Community Service Awards: Shelby Morrow

By | September 13, 2019


((ASHLEY)) ARKANSAS GAME AND FISH HAS COMPLETED ITS NEW FISHERY MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR GREERS FERRY LAKE. THE PLAN AIMS TO IMPROVE PEOPLE’S FISHING EXPERIENCES THERE OVER LAKE. THEY HOPE THAT WILL ADD SPAWNING AND NURSERY HABITATS THAT CAN BE DIFFICULT TO CREATE WITH UPáANDáDOWN WATER LEVELS. ((BOB)) IF THERE IS NOTHING MORE VALUABLE THAN TIME, THEN THERE IS NO MORE PRECIOUS A GIFT THAN GIVING OF ONES TIME. OVER THE NEXT FEW WEEKS WE WILL BE INTRODUCING YOU TO OUR COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD THEIR EFFORTS WERE CONSIDERED EXTRAORDINARY, BUT THATS ABOUT TO CHANGE. ((BOB)) MEET SHELBY MORROW THE 2019 RECIPIENT OF THE COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD FOR NATIONAL SERVICE. TRYING TO KEEP UP WITH SHELBY MORROW ALWAYS MEANS BEING A STEP BEHIND. “it’s always been a value of mine, been a value of my families to spend your time as best you can for yourself and others.” EVEN WHILE A COLLEGE STUDENT SHELBY REACHED OUT FOR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES COMPLETING 2 6 MONTH AMERICORP TERMS. SHE SPENT 2 AND HALF YEARS HELPING OTHERS AT OUR HOUSE..A SHELTER FOR AT OR NEAR HOMELESS FAMILIES… AND IS INVOLVED WITH TRYING TO ESTABLISH A BADLY NEEDED GROCERY STORE IN NORTH LITTLE ROCK’S ARGENTA DISTRICT. “self care is what we talk about. Often I feel lost like myself and most of what I need in myself when i’m helping other people.” ACCORDING TO OUR HOUSE SHELBY WORKED TO BRING IN 850áTHOUSAND DOLLARS IN UNRESTRICTED FUNDING, IMPACTED THE LIVES OF MORE THAN 3000 PEOPLE AND FAMILIES THROUGH PROGRAMS AND RELATIONSHIPS. ” it feels just really, its about justice it’s kind of about knowing i have a certain amount of skills, and listening, or something i can physically do” ” its not necessarily bout what i can do it’s just being there if needed ((BOB)) AND HER SERVICE TO COMMUNITY IS FAR FROM OVER. SHE IS ATTENDING THE CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE, AFTER THAT SHE’S ON TO THE BOWEN SCHOOL OF LAW. WE’LL BE HIGHLIGHTING A CSA WINNER EACH WEEK ON KARK 4 NEWS AT 10, UPON UNTIL THE CSA AWARDS

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