Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Madelia Area Chamber of Commerce
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2016
End Date
July 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Brown
Cottonwood
Le Sueur
Martin
Nicollet
Watonwan
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Cultural Heritage

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$8,660
Direct expenses
$12,660
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who are able to participate in the arts increases. The quality, types and number of arts opportunities in our region, and the organizations or venues that offer them increases. The number of Minnesotans who participate in the arts festivals and folk and traditional activities increases. The variety and number of festivals and traditional arts activities in our region/state increases. They will create a survey that will be distributed with the programs 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. The Chamber staff will tabulate the results.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who were able to participate in the arts increased. The quality, types and number of arts opportunities in our region, and the organizations or venues that offered them increased. The number of Minnesotans who participated in the arts, festivals, and folk and traditional activities increased. The variety and number of festivals and traditional arts activities in our region/state increased.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Todd Simmons, Brian McCabe, Julie Kelly, Glenda Arndt, John Nelson, Kristi Reed, Rose Hoxmeier, Paul Sheldon, Idil Mohamed
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will sponsor a blues festival during Madelia Park Days, July 2016.
Project Manager
First Name
Karla
Last Name
Angus
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
Jessica Barens: Waseca Community Education Advisory Council member; Denice Evers: retired teacher, volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Diane Harms: singer with the Saint Peter Choral Society and Minnesota Valley Chorale; Charles Luedtke: retired Professor of Music, member of the American Guild of Organists; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager, volunteer with Saint James Community Theater; Randy Mediger: retired principal and teacher, charter member of LeSueur Community Theater; Lauren Shoemaker: music instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Dana Sikkila: visual artist, Executive Director of 410 Project Gallery; Carol Soma: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with Kee Civic Theatre; Bonnie Taplin: member of the Red Rock Center for the Arts; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher, volunteer on Sibley County Fair Board and community festivals; Gina Wenger: Professor of Art at Minnesota State University-Mankato; Greg Wilkins: visual artist, Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University-Mankato.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Jessica Barens: Waseca Community Education Advisory Council member; Denice Evers: retired teacher, volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Diane Harms: singer with the Saint Peter Choral Society and Minnesota Valley Chorale; Charles Luedtke: retired Professor of Music, member of the American Guild of Organists; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager, volunteer with Saint James Community Theater; Randy Mediger: retired principal and teacher, charter member of LeSueur Community Theater; Lauren Shoemaker: music instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Dana Sikkila: visual artist, Executive Director of 410 Project Gallery; Carol Soma: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with Kee Civic Theatre; Bonnie Taplin: member of the Red Rock Center for the Arts; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher, volunteer on Sibley County Fair Board and community festivals; Gina Wenger: Professor of Art at Minnesota State University-Mankato; Greg Wilkins: visual artist, Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University-Mankato.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No