The backyard EXPERIENCE has been awarded $15,000 from Andigo Credit Union
Chuck Jones Summer of Creativity, Acme Creativity Cart, and Baseball Big Draw all benefit from sponsorship donation.
The June through August Summer of Creativity installation in the Schaumburg Township District Library will include the Chuck Jones archives, artifacts, featured works, Chuck's animation desk, and museum collection. It involves a fully interactive experience.
"Andigo Credit Union supports the young minds in our community. The backyard EXPERIENCE fosters creativity and gives youth the space and opportunity to express themselves in ways that shape their hearts and minds," explains Jean Theis, Executive Vice President/COO.
On June 22nd, the Schaumburg Boomers Stadium will host the 2nd annual Chuck Jones Big Draw celebrating Duck Dodgers and the 24 1/2 Century. Fans will experience 4 How to Draw Stations featuring Looney Tunes characters, Build your own Illudium Q-36 Space Modulator, Blank Canvas Experiment with Acme Paint Guns, Sculpt your own Planet X side kick, two Photo Op stage set ups and so much more.
"We have an action-packed summer planned full of amazing events, unique programs and impactful projects focused on inspiring Imagination and Creativity,"
The Chuck Jones Center for Creativity mobile art cart using Looney Tunes characters is an experience that provides interactive creative time like drawing, paper sculpture, painting, flip book making and more for young patients.
"I have been aware of the great work the backyard EXPERIENCE has been doing for some time. As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, a large part of our mission is investing in the communities in which we work and live. I am thrilled Andigo Credit Union can help TBE extend their reach and services to more youth in our area," says Matt Hancock, Vice President of Business Services.
About Andigo Credit Union
Andigo, headquartered in Schaumburg, IL since 1939, serves more than 35,000 members. It is one of the largest not-for-profit, member-owned financial institutions in the state. Andigo passes proceeds back to members in the forms of better rates and lower fees, while having more fun along the way. In short, it's like a bank, without the bummer. To learn more about Andigo's products and services, or for information on how to join, visit www.andigo.org.
About Chuck Jones Center for Creativity Chicagoland
The Chuck Jones Center for Creativity, a 501(c)3 based in Orange County, CA. Chuck Jones was a creative genius who gave life to Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote and Bugs Bunny along with 300+ animated films. The Center, which Jones founded in 1999, is an organization that fosters and teaches creative thinking, the thinking behind problem solving.
The Center works with disadvantaged youth, school systems without arts programs, people on the autism spectrum, the elderly (many of whom suffer from early onset dementia), and other groups, including corporate clients, who see the value of pumping up creativity in their ranks.
About The Backyard EXPERIENCE
The backyard EXPERIENCE is a 501(c)3 non-profit where we believe IMAGINATION & CREATIVITY can accomplish anything and LISTENING & COLLABORATION will lead to better solutions. Our simple mission: Inspire imagination & creativity in children of all ages to push past their barriers. Teach and mentor art/design students, open a gallery, volunteer at and sponsor multiple creative events. We will work with education, healthcare, special needs and community to give back. https://www.thebackyardexperience.org/
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