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
Rock Bend Folk Festival
Status
Completed
Start Date
September 2014
End Date
September 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Brown
Faribault
Le Sueur
Martin
Nicollet
Rice
Sibley
Steele
Waseca
Watonwan
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Cultural Heritage

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$35,000
Direct expenses
$39,000
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 participated 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, Steve Guse, Margo Ross, 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 Minnesota folk musicians on two stages, and local artists displaying work, September 2014, 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
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