Rowlett Arts & Humanities awards grants

ROWLETT, TX (Feb. 19, 2015) The City of Rowlett’s Arts and Humanities has made its annual awards of arts grants for 2015.

Grant recipients include Artists ‘Round Texas to support their professional artist demonstrations and education programs, The Lakeshore Symphonic Winds to support their purchase of music and conductor expenses and Lake Cities Chorale to assist with music and support functions of their vocal music programs.

A total of $2,000 was distributed based on a formal application and review process that evaluates the organizations and their contributions to the people and advancement of arts in the immediate Rowlett area.  Funding for the grant program is from Rowlett city hotel and motel taxes.

Information on the Arts and Humanities Commission and the Cultural Arts Grants can be found at the City of Rowlett website under the Boards and Commissions section.

Submitted by Brian Hokanson, Vice Chairman, A&H Commission.

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