November 3, 2020
The MOViEs Award Show- an incredibly uplifting election night event celebrating the incredible work being done by members of the M.O.V.E. community.
Literally Holding Up Families, Children, and Seniors Award presented to Sofiya Cheyenne, Debbi Ponella, and Stephanie Windland.
Debbi was also one of the numerous people acknowledged as having completed the
July 21, 2020
Debbi Ponella presented for the 2020 International Conference on Knowledge, Innovation, and Enterprise (KIE)
Video presentation on YouTube
September 13, 2019
Debbi Ponella participated in the M.O.V.E. Gala at the Professional Performing Arts School (PPAS) in New York City celebrating that organization's 10th Anniversary.
June 7, 2019
M.O.V.E. founder, Nicole Johnson, along with MOVEr and Bloomington native, Tony Ponella, visited from NYC to work with the Parks & Rec's Teen Leadership program at Banneker Community Center.
February 2019, outside the Professional Performing Arts School, Hell's Kitchen NYC
After a recording session for music to be featured in Nicole's upcoming documentary.
Students who have been winners and/or runners up in the Kids Compose Competition were invited to interview each of 8 composers commissioned to write a movement of the Vonnegut Requiem to be premiered by Voces Novae during the Vonnegut Granfalloon May 9-11, 2019.
Excerpts from the interviews can be found on the Vonnegut Requiem composers interviews page.