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International African American Museum announced a $10 million Lilly Endowment grant

International African American Museum announced a $10 million Lilly Endowment grant

The International African American Museum announced Tuesday it will receive a $10 million grant from the Lilly Endowment, one of the country’s most prestigious foundations. It's by far the biggest donation ever to the project.
 

Wabash Receives $7 Million Anonymously

Wabash Receives $7 Million Anonymously

Wabash College will dedicate the sprawling Ott Residential Life District on Saturday (October 7) following the receipt of an unrestricted $7 million anonymous gift to the College. The new housing district honors the memory and spirit of philanthropy of John N. “Fuzzy” Ott, Wabash Class of 1920.
 
The event will take place at 11:00 a.m. at the district, which is located on Crawford Street at the intersection of Harry Freedman Place.
 

Opening of Center for Black Literature as Indianapolis Public Central Library Celebrates its 100th Anniversary

Opening of Center for Black Literature as Indianapolis Public Central Library Celebrates its 100th Anniversary

On Saturday, Oct. 7, the Indianapolis Public Central Library will celebrate its 100th anniversary, having opened in 1917. Festivities begin at 11 a.m., and all are welcome. Two weeks later — on Saturday, Oct. 21, at noon — is the grand opening of the Indianapolis Public Library Center for Black Literature and Culture (CBLC), which will feature a keynote by journalist and political commentator Roland Martin.

$30 million to Help Hurricane Victims

$30 million to Help Hurricane Victims

The $30 million grant from the Indianapolis-based philanthropic foundation, Lilly Foundation will support the American Red Cross ($10 million), Salvation Army ($10 million), United Way Worldwide ($5 million) and United Way of Greater Houston ($5 million) as they help residents across Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Georgia and U.S.

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Imagining Economic Justice, An ON Scripture Feature

by Thomas G. Long (Matthew 20:1-16) Imagining Economic Justice, An ON Scripture Feature. A reflection by Thomas G. Long with a focus on Matthew 20:1-16 (Sept 25, 2017) On Scripture Video.

TED Talks in United Methodist Life

TED Talks in United Methodist Life

TED Talks — the acronym stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design — have found their way into United Methodist life. The talks influence preachers and are shown in a variety of church settings to spark discussion.
 
The talks are video-recorded in front of live audiences and shared worldwide through the Internet. They’re typically brief (about 18 minutes), anecdotal and focused on a single idea about which the speaker feels passionately.

Sculpture a “Salute” to Veterans

Sculpture a “Salute” to Veterans

“The OrthoIndy Foundation YMCA will allow us to reach more families and better serve Pike Township,” said Eric Ellsworth, CEO & President YMCA of Greater Indianapolis. “Having a clinic on site will allow us to serve veterans as well. The diversity in the area will be reflected in this new center, and we can’t wait to see all of the great programs in action!”
 

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