Today’s adoption story comes from Sterling H., who dedicates his adopted flame to the Rochester Boys and Girls Club.
Under our current presidential administration we are facing the likelihood of loss of federal funding for the arts through entities like the National Endowment for the Arts. In Rochester, MN, where there is a strong arts presence, these cuts will have a profound impact. Recently, we participated in a community awareness event where citizens and musicians from the Rochester Symphony Orchestra and Chorale gather to sing an impromptu Hallelujah Chorus to show that we are opposed to cuts in funding for the arts. See a short video here.
In the days following the presidential election of 2016 it seems my best response is to assert the Mission and Values of Fox and Swan Arts.
Our Mission: To promote the common good through art