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Montgomery County Workplace Giving Increased 62%

Culture Works was presented with the Workplace Giving Campaign for the Arts check from Montgomery County at the Commissioner’s Meeting on June 18. Montgomery County increased their giving by over 62% this year, and we are thankful for the enthusiasm and dedication of Workplace Coordinator Dorine Ragsdale and her committee: Michael London, Anne Bissacco, Emily Bradford, and…

LexisNexis Workplace Giving Kick Off

LexisNexis, our largest single Workplace Giving site, kicked off their Campaign for the Arts on May 20. As always, it was planned and executed beautifully! Puzzle of Light performed in the LexisNexis auditorium to start things off, and there were daily events to engage the employees and remind them to donate – ranging from karaoke, an online auction of…

Arts Day in Columbus

On May 15, Culture Works spent the day at Arts Day and the Governor’s Awards Luncheon. This event is a very important day for all the Arts Organizations in Ohio. Much of the day is spent visiting with our elected officials, advocating for the arts and encouraging our Senators and Representatives to continue to fund for arts…

BBB Eclipse Awards

Culture Works was nominated for the Better Business Bureau Eclipse Integrity Award in the Non-Profit Category this year. Our entire staff was able to attend the lovely dinner event on May 14 as guests of Steve Petitjean of Fifth Third Bank. Alan Schaeffer, our current Board President, and Annie Bowers, our graphic artist, also joined us. Culture Works congratulates SICSA…

NewPage Corporation Workplace Giving Kick Off

NewPage Corporation kicked off their Campaign for the Arts on May 1. NewPage is a wonderful friend to Culture Works. In addition to the generous contributions of their employees, NewPage has donated all the paper necessary for the printing of our annual Guide to Arts & Culture for the last two years. That’s a lot…

University of Dayton Workplace Giving Kick Off

The University of Dayton is running their Campaign for the Arts this month! We are always pleased when our educational institutions partner with us to promote and support local arts & culture. Lee Jackson and Teshia Ligon have been working hard to get everyone on campus involved in the Campaign. Local Performers Michael and Sandy…

Culture Works Nominated for the BBB Eclipse Integrity Award

Culture Works is pleased to announce that we are a finalist for the Better Business Bureau Eclipse Integrity Award for 2013! We were nominated in the Nonprofit category. It’s a significant honor to be one of the three finalists in this group of fine organizations and we are proud to be under consideration for such a prestigious award….

Sinclair Community College Workplace Giving Kick Off

Sinclair Community College has kicked off their Workplace Giving campaign for Culture Works this month. Sinclair runs their campaign all month and Workplace Giving Coordinator Sally Struthers works hard to engage the entire campus in supporting arts and culture. Michael and Sandy Bashaw will be performing at a Sinclair Faculty event later in the month. Our thanks to…

Vectren Workplace Giving Kick Off

Vectren Corporation kicked off their Workplace Giving Campaign this month at four locations in the Dayton Region. Vectren employees are some of our strongest supporters and we always appreciate their involvement in the Campaign for the Arts. Lynda Hoffman at Vectren is very active in the campaign – she is a longtime Workplace Giving Coordinator with a great…

Montgomery County Workplace Giving Kick Off

Montgomery County’s Workplace Giving Campaign for the Arts kicked off with great fanfare this month at the Montgomery County Administration Building downtown. Well known local performers Michael and Sandy Bashaw played for an appreciative crowd, and were joined for several songs by County Administrator Joe Tuss, a talented musician as well. It’s always a wonderful surprise when employees find…