Meet the Newest McLean County History Makers

Reposted from The Pantagraph By Kelsey Watznauer BLOOMINGTON — Two couples known for their work in environmentalism and nonprofit community service are McLean County’s newest History Makers. Deanna Frautschi, Alan Bedell, Myra Gordon and George Gordon will be honored this summer at the McLean County Museum of History’s 2022 History Makers Gala, the latest in…

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Chicago Musicians Bringing History with ‘Powerful Sonic Experiences’ to Upcoming Concert at History Museum

Reposted from WGLT By Lauren Warnecke; Photo by Maren Celest Chicago musicians Macie Stewart and Lia Kohl, pictured, play experimental music that mixes violin, cello, and their voices with sounds influenced by classical, jazz, improvisation and even hip hop. They will perform Feb. 26 at the McLean County Museum of History. The non-profit pt.fwd kicks…

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Miller Park Zoo Grows Conservation Efforts With Endangered Plant Garden

Reposted from The Pantagraph By Sierra Henry; Photo Courtesy Bloomington Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts BLOOMINGTON — Miller Park Zoo is not only protecting endangered animals, but through a special grant, it will also help conserve native plant species. The zoo received a $1,000 grant through the nonprofit Illinois Prairie Community Foundation to plant several…

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Experts Say Improving Diversity, Equity And Inclusion At Work Avoids Wasted Human Potential

Reposted from WGLT By Colleen Reynolds A panel of three women who have successfully worked to improve diversity, equity and inclusion in their workplaces say efforts must be intentional and strategies need to address both individual and structural changes that can be sustained. The comments came during a panel discussion, “A Local Look at Diversity,…

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