We are honored to have these folks in our corner. . .
The Tipp City Area Arts Council was joined by presenting sponsors Edison State Community College and Thrivent Financial Associate Matt Buehrer, in addition to Marilyn Richards, representing the Tipp City Area Community Foundations, at their May 10, 2016 board meeting.
Bruce McKenzie, Director of Marketing and Communication at Edison State Community College and Matt Buehrer, local Thrivent Financial Associate each presented a check for $5,000 in support of the TCAAC’s annual Canal Music Fest. JJ Slanker, Canal Music Fest Chair, accepted the checks on behalf of the event and said, “We are so fortunate to have this type of support from area leaders. We certainly could not do this without them”.
Marilyn Richards from the Tipp City Area Community Foundations presented a check for $2,000 in support of the TCAAC Children’s Art Adventure programs. Renee Matsunami, Chair of the Children’s programs was on hand to accept the generous donation.
This is not the first time that these local organizations have supported the TCAAC. Edison State and Thrivent Associate Matt Buehrer are returning presenting sponsors of the Canal Music Fest and the Tipp City Area Community Foundations has donated to the TCAAC on multiple occasions.
TCAAC President Andrew White commented, “On behalf of the Tipp City Area Arts Council, I would like to thank Edison State Community College, Thrivent Financial Associate Matt Buehrer, the Tipp City Area Community Foundations, as well as all other sponsors, vendors and volunteers for the support that has enabled us to host great events year after year.”