Archive | January, 2005

President Bush Recognizes 400th USA Freedom Corps Greeter for Dedication to Volunteer Service

Posted on 07 January 2005 by Dan

President George W. Bush presented the President’s Volunteer Service Award to Don Kotchman when he arrived at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Michigan, on Friday, January 7, 2005. Kotchman, an Army colonel, is an active volunteer with Boy Scouts of America and as a coach for youth sports programs.

President Bush has called on all Americans to volunteer two years or 4,000 hours over the course of their lifetimes, and he created USA Freedom Corps to help foster a culture of service, citizenship, and responsibility. Since March 2002, President Bush has met with 400 individuals around the country, like Kotchman, who are answering the call to volunteer service.

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