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AmeriCorps volunteers to help out at Reiman Gardens Reiman Gardens will host a group of AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) volunteers his spring.

Seven volunteers, all between 20 and 25 years old, from all over the country will be here from May 7 to June 5. They will help our

horticulture staff with major construction projects, including building and planting the new Shade Garden, installing a series of

new pathways and building raised beds for the rose gardens. They are scheduled to be at the Gardens Monday through Friday, for

40 hours each week. AmeriCorps NCCC is a full-time, residential, team-based program for young adults. Members develop

leadership skills and strengthen communities by completing service projects and gaining life experience.

Ames Golden K Kiwanis donates to ChildServe Ames Golden K Kiwanis presented a donation of $2,000 to ChildServe to support their Ames location programs that serve better than 700 children in the Ames area on April 26. These programs range from serving those with special needs, outpatient therapy, day health clinics, feeding clinics and other unique programs.

The Ames Golden K Kiwanis presented a donation of $2,000 to ChildServe. From left, Golden K member Gene Pollmann, ChildServe Ames Program Director Rachelle Flory and Golden K’s Bud Maakestad. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

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