Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,550
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Mankato Figure Skating Club
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
November 2011
End Date
June 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Nicollet
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
$4,550
Other Funds Leveraged
$8,450
Direct expenses
$13,000
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To increase the development of dance and skating skills within the membership by involving a minimum of 75% of students in new skill building opportunities by September 2012. To have higher quality performances by increasing the opportunities to develop skating performance skills, by involving a minimum of 60% of students in performance activities by September 2012.They will document the number of participants in training classes, exhibitions and performance activities. They will have a pre and post assessment of the students by coaches, looking for behavioral and performance changes in the studentÆs skills. A self-evaluation for students participating in each class or activity will be conducted.

Measurable Outcome(s)

They increased the development of dance and skating skills within the membership by involving 75% of students in new skill building opportunities. They had higher quality performances with increased opportunities to develop skating performance skills, and

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Michelle Wollenzien, Jennifer Grosland, Deb Radzak, Jill Nusser, Cheryl Liu, Michael Wheaton, Tracy Brovold, Sharon Schneller, Renae Kopischke
Project Overview
Mankato Figure Skating Club
Project Details
They will present their Holiday Show, a spring Ice Show, and create activities to enhance studentsÆ abilities.
Project Manager
First Name
Suzanne
Last Name
Rensch
Organization Name
Mankato Figure Skating Club
Street Address
1251 Monks Ave PO Box 4312
City
Mankato
State
MN
Zip Code
56001
Phone
(507) 995-0537
Email
msrensch@hickorytech.net
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
No