By Munashe Kwangwari III Reposted from CIProud BLOOMINGTON — The Illinois Prairie Community Foundation awarded YWCA McLean County a grant of $1,645. The grant money will be used to create and educate students in YWCA’s Young Wonders Youth Development program about anti-bias. View video on program. According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, more than one…

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By Michele Evans, Grants & Communications Director Ideas, like plants, need a nurturing location in which to grow and take root. The West Bloomington Revitalization Project, at the corner of Washington and Allin streets, offers the perfect environment for ideas to germinate and blossom. It is the growing ground for many west-side community projects like…

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Reprinted with permission from The Pantagraph By Paul Swiech, Health Editor; Photos by David Proeber BLOOMINGTON — Gloria McKittrick, her sister Patricia Killian and brother Greg Erickson walked through the former neighborhood grocery store once owned and operated by their great-grandfather and grandparents at 1311 W. Olive St., Bloomington. “I love seeing the old, wood…

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