Last night, the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region
) celebrated the wrap of its second Peak Arts Fund
drive, which reached its target goal of $50,000. At the party, checks were handed out to 18 local arts nonprofits.
(Each organization was guaranteed $2,000, with the leftover sum portioned off based on each's operating budget.)
The party, held in the Ivywild School
gym, was emceed by Amy Sue Lambert
and Sally Hybl
, with entertainment by an aerialist from the Milibo Art Theatre
. After the checks were presented, COPPeR executive director Christina McGrath
topped off the event with a rap of her own for the "wrap" party. One line: "Please keep supporting arts and culture/Or we'll be on you like a vulture."