PCCA announces 4th Annual Arts and Culture Awards

Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) is pleased to announce via press release the return of the annual Regional Arts & Culture Awards to be presented Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester.

Individuals and organizations will be recognized that are fostering arts & culture in significant ways within their communities. PCCA is delighted with the incredible support from the participating municipalities within Oakland County (Auburn Hills, Rochester, Rochester Hills, Oakland Township, Orion Township and Troy) and Macomb County (Shelby Township) has given to this event and is eager to honor these individuals and organizations for their dedication and commitment to the arts.

In addition to the individual awards listed below, Paint Creek Center for the Arts is pleased to award the Distinguished Arts & Culture Award to an individual that is much deserving of the recognition. Stoney Creek High School Art Instructor, Diane Heath, is being honored for the immeasurable amount of time and devotion she has given to her students. She is continuously inspiring them and driving them to strive for excellence.

It is our pleasure to announce the 2014 Arts & Culture Award Recipients:

  • City of Auburn Hills – Edmond Guay, Avondale Theatre Company Director
  • Oakland Township – Edward Noble, former Oakland Press photojournalist
  • Orion Township – Jackie Priebe, musician and Lake Orion High School Freshman
  • City of Rochester – Linda Gallaher, owner of South Street Skateshop
  • City of Rochester Hills – Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm
  • Shelby Township – Joe Youngblood, Shelby Township Parks and Recreation Director
  • City of Troy – Ridgedale Players

Please join us on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the Royal Park Hotel to recognize these extraordinary individuals and groups for their achievement in fostering the arts. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. with a private cocktail hour for award winners and sponsors. General admission and dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by the awards ceremony at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person or $500 per table of 8.  To reserve your seat, call 248-651-4110 or order online at www.pccart.org.

The mission of Paint Creek Center for the Arts is to enhance life in the region by promoting, encouraging and creating opportunities to participate in, and appreciate, the arts. Paint Creek Center for the Arts is open Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 7:00pm, Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm, Saturday, 9:00am to 4:00pm. PCCA is located at 407 Pine Street in downtown Rochester at the intersection of Pine and Fourth Street.

Paint Creek Center for the Arts is supported by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Kresge Foundation.

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