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Arkansas Energy Corps shared a memory.

Awe. 5 years ago! Love all my fellow Energy Corps!

Arkansas Energy Corps shared a memory.

How time flies!

Shannon Remley Joyce to Arkansas Energy Corps

Becky and Shannon at the Farmers Market with the Energy Taxi Bike

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Check out EC Alum Kate Barnes in her naturalist position! Way to go Kate!

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If you want to see what I do at work, learn about raccoons, and see me climb out of a dumpster, check out my first ONSC Live! Enjoy!

Today is the last day of service for our three Arkansas Energy Corps members. We thank them for their year of service, as they have all done incredible work in their communities. Also, we welcome Evan Harper to Montana as he just accepted a Montana Energy Corps position in Helena with the Department of Environmental Quality!

Dan, Kate, and Evan gathered in Little Rock on 8.14.15 for their end of service event. Members went on a bike tour of North Little Rock, toured a non-profit bike recyclery, toured two LEED certified buildings, as well as a community garden managed by the Arkansas Garden Corps program.

Energy Corps members in both Arkansas and Montana participated in end of service events last week; bicycling in the heat, teaming up with other AmeriCorps programs in service events, and celebrating their achievements this year. Stay tuned for photos later this week!

Read about Dane's seized opportunities in the alternative transportation realm:…/transitioning-from-service-me…/

Last year, the United States brought online as much solar energy every three weeks as it did in all of 2008, and the solar industry added jobs 10 times faster than the rest of the economy. And since the beginning of 2010, the average cost of a solar electric system has dropped by 50 percent.

Way to go Devin!

Here's your Know Go for Thursday, May 28, 2015 - a quick look at stories you should know before you go.

Read about Kate’s environmental Christmas in April:…/de…/earth-week-in-fayetteville/

My older brother was in Fayetteville last weekend. While we had lunch, he asked me how my service was going. Suddenly, he got a big grin on his face and exclaimed, “OH! Earth Day is this week! Isn’t this like environmental Christmas for you?” I laughed and agreed. As someone who serves for an organi…

Thank you Dan, Scharmel, Kenny and Company for all of your hard work! The recognition is most definitely deserved!

Cool Congregations Challenge winners announced today April 22, 2015 – In celebration of Earth Day, Interfaith Power & Light (IPL) has announced its annual Cool Congregations Challenge winners —...

Energy Corps members across the country are participating in Earth Day events all week. Stay tuned for more photos!

Energy Corps AmeriCorps Program added 38 new photos to the album: Earth Day Activities.

Energy Corps members are planning and participating in Earth Day events between 4.18.15 and 4.26.15. Stay tuned for more service photos!

Read about Dane’s transition from winter to spring in the biking world:…/springing-biking-forward-in-f…/

I’m now half way through my 11 month term of service as the Bicycle Coordinator in Fayetteville Arkansas. I started in October and here we are in April. Bike advocacy is somewhat seasonal, with much of the emphasis in the spring. I’ve ridden my bike to my service site through the winter and put in m…

Read about Evan’s social media experience as an AmeriCorps member:

I’ve never been great at using social media. Sure, I have a Facebook and a Twitter account and I’ll occasionally post things on them but it’s hardly an everyday (or even weekly) thing for me. So, of course, one of the things that I would be asked to do in my service term is build and manage a social…

"Thank you so much to Beta Theta Pi at the University of Arkansas! On March 14th, 24 members volunteered with Energy Corps in the rain to help distribute over 50 energy and weatherization kits to Fayetteville residents! We couldn't have done it without you!