"But all of them came with a price tag," he said.
As the minister of music for the
"The arts council has been extremely important," Waltenberger said.
"It's money to give out to the community," said
Waltenberger will use the funds for a music and art camp at
"We will have folk music, drumming, a harpist, and creative writing and rhyming drawing," he said.
Another recipient, the
The grant is used by the library not only to encourage others in art, but also to become involved in the community.
"The best way to get the word out is to provide quality, engaging events," Hotwick said. "I believe these events will do that for our library and therefore increase the number of patrons who engage at the library."
Carnahan encouraged other nonprofit groups to apply for grants.
"I think a lot of people don't know that we have this program," she said. "It can be for creative writing, photography, anything creative."
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