Whitewater-based Studio 84, Inc., recently received a $6,000 grant for art supplies, including this slab roller for ceramics. "For many, this is the first time in their lives that they get to make all the decisions about what is happening -- choosing materials, colors and placement," says Studio 84 director Deborah Blackwell. "It's amazingly powerful." "One student was working on a series of small mono prints of faces, stopped what she was doing and exclaimed, 'These all cam
Brooks has a new furry friend who is opening up a world of independence for his 13-year-old master with Cerebral Palsy. "The Geneva National Foundation is the reason one of the greatest dreams in Brooks' life is being fulfilled," said his mother, Susan, who submitted the grant request to GNF for her son's service dog, which he named Reece. The grant also provided for training with the dog, which accompanies Brooks on the school bus and to class, allowing the teen to experi
July 13, 2015 "I am thankful to the GENEVA NATIONAL FOUNDATION for the funding given to Candice so she can go to five days of intensive therapy by Partners for Progress, Inc.! I am so thankful to Mr. Gary Witt and the whole board for giving her this truly special gift! She has six hours a day of intense therapy with therapists who have come from all over our beautiful country to bless these children!" -- Paula Shepard, Candice's mom.