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MAY 2015: NEWSLETTER

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TOSSING THAT FIRST PEBBLE   
by Beth Dolinar

I was sitting in my car on a side road on Squirrel Hill, having just listened to Luminari founder Hilda Fu talk about our summer camps in an interview with KDKA radio, when the phone rang.
“I heard about what you are doing for young people and it brought tears,” the woman said from the other end of the call... read more
TEEN WRITER! SCHOLARSHIP - DEADLINE EXTENDED

Do you know a middle or high school student who loves to write, who writes in his/her spare time, or who goes above and beyond on writing assignments? If so, please encourage your young writer to apply for the Teen Writer! Luminari Award. We've extended the deadline to midnight June 26, 2015 - so don't miss this exciting opprtunity, apply today... read more
LUMINARI AWARD WINNER: ROHIT NANDAKUMAR

Meet one of our 2015 Luminari Award winners, Rohit, who was nominated for the I Want to be an Ambassador! Camp scholarship by his teacher Jennifer Klein because of his strong interest in foreign relations and diplomacy. For Rohit, a rising sophomore at Fox Chapel Area High School, third times a charm... read more

 
Summer is right around the corner and we have 4 unique and fun programs designed specifically for teens. Check out Gina Catanzarite's interview on Comcast Newsmakers. To learn more about our camps, please call 412-877-1888 or visit www.luminari.org
BREAKING FAST  

Eating a healthy breakfast is important for everyone, especially children and teens. According to the American Dietetic Association, children who eat breakfast perform better academically and athletically, with better concentration, problem-solving skills, and hand-eye coordination. Camp Delicious Director, Leslie Bonci, shares her thoughts and a delicious, healthy recipe for breakfast on the go... read more
“The Ambassador Camp was such an eye-opener for my son, Joseph. It really gave him a new, and much more expansive perspective on the world and showed him ways to connect with people as people--to see linguistic and cultural differences as opportunities rather than impediments.  The approach and the communication skills that he learned from the camp will remain with him in the years to come, allowing him, I hope, to serve as an ‘ambassador’ of goodwill who appreciates and inspires others in the same way that Luminari does the teens who are lucky enough to attend the camp.”

- Nancy Downes, mom of 2014 participant, Joseph Vresilovi
LUMINARI programs are made possible by the generous support of our sponsors and patronsWe are extremely grateful for their belief in our mission and continued support!!!
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Luminari is a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit organization founded to foster activites that broaden minds, inspire innovations and promote community engagement.

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