A Joyful Noise! Bloomington-Normal Community Bells Ring In With New Instruments

Music filled the air of the senior living center’s main dining room as the Bloomington-Normal Community Bells New Day Ringers gave their first performance using their new choirchimes. Two octaves of choirchimes were a recent purchase, thanks to a grant from the Laura Sullivan Arts & Culture Endowment Fund at Illinois Prairie Community Foundation. View photos…

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Well-Trained After-School Tutors Key to Helping Close the Learning Gap

As the end of the school year approached, children and tutors gathered for an end-of-the-year celebration at Western Avenue Community Center in Bloomington. The after-school program displayed artwork by the participants and the students with an awards program that included diplomas for graduating fifth-graders. See photos from event. Throughout the school year, about 45 minority…

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IPCF Seeks Philanthropist Nominees

Illinois Prairie Community Foundation

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Illinois Prairie Community Foundation is seeking nominations for its 2018 Philanthropist(s) of the Year. An individual, couple, or family will be honored at the Community Foundation’s Celebrating Local Philanthropy Luncheon at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Normal on Nov. 15, 2018. Nominees must reside in McLean, DeWitt, Livingston or Logan…

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