A TRUE GEM: PEARL MARKET

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As promised, here is the link to the Town Hall Ohio radio show featuring Mr. Ricksecker that aired last weekend:  https://ofbf.org/2016/07/11/development-food-farm-town-hall-ohio/  About 25 minutes in  the Broadcast, the Pearl Market is discussed and the initiative started by Puffin West  over four years ago that gave EBT/SNAP card holders ten dollars more (FOR FREE) to spend when they deducted ten dollars … Read More

A NON-TOXIC SUCCESS!

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Nontoxic Printmaking at Cedar River Watershed, a unique hybrid of art, education, and environmental activism, was an overwhelming success! The program took place at: Cedar River Watershed Education Center A new series of collagraphs was created via sustainable, nontoxic printmaking techniques in direct response to host organization’s mission to educate the public about stewardship, biodiversity, and sustainability of the Cedar River Watershed. … Read More

ASU Project Humanities Hosts Second Annual Cultural Appropriation Symposium for High School Students

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  From Our FREIND Neal A. Lester, PhD, Founding Director of Project Humanities, Foundation Professor of English, Arizona State University Please share this announcement with your respective colleagues and with your most engaged and curious high school juniors and seniors. This is a very necessary and timely critical conversation. From Iggy Azalea, Macklemore, and hip hop to Indigenous mascots, blackface, and hairstyles, we’ll … Read More

SOUTH PACIFIC TO PLAY NORTHLAND PERFORMANCEARTS CENTER

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THIS PROJECT HAS BEEN SELECTED TO BE PART OF GCAC’S POWER2GIVE CAMPAIGN WHICH DOUBLES YOUR DONATION IN SUPPORT OF THIS POWERFUL PLAY AND PHOTOGRAPHIC RETROSPECTIVE.  OUR OWN CABOT REA IS STARRING THIS THIS PRODUCTION TOO! :   The Northland Performing Arts Center (NPAC) is presenting South Pacific (starring Cabot Rea), produced in conjunction with Vaud-Villities and Imagine Productions.  Prior to every performance, … Read More

JAMMING SUMMER JAM

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Summer Jam and Puffin Foundation West would like to invite you to two very important events surrounding The Fantastic Food Garden mural.   First, artist Danielle Poling, will be giving the children a chance to become a permanent part of the mural by placing their painted hands on the petals of the flowers.  We believe in giving ownership of the … Read More

2016 HOT TIMES TRIBUTE AND TRANSIT ARTS TO COLLABORATE

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We are so excited to announce this year’s Tribute  to Attorney Kate Schulte will add a performance where the young artists of TRANSIT ARTS will collaborate with some of the world’s greatest jazz musicians including Kidd Jordan longtime New Orleans jazz saxophonist and educator,   The Kate Schulte Foundation named in honor of the late civil rights attorney and activist, “is dedicated to … Read More

A NEW ERA BEGINS FOR MUTUAL RESPECT

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  MR. STEVEN GOLDSTEIN IS THE NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE ANNE FRANK CENTER FOR MUTUAL RESPECT –  PLEASE READ  HIS  WORDS. “……..the hateful tragedies of our time, including last Sunday’s shootings in Orlando, have rescinded the ethical right of our organization to continue on a more modest path. Our organization must engage enough people in our massive nation to … Read More

FREDDIE’S FEET

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Dear Friends,  You may recall that PFW gave a grant to California composer and tireless fighter for civil and social justice, Mr. Daniel Rothman.  We are happy to share his composition with you! Daniel Rothman is a Classical Music Composer, Video/Sound Installation Artist and ART ACTIVIST. He has written a score for harp that expresses his concern over social justice … Read More

HARNESSING THE WIND

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 In 2014 the Puffin Foundation West provided $2500  in  additional  funding  that year in  support the OEC http://www.theOEC.org ability to complete the Video HARNESSING THE WIND which  inspired  Ohioans  that small towns can be brought back  from the brink of disappearing  through the investment in clean renewable energy.   The Ohio Environmental Council is embarking on a new campaign that will … Read More

WALL OF BIRDS- EVOLUTION AND DIVERSITY

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  JANE KIM of INK DWELL  http://www.inkdwell.com was one of PFW’s first awardees  to help her in our little way to be able to  paint up  the California coast the migratory journey of the endangered Long Horned Sheep, on billboards and sides of barns and motels.  JANE KIM is now renowned –  as  she should be –  for her amazing talent and dedication to … Read More