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Volunteer Voices

2606, 2017

Guest Blogger: Rob Shakespeare

June 26th, 2017|

We invite you to read why Lotus Education & Arts Foundation board president Rob Shakespeare is passionate about supporting the Lotus mission:
Lotus is such a gift to Bloomington, the surrounding counties, and to Indiana! I am so appreciative of serving on the board of this organization with its far reaching mission and impact.
The Festival is […]

1601, 2018

Volunteer Profile: Lynn Schwartzberg

January 16th, 2018|

How did you first hear about the Lotus organization?
I can’t remember, it’s been a long time!

What initially inspired you to volunteer for our organization?
We loved the event, volunteering is always my next logical step! I love working behind the scenes to help make events successful!

What volunteer jobs have you performed?
I worked my very first shift […]

1312, 2012

Volunteer Voices: Nick Clark

December 13th, 2012|

Nick Clark’s six-year stint as a Lotus volunteer began with our Lotus Blossoms Bazaar and ended with the Festival’s Venues Committee. He and his family – wife Janice and daughter Isabel — are leaving Bloomington for Oklahoma. Otherwise, we’d keep him on Team Lotus. [Above, Nick talks to Lotus Volunteer Coordinator Tamara Loewenthal at the 2011 Lotus Blossoms World Bazaar; photo by Lizzie Plant.] […]

1005, 2011

Volunteer Voices: Lizzie Plant

May 10th, 2011|

“Lotus took me from being a student to being a community member and Lotus advocate,” says volunteer Lizzie Plant. […]

1503, 2011

Volunteer Voices: Bill Holladay

March 15th, 2011|

Bill Holladay has been a Lotus enthusiast since the very first festival. Since then, he’s volunteered in a variety of positions. We talked to Bill about the experience of volunteering for Lotus for the past 17 years. […]

3101, 2011

Volunteer Voices: Brandi Host

January 31st, 2011|

It’s hard to see how Brandi Host has time to volunteer for Lotus – but she does. Brandi has been a stalwart festival volunteer, and is now on the board of directors for the Lotus Education and Arts Foundation. We asked her to talk about why she does it. […]