We blogged earlier this week about StreetWise, where a group of Schweitzer Fellows and Fellows for Life volunteered on Sunday, October 18. That same day, another group of Fellows and Fellows for Life traveled to Skokie Lagoons, part of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County. They worked with Forest Stewards and FPDCC Staff to cut invasive plants and shrubs, as well as contribute to litter … [Read more...] about Snapshots from Skokie
Archives for October 2009
"Grow into your ideals, so that life can never rob you of them." -- Dr. Albert Schweitzer … [Read more...] about Quote of the Day
Check it out here. (A big thanks to our photographers, Chicago FFL Rob McKersie and New Orleans FFL Jonathan Howe.) … [Read more...] about Our FFL Conference Photo Album Is Live!
"Those not tied down by suffering are called to help those who are chained by suffering. But they should not think, 'Behold, I am giving an example' -- that spoils it. Anyone who thinks of the example he will give to others is occupied with things he ought not be doing." --Dr. Albert Schweitzer … [Read more...] about Quote of the Day
If you attended our 3rd Annual Fellows for Life Conference, you might have noticed a tall, sandy-haired man with a serious-looking camera snapping shots of you and your peers as they mingled, networked, and attended breakout sessions. That volunteer photographer (whose album of conference shots we’ll be posting shortly to our Facebook account) was Rob McKersie, MD, a member of the very first … [Read more...] about Nov. 19 Lecture: Dr. Rob McKersie’s Journey From Chicago’s Inner City to the Mountains of Nepal