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County Arts Council awards grants to local organizations

BERLIN–The Worcester County Arts Council awarded $9,550 in Community Arts Development Grants to nine art projects and events to be presented by local nonprofit arts organizations during the six-month granting cycle beginning Jan. 1.
Organizations and their projects that are being awarded are:
Assateague People Of Delmarva – 21 Annual Drums On Pocomoke
Berlin Intermediate School – Artfest 2014
Community Church Of Ocean Pines – Worcester County Choral Workshop and cConcert
Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra – symphony performances           
Ocean Pines Children’s Theater – “The Little Mermaid Jr.” musical theater production
Pine Tones Chorus – spring 2014 concert series
Town of Ocean City Recreation & Parks – Children’s art workshops at Art’s Alive
Ward Museum Of Wildfowl Art – Carving Competition & Art Festival
Worcester Chorale – spring concert of “Birth & Renewal”
Worcester County Library Foundation – Ballet Theater of Maryland – “Pirates of The Chesapeake”
The Worcester County Arts Council’s Community Arts Development Grants program is designed to assist local community-based groups produce and present arts activities in Worcester County and is funded and supported by the Maryland State Arts Council. In this fiscal year, the Arts Council awarded $20,000 to local organizations through this program.
The next grant submission deadline is April 15, 2014. For information about the Community Arts Development Grant program, visit or call 410-641-0809.