|ACNV Scholarship Deadline Announced|
Arts Council of the North Valley Announces
The Donna E. Kublin Art Scholarship Award
(PHOENIX) – Applications are now being accepted for the Arts Council of the North Valley’s Donna E. Kublin Art Scholarship Award.
In its 9th year, the ACNV Scholarship Program provides awards to students that have shown a desire to further their study and expertise in the creative arts. The Visual, Literary and Performing Arts Award competition is open to any student who is a senior in high school and is either considering or seeking post-secondary education with a major in visual, performing, or literary arts and attends one of the following high schools: Barry Goldwater, Boulder Creek, Cactus Shadows, Deer Valley, Liberty, Mountain Ridge, Sandra Day O'Connor, or Sunrise Mountain; or is a resident in areas of the north valley and is enrolled in a charter, home school or other Arizona approved school. The award is named after past President and Executive Director of the ACNV, Donna Kublin. One of its founders, Kublin helped guide the organization during the first five years and continues to assist.
Interested and motivated students from all fine, literary and performing arts disciplines are highly encouraged to apply. Applications are due by January 9, 2012 and may be found on the ACNV website at www.ACNV.org.
The Arts Council of the North Valley’s mission is to enhance the quality of life in the community by connecting North Valley residents to arts and cultural opportunities through education and outreach.The ACNV is a donation funded, volunteer-based, 501(c)(3) nonprofit that would not exist without the generosity of their donors and public support they receive thorough matching grants from the Arizona Commission on the Arts.
|A Renaissance Yuletide Feast|
Lords and Ladies...You are invited to A Renaissance Yuletide Feaste
presented by the Arts Council of the North Valley
The joyous holiday traditions of Merrie Olde England will be recreated in the Great Hall of The Ironwood Castle as the Royal Renaissance Singers lead guests in Feaste and Frolic to celebrate the Season. Rich costumes, beautiful a capella singing, Royal tapestries and a sumptuous five course repast await Lords and Ladies on December 17 and 18, 2011. As Shakespeare said, "such stuff as dreams are made on..."
Saturday December 17 @ 7pm - cash bar opens at 6pm
Sunday December 18 @ 3pm - cash bar opens at 2pm
Location: The Ironwood Castle at Anthem Golf and Country Club
41551 N Anthem Hills Drive, Anthem AZ 85086
Ticket Price: $85 per person
|ACNV Announces Executive Director|
Arts Council of the North Valley Announces
The Arts Council of the North Valley (ACNV), an organization committed to supporting the cultural and artist community of the region, announced today the appointment of its new Executive Director, Jon Meyer.
"We are very excited to have someone of Jon's caliber leading our organization. His wealth of non-profit management experience and commitment to development will be invaluable in our ongoing efforts to effectively achieve our mission." said ACNV Board President Becky MacMillan.
"The arts in the North Valley have so much to offer our communities," said Meyers, "and we are on the cusp of even greater growth in programming, quality, and community engagement. I look forward to being a part of the tremendous accomplishments to come by guiding ACNV's activities in support of vibrant arts performances, presentation, and education throughout the region."
Prior to joining ACNV, Jon served as Executive Director of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Desert Mountain States chapter. His background in the non-profit sector spans more than 20 years, having held positions with, among others, Arizona State University and the ASU Foundation; Thunderbird School of Global Management; and Ronald McDonald House Charities, including positions as CEO of RMHC of Southern California in Pasadena and RMHC Field Relations Manager for the western United States, based at the Charity's Global headquarters in Oak Brook, Illinois.
Jon is a graduate of Santa Clara University with degrees in Theatre Arts and History. He lives with his wife and three sons in Anthem, Arizona.
"Jon's knowledge of the non-profit culture will take the Arts Council to new heights and his passion for the arts is contagious" said Holly Matson, former executive director.
About the Arts Council of the North Valley (ACNV)
Founded in 2005, the ACNV is an active and energetic force in the broader north valley. Through Board development, active volunteer participation, breadth of programs, public outreach, and membership expansion, the organization maintains its momentum and is becoming an integral and vital part of the community. The ACNV is a donation funded, volunteer-based, 501(c)(3) nonprofit that would not exist without the generosity of our donors and public support we receive thorough grants from the Arizona Commission on the Arts.
ACNV Mission Statement
The Arts Council of the North Valley enhances the quality of life in the community by connecting North Valley residents to arts and cultural opportunities through education and outreach.
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