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The Community Organizations database provides information about Monroe County nonprofits and groups.



Bloomington Storyteller's Guild

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Website http://btownstorytellers.blogspot.com/
Contact Ginny Richey (Coordinator)
Phone 812-339-7224
Email btownstorytellers [at] gmail [dot] com
Description Guild was formed in 1974 to help keep the ancient tradition of oral storytelling alive. Members of the Guild meet about once a month to share new stories and plan storytelling events. Individual members are available for programs, workshops, and performances, usually a fee is charged. Membership is open to anyone with a love for stories, a desire to tell them -- and ten bucks for the registration fee. Regular events include the Festival of Ghost Stories on the Friday before halloween and the Wintertelling in February (both are for adults and teens). Storytelling for children, for social groups or for cultural events can be arranged through the Guild.
Additional Contact Stephanie Holman (Treasurer / Secretary)
Phone 812-876-1272
Email btownstorytellers [at] gmail [dot] com
Address Ellettsville Branch Library / Monroe County Public Library
600 W. Temperance St
Elllettsville, IN 47429
Language English only
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COTA -Childrens Organ Transplant Association Inc.

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Website http://www.cota.org
Contact Richard Lofgren (Executive Director)
Phone 800-336-2682
Email cota [at] cota [dot] org
Description

The Children's Organ Transplant Association is a nonprofit organization based in Bloomington, Indiana that helps raise funds for and promote awareness of children and young adults in need of life-saving organ, bone marrow, cord blood, or stem cell transplants.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Richland Bean Blossom Youth Sports

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Website http://www.leaguelineup.com/welcome.asp?url=rbbys
Contact April Kolbe (Secretary)
Phone (812) 876-5009
Email rbbyouthsports [at] aol [dot] com
Description Youth sports included are baseball, t-ball, basketball, and softball. Call for more information.
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Monroe County Youth Soccer

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Website http://www.mcysoccer.org
Contact David Weigand (Administrator)
Phone (812) 333-8010
Email cutters_soccer [at] yahoo [dot] com
Address Monroe County Youth Soccer, Inc.
441 S. College Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description The goal of Cutters Soccer Club is to create an environment where every soccer player, recreational or Travel, may develop a passion for the game while fulfilling their potential as soccer players and young people.
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Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC)

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Website http://www.iuhealthbloomington.org/oth/Page.asp?PageID=OTH001344
Contact Kathryn Knecht, R.D. (Program Director)
Phone (812) 353-3221
Address 333 E. Miller Dr.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description WIC provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.
Additional Contact Sandy Arnold (Breastfeeding Coordinator)
Phone (812) 353-3222
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Parents' Outreach Class

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Contact Anne Clark
Phone (812) 353-5805
Hours call for meeting times
Description This group is sponsored by Bloomington Hospital's Center for Women and Children.
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Indiana

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Website http://www.bigsindiana.org
Phone 812-334-2828
Email bbbs [at] bigsindiana [dot] org
Address 807 N College Ave
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

Mission: To help children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with measurable impact. The agency serves children ages 5-17 through a variety of one-to-one and group mentoring programs in Monroe and Owen Counties in the state of Indiana.

Address P. O. Box 2534
Bloomington, IN 47402
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Lyric Music Club

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Contact Tim Reid (Sponsor)
Description A Junior Music Club sponsored by Friday Musicale, Bloomington Chapter. Open to grades 9 -12.
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Bloomington Wrestling Club

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Website https://sites.google.com/site/bhsswrestling/home
Phone 812-334-1666
Description

Ages 5 - 18, boys and girls Registration: January Cost:$60 for one,$100 for two; scholarships available Practice begins Feb. season January - July. Practice in mat room at Bloomington High School South.

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Mini 4-H

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Contact Jeff Holland
Phone 812-349-2575
Email jholland [at] purdue [dot] edu
Address Monroe County Extension Office
119 W. 7th Street
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description For grades K-2. Offers educational and recreational activities for youngsters interested in 4-H, but too young to participate in traditional activities.
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