Volunteer Spotlight: Gordon Burnside

Gordon Burnside is a regular at the MindsEye studio, always with a Starbucks coffee in hand. MindsEye Development and Communications Coordinator Laura Foughty got to sit down with him recently over coffee and have a chat about his life, career, and work with MindsEye. Laura: So, Gordon, how long have you been volunteering with MindsEye?…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Gordon Burnside

Volunteer Spotlight: Marilynn Kramer

Marilynn Kramer is a Monday afternoon regular at the MindsEye studio. After saying “hello” in passing week after week, MindsEye Development and Communications Coordinator Laura Foughty finally got to sit down with Marilynn at Kruta Bakery in Collinsville for coffee, donuts, and a chat! Laura: How long have you been volunteering with MindsEye, and how…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Marilynn Kramer

Former Volunteer Spotlight- Emma Barton

Stephanie, the daughter of former volunteer Emma Barton, recently reached out on Facebook to share photos and memories of her mother’s time as a volunteer. We’re so happy to share these lovely remembrances in Stephanie’s own words: “My mom, Emma Barton, was a longtime volunteer for MindsEye when we knew it as Radio Information Service….

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Former Volunteer Spotlight- Emma Barton

Volunteer Spotlight – Janet, Ella, and Gini

Summers are fun at the MindsEye Studio, as we welcome student volunteers earning service hours. Sometimes we get a whole family of volunteers like this month’s spotlighters! Janet is a long-time volunteer who introduced her granddaughter Ella and great-niece Gini to MindsEye this summer. Development and Communications Coordinator Laura Foughty got to sit down with…

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Volunteer Spotlight – Janet, Ella, and Gini

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

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