(Thermopolis, Wyo.) - Established in 1982, the Governor’s Arts Awards recognize artists, arts organizations and patrons who have displayed excellence in the arts and outstanding service to the arts in Wyoming. Last night, one of our own was presented with this special award. Congratulations to The Hot Springs Greater Learning Foundation
who received the Governor's Arts Award Friday evening
Jacky Wright, Board Member for the Hot Springs Greater Learning Foundation
said, "This is an award for our whole community. We have so many
volunteers, sponsors, partnerships and folk who support our activities and
events. We could not do what we do without all of that support, hence it is
a community award."
*Above photo: Jacky Wright and Howie Samelson at Governor Mead's mansion
during the private party*
Hot Springs Greater Learning Foundation Board member Toddi Darlington
commented, "As the governor said, you make it look easy bringing the arts
to a small community."
Thermopolis-Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce Director Meri Ann Rush
congratulated the organization. "The Hot Springs Greater Learning
Foundation is one of the many assets in Thermopolis and Hot Springs County.
Not only do they bring the arts to the community but also to the use of Hot
A few other organizations across the state were also honored:
- Brian Scott Gamroth, Casper
- Cedric Reverand, Laramie
- Chris Navarro, Casper
- Hot Springs Greater Learning Foundation, Thermopolis
- Paul Taylor, Laramie
- Sarah Rogers, Sundance
Again, congratulations to the Hot Springs Greater Learning Foundation. Learn
more about the Governor's Arts Awards here.
*All photos courtesy of Thermopolis-Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce
Director Meri Ann Rush / Pitchengine Communities*