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April 24, 2009
ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Alachua County Division of Senior Services wants to make citizens aware of recent changes to two National Service programs, the Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) and the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP).
On March 31, 2009, the House of Representatives passed the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, after the Senate passed the House’s "GIVE" (Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education) Act and renamed it after the Massachusetts Senator. Signed by President Obama on April 21, 2009, the bill reauthorizes Senior Corps for the first time since 1993.
Reforms that will impact these programs include:
For more information, contact Norma Berger, Program Coordinator, Alachua County Foster Grandparent Program at 352-264-6730.
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