On Tuesday, Sept 15, members of the Fairfield Cultural Alliance Board awarded grants to five local non-profit organizations at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center. Receiving mini-grants this year were ICON gallery for assistance with their Nov and Dec exhibit, Bill’s Soup Part II; Fairfield Art Assn for a new public metal sculpture; Fairfield First! to pay event photographer Werner Elmker; My Lucky Day for help with new signage, and Freddy Fonseca for the Chamber Music Series at the Sondheim.
The Fairfield Cultural Alliance is a volunteer organization dedicated to supporting arts and culture in Fairfield. Through their Cultural Trust Fund, they help arts and cultural organizations create events and experiences for our town. Those interested in becoming involved with the Cultural Alliance are encouraged to call Marcia Tiffany, FCA Board president, at 469-6182 or email email@example.com. (Photos by Werner Elmker.)
FCA board members with grant recipients. From left: Jeff Fitz-Randolph, Denyce Babinec Rusch, Werner Elmker, Diane Chojnowski, Kella Tschopp, Freddy Fonseca, David Thebodo, Tom Ridgley, Chris Soth, Marcia Tiffany, Paul Squillo and Karin Quass-Hauring.
Marcia Tiffany, President of the Fairfield Cultural Alliance, giving opening remarks.
Grant awarded to Freddy Fonseca for the Chamber Music Series.
Grant awarded to Fairfield First! - $500 to compensate Werner Elmker for photos and videos of Fairfield, accepted by Diane Chojnowski.
Werner Elmker also took these photos.
Grant awarded to ICON, accepted by Chris Soth.
Grant awarded to My Lucky Day, accepted by Tom Ridgly.
Grant awarded to Fairfield Art Association, accepted by Kella Tschopp.