Arts Organization Development and Equipment

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,382
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Lake Benton Opera House, Inc.
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2014
End Date
March 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Lincoln
Lyon
Pipestone
Hennepin
Yellow Medicine
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
$11,382
Other Funds Leveraged
$2,845
Direct expenses
$14,227
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

We will build relationships with members of groups that have been underserved by the arts.Once the improvements have been made, the board members will be asked to invite dialogue from the public and board members will give their individual opinions on the quality, impact and public feedback of the improvements to our shows.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The board approved of the purchase made and were in agreement that the upgrades made us a stronger organization by helping improve our productions.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Mark Wilmes, Kathy Johnson, Lynn Carpenter, David Norgaard, Teresa Schreurs, Anne Lichtsinn, Milo Downs, Cheryl Johnson, Caren Petersen, Gail Hovland, Sandy Hanson, Lisa Willert, Carl Burk, Kim Fleet, Nathaniel Gates
Project Overview
Arts Organization Development and Equipment
Project Details
Lighting, risers, wireless mics, and sign holders
Project Manager
First Name
Mark
Last Name
Wilmes
Organization Name
Lake Benton Opera House, Inc.
Street Address
120 E Center St PO Box 1
City
Lake Benton
State
MN
Zip Code
56149
Phone
(507) 368-4620
Email
lakebentonoperahouse@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
John White: writer, photographer, retired journalist; Jane Link: visual artist , Milan Village Arts School founding member, Milan Community Education, Greater Milan Initiative; Marilee Strom: musician, former art teacher, business owner; Kathy Fransen: musician, theatre, Rhythm of the River coordinator; Janet Olney: visual artist, Willmar Area Arts Council coordinator; Joyce Meyer: photographer, retired art teacher, Canby Arts Council Advisory Board; Kate Aydin: retired educator, arts advocate, Lincoln County Pioneer Museum board; Paula Nemes: musician, librarian, former coordinator of the Marshall Area Fine Arts Council, Vice President of Marshall Area Stage Company; Tom Wirt: artist, owner Clay Coyote Gallery, founding member and president, Hutchinson Center for the Arts, past member Hutchinson Public Arts Commission; Susan Marco: writer, High School English and creative writing teacher; Kelly Muldoon: graphic artist, board member Prairie Music Association, Prairie Oasis Players; Ellen Copperud: retired language arts teacher, theatre director; Dan Wahl: visual artist, musician, theater, adjunct English instructor at Southwest Minnesota State University; Dan Connolly: musician, music educator, board Renville Friends of the Arts; Cindy Reverts: visual artist, Rock County Fine Arts Association treasure, Council for Arts in Humanities in Rock County board; Sydney Massee; visual artist, theatre, Lac qui Parle Valley School Districts board; Audrey Fuller; writer, arts advocate, tribal planner, grant writer.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
John White: writer, photographer, retired journalist; Joyce Meyer: photographer, retired art teacher, Canby Arts Council Advisory Board; Kate Aydin: retired educator, arts advocate, Lincoln County Pioneer Museum board; Paula Nemes: musician, librarian, former coordinator of the Marshall Area Fine Arts Council, Vice President of Marshall Area Stage Company; Tom Wirt: artist, owner Clay Coyote Gallery, founding member and president, Hutchinson Center for the Arts, past member Hutchinson Public Arts Commission; Kelly Muldoon: graphic artist, board member Prairie Music Association, Prairie Oasis Players; Dan Connolly: musician, music educator, board Renville Friends of the Arts; Cindy Reverts: visual artist, Rock County Fine Arts Association treasure, Council for Arts in Humanities in Rock County board; Sydney Massee; visual artist, theatre, Lac qui Parle Valley School Districts board; Audrey Fuller; writer, arts advocate, tribal planner, grant writer.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No