MindsEye Drive-In Gala Wrap-Up

On June 12th, MindsEye held its first-ever Drive-In Gala Fundraiser! The event was the “Covid-safe” replacement for this year’s Soiree. 50 cars of MindsEye supporters filled the Sheldon Concert Hall parking lot for an evening of music, food, and film. Some highlights included a visit by Marty McFly and his genuine 1981 DeLorean, stirring remarks…

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MindsEye Drive-In Gala Wrap-Up

Volunteer Spotlight — Kelli Fienen

Kelli started volunteering for MindsEye in early 2020 and just won the “Rookie of the Year” Volunteer Award! She reads remotely from Independence, KS, where she works as a VP for Bank of America. MindsEye Communications and Development Coordinator Laura Foughty got a chance to interview Kelli by e-mail this week: Laura: When and how…

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Volunteer Spotlight — Kelli Fienen

2021 MindsEye Volunteer Awards

Every year we celebrate our AMAZING volunteers who make our mission possible and recognize a few who’ve stood out throughout the year. After having to celebrate virtually in 2020, it was great to be back together in 2021 for an outdoor volunteer appreciation morning with coffee and donuts! Congratulations and a BIG thank you to…

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2021 MindsEye Volunteer Awards

MindsEye Drive-In Approaches

MindsEye Drive-In Gala June 12th on the Sheldon Concert Hall Lot  The event will raise over twenty percent of the nonprofit’s annual operating budget  For the past 17 years, MindsEye held traditional Soiree fundraisers—even in 2020, just before the start of the pandemic. This year, however, MindsEye has embraced a new “Drive-In” event format. Guests will gather on the Sheldon Concert…

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MindsEye Drive-In Approaches

Ear to Ear with Sean Smith, Muny Director of Operations

MindsEye Development and Communications Coordinator Laura Foughty recently had a chance to chat by phone with Sean Smith, Director of Operations at the Muny. They discussed the theater’s pandemic projects, including their “virtual season” and construction projects backstage and in the theater. Of course there are also some sneak peeks into the upcoming 2021 season,…

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Ear to Ear with Sean Smith, Muny Director of Operations

Volunteer Spotlight — Cory Sturdevant

Cory has been volunteering with MindsEye for about 9 years. He audio describes all the Blues games, as well as helping out with the Gateway Archers. In fact, Cory was the MindsEye 2020 BeepBall Volunteer of the year! In early February of this year Cory got to attend a Blues game and describe it for…

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Volunteer Spotlight — Cory Sturdevant