Bonacic Announces Arts Grants

John J. Bonacic

November 16, 2007

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C - Mount Hope) announced today that eight Ulster County Arts organizations will receive State funding totaling $86,500.

"Supporting the arts of our region is in everyone's best interest. It is crucial to the economic vitality of our communities," Senator Bonacic said.

Senator Bonacic said that the grants range from $3,000 to $20,000 for a variety of programs and their design, creation and advancement in Ulster County. The groups receiving funding are:

The Center for Creative Education

Coming Together Fest

High Meadow Arts

The Huguenot Historical Society of New Paltz

Unison Learning Center

Women’s Studio Workshop

Woodstock Artists Association

The Woodstock Playhouse

"Our region boasts a long tradition of promoting the arts and enriching our culture that we can all be proud of. I always have and will continue to support the local groups that do such an excellent job helping to make our area a colorful place to live and visit," concluded Senator Bonacic.

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