Dear Arts Advocate:
We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, May 9th in Columbus! We have a full-day planned and invite you to join us at 9:30 AM for the Advocacy Briefing at the Vern Riffe Center for Government and the Arts. To follow is the schedule so that you can plan your day:
Arts Day’s Agenda
9:00 AM Arrive Vern Riffe Center for Government and the Arts, Third Floor,77 South High Street, Columbus
9:30 AM – Advocacy Briefing
Tim Greenwood, President, Ohio Citizens for the Arts/Foundation
William Blair, Legislative Counsel, Ohio Citizens for the Arts
Donna Collins, Executive Director, Ohio Citizens for the Arts/Foundation
Julie Henahan, Executive Director, Ohio Arts Council
10:15 AM Legislative Visits
Meet with your Representative and Senator
If you have pre-registered for the Governor’s Awards for the Arts in Ohio & Arts Day Luncheon the remainder of your afternoon is scheduled as follows:
11:00 AM Arts Day Showcase Registration is open for the luncheon and for your networking convenience we are hosting the 2012 Arts Day Showcase featuring arts organizations from around Ohio in the Oak Room at The Columbus Athenaeum, 32 N. Fourth Street, Columbus
11:30 AM Luncheon Registration is open and seating available (pre-registered only) for the 2012 Governor’s Awards, 32 N. Fourth Street, Columbus
12 Noon The Governor’s Awards for the Arts in Ohio & Arts Day Luncheon.
Co-presented by Ohio Citizens for the Arts Foundation and the Ohio Arts Council at the Columbus Athenaeum, 32 N. Fourth Street, Columbus
1:15 PM Dessert Reception Following the Arts Day Luncheon and awards ceremony there will be a dessert reception providing an opportunity for all participants to greet winners and network.
1:30 PM Legislative Visits Meet with your Representative and Senator
We encourage you to take a moment right now to call your elected officials to make an appointment for May 9th. You can find the names and contact information for your Representative and/or Senator by going online at: http://capwiz.com/artsusa/oh/home/. Feel free to call our office at 614.221.4064 and we can assist you in obtaining the contact information you need.
From all of us at Ohio Citizens for the Arts Foundation we thank you for your time, expertise, and willingness to advocate for the arts and arts education!
Tim Greenwood William P. Blair Donna S. Collins
President Legislative Counsel Executive Director