Month: November 2017

Luminari Announces Ilene Hurwitz Schwartz as Director of Operations

Each year we are given the opportunity to take stock and give thanks for the many blessings in our lives – family, friendships, good health and good fortune. At Luminari, we are especially grateful for all of the positive, talented

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Luminari Award Competition 2018

Are you the one among your friends who likes to discuss world events? Are you the student who works to bridge the gap between those with differing opinions? Are you fascinated with how diplomats work to make the world a

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Home Sweet Home

By Cindi Lash, writer After spending much of my life in my beloved Pittsburgh, I’m putting down new roots these days 600 miles to the west in St. Louis, where I moved a few months ago for family reasons. This

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What’s That Sound: ektara

by Beth Dolinar, writer and LUMOS! contributor We’re all familiar with the home-rigged telephone: a pair of tin cans connected by a string long enough to span the space between two buildings. Who knows how much conversation ever took place

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