The Youth Volunteer Corp of Alpena are making headlines after being named a Gold Level YVC affiliate. Only the top performing programs dedicated to serving youth and their communities earn this golden status.
In fact, this year’s volunteer corp was one of 15 YVC programs nationwide (including Canada) awarded.
According to Youth Volunteer Corp Director Brooke Mainville, the Alpena YVC has gotten the award every year since 2011.
Youth volunteers completed more than 6,347 hours of service and 275 projects the previous year. They also work with 35 local agencies including the Alpena Civic Theatre, Huron Humane Society and NOAA.