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Workforce Development Board Meeting
The DavidsonWorks Workforce Development Board Meeting will be held Thursday, January 29, 2015, at 8:00 AM, at Davidson Community College in the Mendenhall Building, Room #226.

Celebrate 40 years with Senior Services
To commemorate 40 years of service, Davidson County Department of Senior Services is proud to present an Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.  The event will take place from 9:00-11:00 a.m. February 5 at the Lexington Senior Center, located at 555-B West Center St. Ext. and also from 9:00-11:00 a.m. February 19 at the Thomasville Senior Center, located at 211 W. Colonial Drive..      
 
For more information in Lexington, please call 242.2290 or email Stefanie.Poore@DavidsonCountyNC.gov and in Thomasville, please call 474.2754 or email Vickie.Weaver@DavidsonCountyNC.gov.

ARTS UNITED FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY ACCEPTING SUBGRANT APPLICATIONS
Arts United for Davidson County is now accepting applications for North Carolina Arts Council Grassroots Arts Program (GAP) subgrants.  Applications must be received no later than Friday, January 30, 2015 for projects that occur February 1, 2015 – May 31, 2015.  Forms and grant guidelines may be picked up, by appointment, from the Arts United office at 4 East First Avenue or emailed upon request.  A downloadable form is available on the North Carolina Arts Council website at 
http://www.ncdcr.gov/Portals/44/elements/docs/GAPSubgrantApplicationForm14-15final.doc
Applications are available for county non-profit organizations whose purpose is to promote and develop diverse cultural arts programming in Davidson County.  Eligible activities include art classes, artist-in-schools programs, concerts, dance and theatre productions, festivals, galleries, and multicultural events.  Funding priority is given to qualified arts organizations, arts in education programs conducted by qualified artists, and other community organizations that provide arts programs in the county.  Grassroots funds are not generally awarded to arts organizations that receive funding through the North Carolina Arts Council’s General Support Program.
 
Since 1977, the North Carolina Arts Council’s Grassroots Arts Program has provided North Carolina citizens access to quality arts experiences.  Using a per capita based formula, the program provides funding for the arts in all 100 counties of the state through partnerships with local arts councils.  Arts United for Davidson County serves as the North Carolina Arts Council’s partner in awarding subgrants to local organizations for arts programs in Davidson County.
 
For information, contact Pam Harvey at Arts United (336) 249-2742 or by email artsdavidsonco@hotmail.com.

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