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Friday, December 29, 2017

Atlantic County Awards $82,750 in Art and History Grants to Local Non-Profits

The Atlantic County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs has awarded $82,750 in grants to assist the growth and support of arts and history programs throughout Atlantic County.

"These grants help enrich the lives of our residents and help arts and history continue to thrive throughout Atlantic County," stated Dennis Levinson, Atlantic County Executive.

Eighteen local non-profit arts organizations will benefit from funding from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. They include: Absecon Lighthouse; Atlantic City Arts Foundation; Atlantic Pops Community Band; Atlantic Youth Orchestra; Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation, Inc.; Children’s Cultural Arts Foundation; Cygnus Creative Arts Centre, Inc.; Dance Arts League of Atlantic County, Inc.; Hammonton Arts Center; Irish American Cultural Society of South Jersey, Inc.; MudGirls Studios; Somers Point Arts Commission; Somers Point Beach Concert Series; South Jersey Area Wind Ensemble; South Jersey Jazz Society; Stockton University Art Gallery; Stockton University Dance Company; and Stockton University Theatre Program.

Additionally, the Atlantic County Historical Society and Egg Harbor Township will each receive grants with funding from the New Jersey Historical Commission.

For more information please contact the Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs at (609) 646-8699, ext. 6314 or by email to kbrown@aclsys.org.

 

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