Board of Trustees of Western Illinois University

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Attachment 37

Peace Corps/AmeriCorps Project

Program Description:

The Peace Corps Fellows/AmeriCorps Program at Western Illinois University places skilled and motivated individuals, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs), in rural communities for 11-month community service internships. While serving in the internships, the RPCVs are enrolled as AmeriCorps members and recruit, coordinate, and manage local volunteers in accomplishing projects, such as city and regional planning, downtown revitalization, park and recreational development, environmental protection, and business retention and expansion.

Primary Contact:

Karen Mauldin-Curtis
One University Cricle
Macomb, IL 61455
County: McDonough
Phone: (309) 298-2706
Fax: 309) 298-3216

Host Sites:

Adlai Stevenson II Center for Comm. And Econ. Development

414-J Stevenson Hall
Campus Box 4200
Normal, IL 61790-4200
County: McLean
Contact: Beverly Beyer
Frank Beck
Phone: (309) 438-8685

City of Macomb

232 East Jackson St
Macomb, IL 61455
County: McDonough
Contact: Ed Basch
Phone: (309) 833-4494
Fax: (309) 837-1523

City of Morrison

200 West Main St
Morrison, IL 61270
County: Whiteside
Contact: Tim Long
Phone: (815) 772-7657

Fulton County
Public Works & Highway Dept.

430 East Oak St
County: Fulton
Canton, IL 61520-3155
Contact: William Kuhn
Phone: (309) 647-0351

IIRA-MAPPING the Future of Your Community

1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
County: McDounough
Contact: Giselle Hamm
Phone: (309) 298-4019
Fax: (309) 298-2142


1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
County: McDonough
Phone: (309) 298-3392
Fax: (309) 298-2142

Southern Illinois HealthCare

1239 E. Main St
Box 3988
Carbondale, IL 62901-3988
Contact: Woody Thorne
Phone: (618) 457-5200 ext. 67836
Fax: (618) 529-0562