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Voices of the Fellowship: Rural Philanthropy Days 2015

Rural Philanthropy Days provides a unique opportunity for statewide funders, government agencies, and local grant seekers to strengthen partnerships and discover ways to work together on rural projects that improve community life.

by Lori Bellingham, the May 11, 2015, midnight

Voices of the Fellowship: Leading as a listener

Earlier this month I took a six day transformational leadership course in which I explored how I can make leadership my natural self-expression.

by Hannah Staller, the May 1, 2015, midnight

Never a Dry Day

Perhaps it was with foresight that Spencer Penrose installed secret doors behind the library’s north bookcases when he remodeled his new home in 1916.

by Lori Bellingham, the April 27, 2015, midnight

Sharpen Your Axe

One day, two lumberjacks decided to compete to see who could chop more lumber in 24 hours.

by Lori Bellingham, the March 31, 2015, midnight

Bringing in the New Year in Africa

As an African-American woman, I always hoped to visit a continent with rich history and ties to my ancestry. Little did I know I would bring in the 2015 New Year on a plane heading to Uganda.

by Lori Bellingham, the March 12, 2015, midnight

From the 400 Freestyle to the Fellowship

I was born with a benign tumor in my spinal cord, which caused enough nerve damage and weakness in my legs to make me eligible for the Paralympic sport system.

by Lori Bellingham, the March 9, 2015, midnight

ACYPL: Oceans Apart, and Yet We're the Same

At the height of the Roman Empire - when Istanbul was still Constantinople - a one-way trip between Rome and the Empire’s eastern capital spanned at least a month. Likely, the trip would have taken much longer.

by Jordan Miranda, the Feb. 19, 2015, midnight

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