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CRI HOSTS CEREMONY FOR ITS FIRST SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

CRI HOSTS CEREMONY FOR ITS FIRST SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

June 20, 2012

Common Roots Initiative (CRI) hosted a scholarship ceremony on June 7, 2012 at Villa Nova Banquets (Villa Park, IL) for its first scholarship recipients -- Glenn Lid, a conceptual, honors, and AP chemistry teacher, and Konstantin Kuksenko, a graduating senior. Both awardees were from Proviso East High School and each received $1,000 in scholarship monies.

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COME TO CRI'S HAPPY HOUR FUNDRAISER ON JULY 11TH

June 12, 2012

Come out and support our mission to provide financial assistance to high school educators and graduating students! Also, click the image below to download a PDF of the flier to share with your co-workers, family, and friends.

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CRI AWARDS TWO $1,000 SCHOLARSHIPS

CRI AWARDS TWO $1,000 SCHOLARSHIPS

May 07, 2012

Common Roots Initiative has awarded its first set of $1,000 scholarships to a teacher and student from Proviso East High School. The recipient of the CRI 2012 Teacher Scholarship is Glenn Lid, a conceptual, honors, and AP chemistry teacher who will use the monies toward technological improvements for his classes. The recipient of the CRI 2012 Student Scholarship is Konstantin Kuksenko, a graduating senior who plans to earn a biblical theology degree from Wheaton College.

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ONLINE APPLICATIONS FOR $1,000 SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE NOW

February 16, 2012

Graduating students and teachers from Proviso East High School can apply for $1,000 scholarships via Common Roots Initiative’s web site. Interested applicants should visit common-roots.org/applications for further instructions and to start the application process.

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CRI NAMED A FINALIST FOR BRICKFISH CONTEST

CRI NAMED A FINALIST FOR BRICKFISH CONTEST

January 05, 2012

UPDATE (2/14/12): Congratulations to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, who was awarded the Grand Prize. CRI appreciates all the supporters who promoted and voted for our entry. Common Roots Initiative (CRI) was named a finalist for Brickfish's "Tell Your Story... and Make a Difference" contest, thanks to hundreds of votes cast by supporters in December 2011. Only the Top 5-ranked nonprofits were included in the final consideration pool for the $50,000 social-media campaign prize.

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