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ISP Expresses gratitude for community support

By Anna Grace Peterson

Lindsey Wilson College ISP Team wishes to express thanks for all of the support and donations from the community. This year, for the first time, ISP hosted a "Flamingo Flocking Fundraiser." Anytime from June 21st-July 1st, members of the community could make a small donation to have a flock of 20+ pink, plastic flamingos placed in friends', family members', or neighbors' yards. Numerous individuals participated, spreading laughter, joy, and flamingos as well as supporting ISP and the international students here at LWC.

Over the course of the last two weeks, the flamingo flocks have found their way to numerous offices on the LWC campus, local businesses, and houses around Adair County. While the official date to choose someone to flock has passed, community members can expect to see the flocks moving around for a while longer as the migration continues to all those who have been named.


Involvement in the Flamingo Flocking fundraiser was a great way to support ISP and spread cheer. One of the best ways to support the students year-round is to sign up to be a Host Family! Host families DO NOT provide housing for the students. Instead, host families provide a friendship and a support system here in America to make the transition to and time in the U.S. a little bit easier. ISP is currently asking for new families to join the program and help create a friendly, comforting, home-away-from-home atmosphere here at LWC for each international student.

What is a traditional host "family?" The answer is the same as if one were to ask "what is a typical American tradition?" Host families, like traditions, come in all shapes and sizes and are what you make them! It is what makes YOU a family, it is what is YOUR tradition.

For those interested in more information about this program, you can contact ISP at isp@lindsey.edu. If you would prefer to speak with one of our host parents, to hear about their experience, ISP can put you in touch with some of our veteran host parents who love to share their experiences with you and answer any concerns or questions you might have. As always, ISP appreciates any and all support- whether it is in the form of a donation, flocking your friend, or signing up to be a Host Family. We are grateful for the community and all you continue to do for our students.


This story was posted on 2022-07-05 15:48:49
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Wooten House got flocked



2022-07-05 - Columbia, KY - Photo courtesy Anna Grace Peterson.
The Wooten House, which is home to the offices for the Blended Graduate Business Program and LWC Public Relations, was flocked last week! Thankfully they called the ISP Flamingo Wranglers who came to the rescue.

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ISP Flamingos at Southern Nest Realty



2022-07-05 - Columbia, KY - Photo courtesy Anna Grace Peterson.
Anna writes, "Even the flamingos know that Southern Nest Realty is the place to go to find a new home!"

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ISP Flamingos at First and Farmers National Bank



2022-07-05 - Columbia, KY - Photo courtesy Anna Grace Peterson.
Anna writes, "The flamingos, like many LWC students and members of the community, like to do their banking with First and Farmers National Bank."

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ISP Flamingos at the Chamber of Commerce



2022-07-05 - Columbia, KY - Photo courtesy Anna Grace Peterson.
Anna writes, "The flamingos found their way to the Chamber of Commerce this week. Where will they be moving next?"

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