URISA’s GISCorps was recently honored with a 2012 President’s Volunteer Service Award on behalf of the President of the United States for ‘making a difference through volunteer service’. The Award is given to individuals, families and groups that have demonstrated outstanding volunteer service and civic participation.
The award and congratulatory letter from President Obama have been posted
on the GISCorps website:
Operating under URISA, GISCorps coordinates
short-term, volunteer-based GIS services to underprivileged communities. For
more information about GISCorps and its missions, visit
URISA's GISCorps Recognized for Volunteer Service
March 26, 2012