White Violet Center Blog
Five students from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, spent their fall break at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice giving service and learning more about sustainable living this week.
“You have to get out of your comfort zone. It really allows you to experience things that help you grow as an individual,” Ameer Chughtai said. Continue reading
It all started with mouse droppings. When Lorrie Heber took over leadership of White Violet Center in March of 2014, she noticed evidence of some unwelcomed visitors in the center. Several traps later, the culprits had not been caught. It was jokingly suggested that Lorrie get a barn cat. Continue reading
The fourth annual Choctoberfest went off without a hitch last Thursday night. The event was sponsored by the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) campus ministry, and boasted live music, an educational PowerPoint and literature on the importance of Fair Trade practices, and free samples of fair trade chocolates and coffees. Continue reading
White Violet Center for Eco-Justice received a Hoosier Green Light Award presented by Sustainable Indiana 2016, an Earth Charter Indiana initiative, and was inducted into the Bicentennial Green Legacy Hall of Fame last night during a ceremony at the Vigo County Public Library in Terre Haute. Continue reading
The only thing upside-down about Kelsey Hollis is how she bakes her cupcakes.
“I make these pineapple upside-down cupcakes that people go nuts over,” she said. “I get these bouts of insomnia and when I can’t sleep, I bake.”
Kelsey is an intern in the Sisters of Providence marketing/communications department. Continue reading