volunteerism http://wkms.org en Senior Corps Week Highlights Volunteers http://wkms.org/post/senior-corps-week-highlights-volunteers <p></p><p>Older adults provide more than 80 million hours of volunteer service in southern Illinois, western Kentucky and across the country.</p><p>This is Senior Corps Week. Senior Corps is part of the federal Corporation for National &amp; Community Service. CEO Wendy Spencer said seniors are volunteering at a record rate.</p><p> Thu, 09 May 2013 16:17:14 +0000 Jeff Williams (WSIU) 31584 at http://wkms.org Senior Corps Week Highlights Volunteers Grimes Collects Public Opinion on Increasing Kentucky's Civic Health http://wkms.org/post/grimes-collects-public-opinion-increasing-kentuckys-civic-health <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Secretary of State Alison </span>Lundergan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Grimes stopped in Murray today in an effort to gather public opinion about ways to improve the civic health of the state after finishing the Kentucky Civic Health Index earlier this year. The civic health index identifies strengths and weaknesses in the overall public participation and civic literacy.</span></p><p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 22:26:40 +0000 Whitney Jones 27480 at http://wkms.org Grimes Collects Public Opinion on Increasing Kentucky's Civic Health