Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Madelia Chamber of Commerce
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2014
End Date
July 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Brown
Cottonwood
Le Sueur
Martin
Nicollet
Watonwan
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$8,010
Direct expenses
$12,010
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who are able to participate in the arts increases. The quality, type and number of arts opportunities in our region, and the organizations or venues that offer them increases.We will create a survey that will be distributed with the programs that will be handed out during Park Days. Completed surveys will be collected at several locations in Watona Park during the festival and at the Chamber office in Madelia after the event.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who are able to participate in the arts increased. The quality, type and number of arts opportunities in our region, and the organizations or venues that offer them increased.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Nancy Grosland, Joeleen Krier, Mike Sorenson, Dianne Gronewold, Glenda Arndt, John Nelson, Sawsan Alqadi
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will sponsor a blues festival during Madelia Park Days, July 2014.
Project Manager
First Name
Karla
Last Name
Grev
Organization Name
Madelia Chamber of Commerce
Street Address
127 Main St W PO Box 171
City
Madelia
State
MN
Zip Code
56062
Phone
(507) 642-8822
Email
chamber@madeliamn.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Sara Krassin: arts administration for the Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager, and volunteer with the St James Community Theater; Craig Nelson: business management and information technology; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, and volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, and Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Lauren Shoemaker: Music Instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with the Interlaken Heritage Days Festival in Fairmont; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, and has written and directed plays; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher and volunteer on fair boards and community festivals; Stacey Watje: actor, singer, and active member of the Springfield Community Theatre; Gina Wenger: a college professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Greg Wilkins: the Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Sara Krassin: arts administration for the Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager, and volunteer with the St James Community Theater; Craig Nelson: business management and information technology; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, and volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, and Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Lauren Shoemaker: Music Instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with the Interlaken Heritage Days Festival in Fairmont; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, and has written and directed plays; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher and volunteer on fair boards and community festivals; Stacey Watje: actor, singer, and active member of the Springfield Community Theatre; Gina Wenger: a college professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Greg Wilkins: the Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No