The City of Coeur d’Alene Arts Commission announced the recipients of the 14th Annual Mayor’s Awards in the Arts.
Excellence in the Arts: Fallen Heroes Plaza
Support of the Arts: Charles & Dorothy Clock
Education in the Arts: Julie Hudson
The Mayor’s Awards in the Arts are presented by the Coeur d’Alene Arts Commission and the City of Coeur d’Alene to recognize and encourage excellence in the arts and to stimulate and support awareness of the arts throughout the city.
The first category, “Excellence in the Arts,” recognizes artists, organizations, or individuals who have made a significant contribution to the awareness of the arts in Coeur d’Alene. The second category, “Support of the Arts,” recognizes individuals or organizations based on the length of their commitment to the arts, the type of support they give (financial, volunteer services, etc.), and their overall involvement in the support of art in Coeur d’Alene.
The final category, “Arts in Education,” recognizes individuals or organizations for their efforts to strengthen public arts education in the geographic region of School District 271. The award is given based on years of commitment to and advocacy for arts education. Awards will be presented Thursday, October 15, 2009, at 6:00 p.m., at the Parkside Tower, 3rd Floor Meeting Room, 601 E. Front Avenue. This event is open to the public, and anyone interested in attending to support the winners is invited. For more information, contact Amy Ferguson, 666-5754.