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AmeriCorps receives grant

Published: Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

SPRINGFIELD –The Corporation for National and Community Service has awarded $7.5 million to enable volunteers in AmeriCorps programs to better serve Illinois communities.

Dixon’s AmeriCorps Benefits the Community Program, better known as ABC AmeriCorps, has been selected to receive the federal grant. The program is sponsored by Sauk Valley Community College.

AmeriCorps is celebrating 20 years of service.

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