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The Greater Good

Posted by Susan Baller-Shepard on: 2015-07-06 @ 21:15 pm

Trivia Night          Saturday, August 15, 2015 U.S. Cellular Coliseum Bloomington, IL Join us for a great event!  A Trivia Night will take place at the U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington, IL in order to raise funds for COTA in honor of Team Spencer. Brothers Mason and Austin Spencer received bone marrow transplants in 2014 to help overcome an extremely rare autoimmune disorder.  Mason developed graft vs. …

Posted by Susan Baller-Shepard on: 2015-03-01 @ 16:15 pm

As part of the continuing celebration of the IWU School of Music's sesquicentennial, three distinguished alumni composers will be on hand for performances of their music on the New Music Cafe concert.  They are Matthew Harder '96 of West Liberty University; Brian Baxter '07 of the Chicago Composers Orchestra and Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras; and Ben Hjertmann '07 of Appalachian State University.  The program includes songs, chamber music, and The Trout …

Posted by Susan Baller-Shepard on: 2015-02-16 @ 19:30 pm

These 2 up for #SpiritofSport award & deserve it! Here's to amazing #courage, #grace, #Leadership, #ClassAct http://bit.ly/1zG4nhJ   The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) developed the Spirit of Sport Award in 2008 as a way to recognize individuals who exemplify the ideals of the positive spirit of sport that represent the core mission of education-based athletics. Student-athletes, coaches, athletic administrators, administrators, trainers and other individuals associated with a school’s …

Posted by Susan Baller-Shepard on: 2014-11-09 @ 12:20 pm

Worldwide Orphans Foundation To transform the lives of orphaned children to help them become healthy, independent, productive members of their communities and the world. We believe that institutionalized children must be integrated in their own communities and cultures, and to that end, all WWO programs include orphans and children from the local areas.  http://wwo.org/ Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO) was founded in 1997 by Dr. Jane Aronson, a renowned pediatric infectious …

Posted by Susan Baller-Shepard on: 2014-11-09 @ 12:10 pm

The Goldin Institute works to build grassroots partnerships for global change that are rooted in the power of communities coming together to build their own solutions and determine their own futures. We help communities achieve their goals through a combination of online and on the ground initiatives focused on addressing poverty alleviation, environmental sustainability, women's leadership and conflict resolution. We achieve our mission by promoting innovative, community-driven partnerships between a …