CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts, administered by the Chambersburg Area Council for the Arts in Fulton, Franklin, Adams and southwestern Cumberland counties, awarded grants to several local organizations.
A total of 36 applications were submitted, with requests totaling $57,000.
Funding decisions were based on artistic merit, need and impact, planning and design, and administration and budget.
Awards ranging from $260 to $1,500 were presented to the following groups at an awards ceremony Dec. 16 at the Chambersburg Area Council for the Arts office/gallery:
Caledonia Theatre Company - to expand theater education opportunities for young people in Fulton County through a summer theater camp under the direction of Jon Vickers Jones, actor and theater arts instructor.
Chambersburg Area School District Library - to support workshops and a performance of stories, songs and chants rooted in black history by professional storyteller Alice McGill at Stevens Elementary School.