Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Rock Bend Folk Festival
Status
Completed
Start Date
September 2013
End Date
September 2013
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Nicollet
Blue Earth
Le Sueur
Sibley
Brown
Watonwan
Steele
Rice
Martin
Waseca
Faribault
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Cultural Heritage

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Other Funds Leveraged
$44,656
Direct expenses
$48,156
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who participate in the arts festivals and folk and traditional activities increases.We will create a survey, have it available at the Information Booth, ask visitors to come to the Information Booth to complete the survey, and we will tabulate the results. In addition to the survey, committee members will conduct interviews with audience members in the target age group.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who participate in the arts festivals and folk and traditional activities increased.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
John Ganey, Kris Higginbotham, Mike Lange, Megan Lano, Steven Guse, Margo Powell, Dawn Devens, Ron Arsenault, Trudi Olmanson, Krista Wilkowske
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will sponsor a two-day festival featuring local and regional folk musicians on two stages, and local artists displaying work on September 7-8, 2013, at Minnesota Square Park, St Peter.
Project Manager
First Name
John
Last Name
Ganey
Organization Name
Rock Bend Folk Festival
Street Address
PO Box 222
City
St Peter
State
MN
Zip Code
56082
Phone
(507) 327-6188
Email
jganey@harrymeyeringcenter.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Denice Evers: retired teacher and volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Nancy Goettl: adjunct faculty at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Sara Krassin: arts administration for the Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager, volunteer with the Saint James Community Theater; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with 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 Interlaken Heritage Days Festival in Fairmont; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, director and playwright; Gina Wenger: professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Denice Evers: retired teacher and volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Nancy Goettl: adjunct faculty at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Sara Krassin: arts administration for the ChildrenÆs Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager, volunteer with the Saint James Community Theater; Craig Nelson: business management and information technology; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with Blue Earth Community Theater; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach and Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with Interlaken Heritage Days Festival in Fairmont; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, director, playwright; Gina Wenger: professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No