-state trails in the nation, stretching from the Upstate to the Lowcountry. The Palmetto Conservation Foundation is leading completion efforts. Last summer, they launched the Palmetto Conservation Corps – an AmeriCorps program. AmeriCorps members apply, and then select a term, location and subject area of service….

Get Motivated to Give Back During National Volunteer Week

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – The S.C. State Service Commission is encouraging residents to give back this week in celebration of National Volunteer Week. In 2015, more than 62 million Americans volunteered almost eight billion hours, contributing an estimated $184 billion dollars to our nation’s economy, the Corporation for National and Community Service reports. National Volunteer Week was created to celebrate…