Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County to Hold Annual Meeting
Winston-Salem, NC (October 21, 2019) – The Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County will hold its annual meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, October 28, at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts. A reception with light refreshments will precede the business meeting. Speakers will include Board Chair Melinda McConnell and Arts Council President and CEO Randy Eaddy.
The Arts Council announces its annual awards at this gathering each year.
Arts Council Award
Recipient has exhibited a strong commitment of volunteer service and has made a significant impact and contribution to the arts in our community.
R. Philip Hanes, Jr. Young Leader Award
Recipient is 40 years of age or younger, has exemplified volunteer dedication, contributions and leadership and furthered the missions of arts and cultural entities of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County.
Arts Educator Excellence Award
The Arts Educator Excellence Award recognizes an educator or teaching artist who is enriching the education of our community’s youth and inspiring the next generation of artists, patrons and creative individuals.
Arts-Integrated Workplace Award
This award recognizes a local company for their exemplary efforts to integrate the arts into all facets of their corporate culture and employees’ lives.
Winston-Salem, known as a City of Arts and Innovation, and Forsyth County have a robust arts community that enriches the lives of area residents every day and accounts in large part for the recognition they continue to receive as a great place to live, learn, work and play. Forsyth County’s nonprofit arts industry supports 5,559 full time equivalent jobs; accounts for more than $129 million in resident household income, and generates more than $14.8 million in local and state tax revenues.