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The fans of recording projects and has artist IVAN PARKER will beThe Singing News Magazine been blessed with 3 of his appearing at the First Baptist (a national southern gospel songs reaching #1 on Billboard Church of Atwood on Saturday, publication) also voted him Magazine Charts across gospel August 22ND at 6:00 p.m. This "Soloist of the Year" 12 of the genres. will be the 18th consecutive year last 13 years. He has appeared in While attending a concert you that Ivan has presented a concert multiple Gaither Homecoming will enjoy old time favorites, in Atwood. Videos and Gaither Concerts his greatest hits and progressive Ivan is a 2-time award- in addition to his own solo southern to inspirational music. winner as "Soloist of the Year" schedule. Recently Ivan's son Josh began by the Southern Gospel Music Ivan has produced 13 (Continued on page 4) Millikin kicks off academic yearwith First Week Aug. 18 - 23 First-year students at Millikin iUniversity will get a jump start on their college experience iduring Millikin's 2015 First Week program, Aug. 18-23, ~015. First Week is designed for first-year students to become acclimated and immersed in their new Millikin home before 'classes begin on Monday, Aug. 24. The First Week experience In addition, University service activities from 8:30 a.m. ,Seminar blends theory and- 12:30 p.m. each day. practice by engaging students This year, Millikin will be in service learning and by combining with the United addressing specific student Way's Day of Action to perform success topics. The seminar services at several sites including also provides an opportunity the Decatur Fire Department, for first-year students t) make Dennis Elementary Lab School, important connections with Tanglewood Village and Easter faculty members and First-Year Seals of Central Illinois. Experience Mentors. First Week will also feature The week concludes with "teaches students what is expected Performance LearningOpening Convocation on irl:"~-theu, ~tldge ~n~~ -~rl~Shops orr,~riday;:Afi~, c2~,. -Sunday;-iAug-'. 23, at 7-.'30 p.m. in ~nd how to best efface Throughout the Wo~shops, Kirkland FineArts Center, where ~Vlillikin community to ensure students will learn the various success. Performance Learning First Week activities begin opportunitieswithin the with Move-InDayforresidential Colleges of Arts & Sciences, students on Tuesday, Aug. 18, Fine Arts, Professional Studies starting at 9 a.m. and Tabor School of Business. An integral part of the First A highlight of the week's Week experience is the First- activities will be the Class of Year University Seminar. 2019 Day of Action. Day of Millikin faculty and students gather to celebrate the beginning of the academic year. The program :~ will-feature keynote speakers Dr. Jennifer Schroeder, Millikin associate professor of biology, and Jared Rixstine, a senior music performance and political science double major Once again Mt. Zion proves itself to be a generous community. 115 items were donated during the summer donation drive for the Humane Society of Decatur & Macon County. These included a variety of paper goods, bags and cans of food, cleaners, toys, cash and gift cards. Check out our facebook page to see a picture of the many items ! For everyone that participated in the weekly reading program and those who won prizes of gift cards and/or coupons provided by local businesses, please say "thank you" for donating these to the library, when you visit these businesses. Their generosity makes it possible for the library to provide prizes for the Summer o. The She,, I1 by Mt. Zion Library Director Maria Dent Reading Program, participants enjoyment, you are sure to find read over 9,600 hours thissomething to keep you reading. summer setting a new record. Please continue to use your We encourage you to continue library this summer and beyond. reading throughout the year We are preparing for a great rest and are here to help with your Of the year with lots of programs reading needs. In Our Children's forad ages. Upcoming programs area you will find many new are listed on our website, www. books eachmonth as well as old mtzionJib,il.us, as well as in our favorites. Whether you need calendar available each month at picture books to read to your the library. little ones eachnight, are helping , Please let us know how we can your child le~irn to t-ead,or~need ~ serve you better by contacting Reading Program. Speaking of the Summer "Playland" Exh.i From August 5 29 The Decatur AreaArts Council Early in Goessman's career, activities will take place on the presents "PLAYLAND" from he was recognized as one second flooroftheMaddenArts August 5-29 in the Anne Lloyd of Chicago's Top Emerging Center, including: Gallery at the Madden Arts Artists, particularly for his use .Exhibit of Chris Phillips' Center, 125 N. Water St. in of alternative and experimental Iconic Toy Collection - The downtown Decatur. This exhibit printmaking techniques. For Schmalz Classroom features the work of Peoriaover a decade now, he has .Hands-on Silkscreening artist, Doug Goessman. Using maintained his studio at the for all ages - The Barnett Arts mixed media, Goessmanmerges Contemporary Art Center inStudio familiar iconic images with his Peoria and currently teaches art. The Gallery Walk also own abstract style. The result His work can be seen regionally features artists at two other is a "pop art" look reminiscent and internationally, downtown galleries: of the mid-20th century. As he An opening reception, free-Blue Connection, 117 N. creates,Goessman literally plays to the public, will be held on Water St.: Millikin University with a single icon in a variety Friday, August 14 from 5-7:30 Student, Faculty & Alumni art of ways with varied colors to pm during the First Friday-Galleryfl0, 160 E. Main St.: change the mood or combined Gallery Walk. Note that this is Paintings by Shirley Buescher. with other icons to suggest a the second Friday of the month Artist talk at 6:30 pm. new meaning. His exhibit will due to the Decatur Celebration. This program is funded in take you down memory lane Goessman will speak about his ,part by a grant from the Illinois and simultaneously cause you to art at 6 pm. Live music will Arts Council Agency. For more muse a bit about the messages be provided by Lewie Lewisinformation, contact the Decatur an image can convey, and Everett James. Additional Area Arts Council at 423-3189. an AR book for school, we have us any time via the website, in it! There are thousands of books person, or by calling 864-3622 to choose from and some are also with questions or comments. available to download to a tablet. We hope to see you soon and The adult and teen sections often, have new books added .regularly Maria as well, so whether for school or Exhibit At Decatur Area Arts Council SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THESE I have always been a dreamer bot.hawake ~md,asleep. ,I'm ~ot sure my mind ever really shuts off or maybe it is never fully turned on might be the case. Six of one half a dozen of another I suppose? In any case, hardly a night or a nap goes by without me having a dream sequence or two. I told this to someone recent- ly and they actually expressed back once I am awake, thing was a little creepy because I dream in color and al- I would not remember it. I'd most never, ever have what. get up and turn the TV on back some might considex,!a night- when there was just a test pat- mar~_ . Now ~e~ might be tern sit there and .watch. IV-//61i!i pretty bizarre as I try to figure or Dad would have to come te~ out what they mean. After all, who dreams about being with a friend's Mom and Dad who took me to see Ronald Reagan giving a speech while he was dressed in a chicken suit? I won't say I did but I won't deny it either. I will often wake up laughing is me to go back to bed. I'd do this to my roommate in college too except I'd get up and look out the dorm window or sit at my desk. I freaked him out the first time it happened. I guess I was talking about seeing things in the courtyard which University Seminaris intendedto Action is Millikin's opportunity from Washington, Ill. concern for my health. Let me all I will say. weren't there. He recommended be a unique learning opportunity to give back to the Decatur For more information on clarify, my physical health as I can sometimes restart myI go back to bed and I did just for first-year students entering community by sending students First Week, contact the Millikin there is really no question as dreams and I can sometimesthat without so much as a good- )VIillikin University. The into the neighborhoods forOffice of Inclusion and Student to my mental state. ! would be repeat them. There is always a night. HA! I guess it did not more concerned but I ve alwa s ~seminar introduces students to service opportunities.This year s Engagement at 217.424.6335. y large cast of characters of peo- bother him too much because we a full list f First Week dreamed vividly since I was just College-level academic inquiry Day of Action features two days For " o " . . " " " " pie I've known, know or who roomed together for three years. 1 a little kid I know lots of people by focusing on two key skills: of service initiatives on Friday, activ'ties, visit millikin.edu/ise. , . are no longer with us. I always I think people just got used to ( don t remember their dreams but critical and ethical reasoning, Aug. 21, and Saturday, Aug. 22. " wonder about who the strang- telling me to go back to bed (or I pretty much can repeat them and reflection. Students will be involved with ers are in the dreams and how shut up if I'm awake) and that they got into my head? Perhaps was that. 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