The Regional Arts & Culture Commission (RACC) has awarded a $10,000 Opportunity Grant to the Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission (OCHC) in support of Jim PepperFest 2013: The Jim Pepper Native Arts Festival.
A message from OCHC President David Milholland just arrived, announcing:
“Today we opened a letter that stated: “Congratulations! It is my pleasure to inform you that the Regional Arts & Culture Council is awarding funds for your Special Opportunity Grant proposal. Your award amount for this cycle in 2012-13 is $10,000 based on the review panel scoring as approved by the RACC Board of Directors.” These are the first funds formally committed for our Jim Pepper Native Arts Festival this August 7-10 at
, an exciting project led by Sean
Aaron Cruz. Parkrose High School
“More news in the near future on this groundbreaking cultural event.
“Please visit our website – www.ochcom.org/events.html – which details
events in celebration of OCHC’s 25th birthday this spring. All are
free and each reflects our longstanding Mission Statement:
Cultural Heritage Commission discovers, Oregon
celebrates, and commemorates contributions to
Oregon’s diverse literary and cultural legacy,
raising awareness through publications and
other media, memorials, and public events.
“May your own spring be fruitful. Thanks for your support and interest these many years.”
Cordially, David Milholland – OCHC President