Grant Success Stories

Nurturing Fathers: Fledgling McLean County Fatherhood Coalition Helps Men With Their Vital Role

Reprinted with Permission from The Pantagraph By Paul Swiech, Pantagraph Health Editor; Photo by David Proeber BLOOMINGTON — Tylin Davis learned what it meant to be a father when his fiancee had a medical complication following the birth of their daughter and was rushed to emergency surgery. “I prayed to God, ‘please don’t take my…

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‘Unique Power:’ ISU’s Art Station Shows Youths What’s Possible

Reprinted with Permission from The Pantagraph By Lenore Sobota, Education Reporter; Photos by Lewis Marien BLOOMINGTON — When you visit an after-school art class with children from kindergarten through fifth grade, you expect a bit of chaos, questions, curiosity and chatter — not a lot of deep thought and introspection. But sometimes the most insightful…

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Atlanta Community Comes Together to Create Museum Exhibit

‘Classrooms & Community’ Complements Smithsonian’s ‘Crossroads: Change in Rural America’ Display In a perfect example of how small rural communities can rally around a common goal, the residents of Atlanta and Logan County came together to create a new exhibit for the Atlanta Museum. Called “Classrooms & Community: Changes in Rural America’s Sense of Community,” the…

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