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PowerPhilanthropy Friday: Spirit of Columbus Photos October

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation PowerPhilanthropy Friday: Spirit of Columbus Photos October
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The Columbus Foundation is working to capture The Spirit of Columbus through images that showcase the determination, dedication, and commitment of people in our smart + open community. Be sure to check out columbusfoundation.org and follow along on our Facebook album as we continue to celebrate The Spirit of Columbus through photography. You can also tune in on Instagram.

Check out some of our most recent examples of spirit below:

Columbus Arts Festival is recruiting Coordinating Committee members for the 2014 festival. CLICK HERE to find out more and to apply for the awesome volunteer team!

It’s a vampire rabbit! But Chester the Cat and Harold the Dog are keeping an eye on her. Columbus Children’s Theatre presents BUNNICULA through Oct. 27. Great Halloween fun!

The competition continues to intensify in AIA Columbus’ ArChallenge. ArChallenge invites you to explore architecture in our community and to determine our most treasured buildings. Get involved and learn more at archallenge.aiacolumbus.org.

As the final game of the Columbus Crew season nears, we salute their hard work, spirit, and exciting play. Here, Dominic Oduro shows his positive spirit and support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month during a recent match. Photo courtesy of www.thecrew.com.

Ohio State students had a photo opportunity with Heisman trophy winners Archie Griffin, Eddie George, and Tim Brown after the Office of Student Life special event “Life of Excellence.” During the program the football stars shared insights into living a well-rounded life. “You can’t stay in your comfort zone. Get out of it and you can accomplish great things,” Griffin told the crowd.

Congratulations to all the hardworking students landing on the honor roll at Harambee Christian School and beyond! Keep up the great work.

Columbus has an international reputation for thoughtful food and spirits, and Food Conscious Columbus celebrates both, like they did in a recent lunch at Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams test kitchen, featuring food selected by Local Matters and Dan The Baker, two local treasures. Great food was combined with great philanthropy, as Food Conscious Columbus raised $1,000 for Local Matters through this (delicious, organic, local) luncheon!

Three new CCAD exhibits, Let’s Talk About Love, Baby, Everyday Spectacular and My Crippled Friend, have lots of people excited. The shows opened as part of the Sculpture X Symposium and feature both local and international artists. Learn more at www.sculpturexsymposium.com/exhibitions/.

The fifth annual TEDxColumbus, “Out There,” brought amazing performances, astounding innovations, and incredible stories to the stage at COSI. Thank you to everyone involved! Learn more at tedxcolumbus.com.

[email protected]: Out There saw ‘change agents’ working together to innovate with a ‘big ideas incubator’ session. Our Smart + Open city shined again as we shared our ideas with each other at TEDxColumbus and [email protected]

Information about more than 600 local nonprofits is available 24/7 through the Foundation’s online resource, PowerPhilanthropy, which is available to everyone who wants to be more informed about nonprofits before they give. PowerPhilanthropy makes it easy to donate to the causes you care about at columbusfoundation.org/p2/.

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