Author: JimmyB

February 9, 2018 JimmyB

A big thank you to everyone who made this event possible – especially Rev1 Ventures and the Columbus Homeless Family Foundation!  Blossom’s Hackathon at Rev1

February 9, 2018 JimmyB

There is a lot to be excited about here at Blossom as we ring in the New Year! I am excited to announce that the Columbus Foundation has awarded us a $42,000 grant! This is huge for Blossom and we cannot thank the Columbus Foundation enough for their consideration of our proposal for this grant….

April 3, 2017 JimmyB

We want to thank everyone who has donated to Blossom and contributed to our cause. Our all stars this month were Infotech WNY and Benjamin and Patrica Randle who gave scholarships to two girls in Buffalo! All of our donors and volunteers make a huge difference in our cause to reach out to young girls…

February 9, 2017 JimmyB

We’ve had an amazing start to 2017 here at Blossom! We have many people to thank for our growing and continuing success. First, I’d like to start by thanking SparkFun Electronics, Inc. for including Blossom in their community partners! Another shout out to Rev1 Ventures for hosting our amazing first ever Columbus Hackathon! February 4th…

January 23, 2017 JimmyB

      Before working in IT, I served briefly as an elementary school teacher. I was also a substitute teacher from Pre-K all the way up to 12th grade, in addition to coaching middle school girls and high school girls field hockey. All of these various experiences gave me windows into the work of…

January 17, 2017 JimmyB

Preparing for Another Great Year After an amazing summer in Cincinnati, I’m excited to see what our 2017 year will look like. With our expansion into Buffalo and our brand new Hackathon events, it’s looking to be even better than before. Looking back on our year we have a lot to celebrate, a great camp…

May 5, 2016 JimmyB

A big thank you to all of our supporters. With your help Blossom was able to raise $6500 last month! Now we are able to expand our program in Cincinnati, and help even more girls grow into STEM!   We’re happy to announce that we are able to increase the number of spots available for…

April 26, 2016 JimmyB

We are happy to announce a new event at the CLifton Recreation Center May 13th. In partnership with the Cincinnati Recreation Commission and Women in Technology, Blossom is brining LEGO robotics to the Clifton neighborhood. This exciting opportunity is provided free of charge to 8-12 year old girls registered at the Clifton Recreation Center. Hope…

April 11, 2016 JimmyB

As a research assistant at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, I’ve learned a great deal about the world of science. Science is a challenging and rewarding field that requires diligence, intelligence, drive, and passion. I’ve seen science fail and I’ve seen science succeed. In research, I’ve had to experiment and attempt new techniques. Sometimes I won’t be…

March 29, 2016 JimmyB

UPDATE: We’re off to a great start! A big thank you to all of our supporters! Lets keep up the enthusiasm as we continue our drive![spacer height=”20px”] Today Blossom launched its online crowdfunding campaign via Indiegogo! We are exhilarated to declare that we have surpassed more than half of our $6,000 goal before the 4-hour…