(Rock Island, IL) – In the early 1930s the United States was in the midst of the most severe and longest-lasting economic downturn in the history of the Western industrialized world. As is typical for our country when times are difficult, those who are able will rally to help others.
(Rock Island, IL) – Ten students discovered a clever way to help fund their college tuition – by receiving a New Horizons scholarship through Royal Neighbors of America. The recipients get a non-renewable scholarship of up to $5,000 each year to pursue a degree at an accredited college or university.
Christina Mastio of Parkville, MO, knows what it takes to make miracles happen. With the help of a $10,000 grant from Royal Neighbors of America’s Nation of Neighbors Program, she will expand Northland Miracles, the non-profit she co-founded to help identify and rectify gaps in service to women and children in partnership with schools and social workers.
Chris Seistrup, executive vice president of Royal Neighbors, presented Lena Council a $10,000 check from Royal Neighbors of America’s Nation of Neighbors Program. Council will use the funds to expand her entrepreneurial program – Dreamer’s Entrepreneurial Club.
Chris Seistrup, executive vice president of Royal Neighbors, at center, presented Arlene Malone, at right, a $10,000 check from Royal Neighbors of America’s Nation of Neighbors Program. She was nominated by Royal Neighbors of America Agent Sheila Campbell, at left. Malone will use the funds to expand her R-E-A-D group (Rejuvenating Excellence & Accomplishing Dreams) a program designed to help girls 13-17 years of age prepare for college.