Local art teachers receive gift certificates from ALHC

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Art League of Henderson County provides funds for art supplies for local schools

Nine Henderson County art teachers will be awarded gift certificates at the February 14 meeting of the Art League of Henderson County. The presentation of a total of $1700 in gift certificates to The Starving Artist and $500 for on-line School Specialty Arts and Crafts for the purchase of art supplies for classrooms will be held at The Opportunity House, 1411 Asheville Highway, Hendersonville, NC, during the meeting beginning about 2 p.m.

The teachers being recognized are:

Courtney Hoelscher, Hendersonville High School – $335

Elizabeth Weisel, North Henderson High School – $500

Kelly King, West Henderson High – $335

Robert Wallace, East Henderson High School – $500

Martina Zinn, Balfour High School – $250

Terry Northrup, Apple Valley Middle School – $70

Maureen Rhodes, Rugby Middle School – $70

Kathryn Beasley, Hendersonville Middle School – $70

Stephen Harrison, Flat Rock Middle School – $70

The ALHC was founded in 1960 with a mission to encourage and assist in the development of individual artistic talent, as well as the enjoyment of art. The organization honors this legacy by providing education grants to local schools and student artists, community outreach, and exhibitions and educational programs. The public and artists of all skill levels and “art lovers” are encouraged to attend and participate in meetings and programs.

The Art League of Henderson County meets monthly on the second Sunday of each month (except May, when it will be the 3rd Sunday) at Opportunity House, 1411 Asheville Highway, Hendersonville. A social hour usually begins around 1:30 p.m., with the meeting starting about 2 pm. An art-related presentation is offered following the meeting. Guests are welcome.

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