April 13, 2012

The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners approved a proclamation on Thursday proclaiming April 15th through April 21st, 2012 as Multnomah County Volunteer Week, and April 18th as a special day of recognition for Multnomah County volunteers. 

At the meeting, the board members held a poster showing the value of volunteer hours to the county. During fiscal year 2011-12, volunteers dedicated nearly 140,000 volunteer hours to county programs and projects equaling a value of $3,567,904!