Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins Announces Arts Grants for State Funding for Several Westchester County Organizations

Andrea Stewart-Cousins

January 07, 2009

    Today, Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D/WF, 35th District) announced that several Westchester County Arts organizations will receive funding totaling approximately $360,000. 

    “Westchester County is extremely rich in art and culture, which is why sustaining and furthering various art and cultural programs has always been a priority. I am extremely pleased that these grants have been awarded locally, and I look forward to the ongoing work that these organizations will undoubtedly produce for the benefit of our entire community,” Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins said.

    The details of the grants are as follows:

·         Hudson River Museum of Westchester                 $66,450

·         Jacob Burns Film Center                                       $20,915

·         Jazz Forum Arts Inc.                                             $15,300

·         Lower Hudson Conference                                   $166,000

·         Lyndhurst                                                              $16,900

·         Magic Box Productions, Inc.                                 $18,000

·         New York Latvian Concert Choir                         $6,942

·         Youth Theatre interactions Inc.                              $49,746

    “I am truly excited by these awards and will continue to work for the resources that enrich our culture so that residents and visitors are given the opportunity to enjoy our vibrant arts scene.  These organizations celebrate the individuality of each culture, yet represent the collective value of our diversity, and I am elated to be able to contribute to these endeavors,” concluded Senator Stewart-Cousins.

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