April 7, 2021 Music has been a path forward for mental health! It will continue to be so!
February 17, 2021 Week 2 of Gifting Grinnell is highlighting the following Nonprofit Programs. Please go and check out some great items at https://ahrensfamilyfoundation.org/gifting-grinnell-auction/ to Bid or Buy It Now. Proceeds will go to the programs spotlighted as well as 10% to the Nonprofit Emergency Relief Fund (NERF). Week 2 auction closes tomorrow at midnight! [...]
October 22, 2020 October is We Give month for the Claude W. & Dolly Ahrens Foundation/Ahrens Park Foundation and Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation. The Vosburg Music Fund supports children in the local Grinnell area with music funding assistance who are unable to afford music lessons, instruments and other items or therapy services associated with [...]
October 7, 2020 School music lessons can significantly boost children’s cognitive skills, including language-based reasoning, short-term memory, planning and inhibition, according to a new Dutch study published in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience. In addition, these cognitive skills developed through music go on to positively influence students’ performance in completely unrelated subjects, resulting in [...]
June 4,2020 If you are a lucky parent, you are musically inclined and have no difficulty finding ways to teach music to your children. For the rest of us, online resources can save the day. We have found some great online music lessons for kids that you may want to try. Read below to [...]