Heartland Foundation Blog

Dr. Gaddie’s April Update

Greetings, As the outdoor temperatures rise and we begin seeing the signs of spring, Heartland Foundation is continuing its efforts to foster connection and empowerment throughout our region.  We appreciate hearing from each of you as we work together to shape impactful change. What is the most transformative path to lasting change we can take […]

Registration Now Open for STEAM Camps

Kids can spend part of their summer at Heartland Foundation’s Summer STEAM Camps engaging in fun, hands-on activities. Heartland Foundation hosts STEAM Camps at emPowerU in St. Joseph, Missouri, and Think Ahead Works® in King City, Missouri, July 15-August 2, 2019. The Summer Camps are designed for students entering grades 3-8 to create and develop […]

Scholarships Available for Northwest Missouri Students

Heartland Foundation is currently offering scholarships for students seeking post-secondary education. Students interested in completing certificate programs, associate or bachelor’s degrees or graduate studies have an opportunity to apply. Ten unique scholarship funds have been established at Heartland Foundation over the past three decades based on the wishes of the individual donors and organizations. Dr. […]

Dr. Gaddie’s March Update

Heartland Foundation’s 2019 Big Muddy Mini Maker Faire was well received by everyone in attendance. On behalf of our Board of Trustees, and the Maker Faire Leadership Team, I would like to extend a gracious thank you to more than 100 volunteers, makers, organizers, and our event sponsors. The Foundation greatly appreciates the partnership with […]

Dr. Gaddie’s February Update

We heart innovation. There is just something magical about a new and unpredictable experience. This fascination has traveled through centuries of our history dating back to the first World’s Faire hosted in London, 1851. We all can recall a time when something we touched, observed or tasted something that sparked new thought and changed what […]

Circuit One Council Members

Circuit 1 is a student-led, problem-based learning experience. Students are tasked with creating group presentations which are addressed to the emPowerU Council. The Council will ask questions and provide feedback after each presentation. We want to thank those who have volunteered their time to be a part of the Council.   Katie Ashley, Mosaic Life […]

New Year’s Greeting from Our President

A new calendar year always brings a sense of rejuvenation amid the backdrop of the long cold days of winter. Somehow, just the idea that we can start fresh with a new set of goals and commitment to the future lifts our spirits. We look at our image in the mirror, challenge ourselves to grow […]

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