Month: January 2014

Views: Doing our part to make Grundy County better

by Julianne Buck Executive Director   Morris Daily Herald January 28, 2014   A week ago, Caroline Portlock of the Grundy County Chamber and I traveled to Peoria for a conference of communities where business, education and community foundations are partnering in a “collective impact” model to better help students identify careers and complete the …

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Taking care of our own

A week ago, Caroline Portlock and I traveled to Peoria for a conference of communities where business, education, and community foundations are partnering in a “collective impact” model to better help students identify careers and complete the education that will get them there.   Parts of it was dry (think “data collection”) but most of …

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