Gov. Chris Gregoire said: "Washingtonians stand with our friends and family on the East Coast as they begin to clean up and rebuild from the devastation left by Hurricane Sandy. The young women and men in our WCC AmeriCorps program have been deployed to disaster responses across the country and always put service above self. They will arrive in New York on Saturday and with their training and skills will hit the ground running. I thank them for stepping up to the relief effort."
Their departure is profiled in the Ellensburg Record.
Read about another WCC crew from Hadlock, in the Peninsula Daily News.
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