Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,800
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
City of Saint James
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
June 2012
End Date
August 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Cottonwood
Watonwan
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,800
Other Funds Leveraged
$3,020
Direct expenses
$5,820
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Our Concerts in the Park series seeks each year to increase our audience size, increase minority population participation in our audiences, work to provide awareness of benefits of arts programs to disadvantaged in our area, and create brochures to inform all residents about advantages in our concert series.In an ongoing effort to provide the types of programs which will be of interest to the residents of our community, we will again be conducting random surveys of our audiences and performers. These surveys will be done on a non-selected manner and will be compiled by staff for evaluation at the end of the series.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Their Concerts in the Park series increased their audience size, increased minority population participation in the audiences, worked to provide awareness of benefits of arts programs to disadvantaged in our area, and created brochures to inform all resid

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Nonnie Hanson, Josh Haseman, David Schmillen, John Hoffman, Britta Romsdahl, Susan Carlson, Michelle Chapin, Linda Buller
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will present a series of six Friday night music concerts in the city park during the summer.
Project Manager
First Name
Linda
Last Name
Buller
Organization Name
City of Saint James
Street Address
PO Box 70 124 Armstrong Blvd S
City
St James
State
MN
Zip Code
56081
Phone
(507) 375-4370
Email
linda.buller@ci.stjames.mn.us
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Denice Evers: retired teacher, and volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Sara Krassin: arts administrator for the Childrens' Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St. James City Manager, volunteers with the St. James Community Theater; Mary Motter: 5th grade teacher at Eagle Lake Elementary, arts volunteer; Pat Potzler: retired teacher, singer in the Minnesota Valley Sweet Adelines; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Paula Scheffler: substitute teacher in LeSueur; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with the Interlaken Heritage Days Festival; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, playwright, director; Gina Wenger: professor of Art Education at Minnesota State University; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Denice Evers: retired teacher, and volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Sara Krassin: arts administrator for the Childrens Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St. James City Manager, volunteers with the St. James Community Theater; Mary Motter: 5th grade teacher at Eagle Lake Elementary, arts volunteer; Pat Potzler: retired teacher, singer in the Minnesota Valley Sweet Adelines; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Paula Scheffler: substitute teacher in LeSueur; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with the Interlaken Heritage Days Festival; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, playwright, director; Gina Wenger: professor of Art Education at Minnesota State University; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes