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Shrewsbury Selectmen seek volunteers for cultural council

Town hall2SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – The Board of Selectmen is seeking parties interested in serving on our cultural council. The Shrewsbury Cultural Council receives funds from the Massachusetts Cultural Council which allots a specific percentage annually to each local cultural council throughout the Commonwealth through funding generated by the State Lottery Commission. The Shrewsbury Cultural Council then in turn makes local grants for eligible activities and programs.

Cultural Council members are appointed by the Board of Selectmen for three year terms and may serve up to two terms.

Interested persons are asked to submit a letter of interest to the Board of Selectmen, 100 Maple Avenue, Shrewsbury, MA by Thursday, February 7, 2013

Here are just a few recent projects which were funded by the Council.

Artist Guild of Shrewsbury (AGS) Shrewsbury/Tokyo Art Exchange Gala Event $250
Assabet Valley Mastersingers, Inc. Concert Music of the Spheres & Concert Season $200
Bates, Davis Summer Reading Song & Story Celebration $400
Calliope Productions, Inc. Calliope 2013 Pre-Teen Youth Theatre Workshops $400
Centre Stage Productions Dirty Rotten Scoundrels $300
Clark, Richard A Time to Laugh a Time to Weep $200
Cope, Ed Reading is Magic $375
Shrewsbury Council on Aging & Friends of the Shrewsbury Senior Center, Inc. Mrs. Walker on the American Revolution $200
Shrewsbury Council on Aging & Friends of the Shrewsbury Senior Center, Inc. Hear That Whistle Blow $300
Shrewsbury Council on Aging & Friends of the Shrewsbury Senior Center, Inc. Hollywood Quiz Show $100
Shrewsbury High School Artist in Residence – Shakespeare Now Macbeth perf $570
Shrewsbury High School SHS Sculpture Project $950
St. Mary School Marcia Beal, Weaver $200
Syphony Pro Musica Very Verdi $350
The Regatta Players 4th Annual Regatta Players Summer Production $500
Walter J. Paton Elementary School PTO Young Audiences of Mass Clara Baron Performance $250
Worcester Chamber Music Society Community Connections: Families & Seniors $400
Worcester County Horticultural Society (Tower Hill Botanic Garden) Five-Star Concert Series $300

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