THELMA receives U.S. Bank Grant
The grant will be
used to fund THELMA Arts Education for children, including scholarships for
middle-income and under-privileged children.
“Our mission is to
provide access to the arts for the entire community,” said Kevin Miller, THELMA
Executive Director. “This generous support from U.S. Bank allows us to provide
affordable arts education, opening doors to students who want to participate.”
Each year, U.S. Bank
Foundation and Corporate Giving provides cash contributions to nonprofit
organizations in areas of education, economic opportunity, and artistic and
cultural enrichment. In 2014, the foundation provided more than $23.5 million
in grant funding.
“U.S. Bank has a
long tradition of supporting the arts and we are very pleased to play a part in
offering children the opportunities provided by THELMA,” said Kim Schmitz, Vice
President- District Manager of U.S. Bank.
THELMA has many
opportunities for children and the list is growing. The
ensemble at THELMA. The group rehearses weekly and performs a
and a Spring concert at THELMA.
Last summer, THELMA
provided On [email protected], the first Arts Day Camp. Children in one week learned
Robin Hood, performing the musical at the end of the week.
This fall, THELMA
hosted a six-week session on African drumming and dancing for children.
Back from Left: Kevin Miller, THELMA Executive Director, Kim Schmitz, VP-District Manager U.S. Bank and Melanie Fox, Administrative Assistant U.S. Bank
In front Center: Kari Baker, Boys and Girls Club Extension Director at Chegwin Elementary School and the children from the Chegwin Afterschool Clubhouse.