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2014 Arts Ovations Nominations Being Accepted

01/03/2014
2014 Arts Ovations Nominations Being Accepted
Charles Kalan and Susan Rutt, Co-Chairs of Arts Ovation, announce that nominations are now being requested for awards to be presented at the Allentown Arts Commission’s Annual Luncheon.

The public is invited to submit nominations in writing or via email in the following categories: 1. OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL, PERFORMING AND LITERARY ARTS: may be an individual and/or arts organizations; 2. OUTSTANDING SERVICE AND/OR CONTRIBUTIONS: may be an individual who has had a major impact on the arts through devoted service in a volunteer capacity; an individual, business, foundation or organization who has had a major impact on the arts by contributing financial and/or in-kind resources; or an institution which has had a major impact on the arts. 3. EMERGING ARTIST: an award given for an emerging talent. Only fully completed nomination forms will be considered.

The established guidelines state the eligibility for awards: arts organizations or individuals whose achievements have had a significant and positive impact on the citizens of Allentown and the quality of life in Allentown’s cultural community. Award recipients will be selected from the nominations received by the Arts Ovation Committee of the Allentown Arts Commission.

Nominations must be submitted by no later than January 17, 2014. Each must contain the name, address, phone number and email of the nominee, as well as the specific category of the nominee. A brief summary is requested stating why the nominee meets the qualifications for the award. The name, address, phone number and email address of the nominator is also requested. Applications for nominations are available by emailing Susan Rutt at
susanrutt@aol.com, or calling 610-791-3497. For information on sponsorship of Arts Ovation 2014, please contact Chuck Kalan at 610-791-1257.

2014 ARTS OVATION AWARDS
ALLENTOWN ARTS COMMISSION
NOMINATION FORM

Guidelines:
1. Eligibility for awards: arts organizations or individuals whose achievements have had a significant and positive impact on the citizens of Allentown and the quality of life in the Allentown cultural community.
2. Award recipients will be selected from the nominations received by the Arts Ovation Committee of the Allentown Arts Commission.
CATEGORIES FOR AWARDS:
1. Outstanding Achievement in Visual, Performing and Literary Arts: May be individuals and/or arts organizations
2. Outstanding Service and/or Contribution: May be an individual who has had a major impact on the arts through devoted service in a volunteer capacity; an individual, business, foundation or organization who has had a major impact on the arts by contributing financial and/or in-kind resources; or an institution which has had a major impact on the arts.
3. Emerging Artist Award: An award given for emerging talent.

Name of Nominee: _____________________________________________________
Address: _____________________________________________________________
Phone: ___________________________ Email: ___________________________
Category: _____________________________________________________________
(Please indicate only one, based on above categories)
In the space below, please state why you believe the nominee meets the qualifications for the award. Please email, type, or print clearly in dark ink. Please add additional sheet if necessary. Only fully completed forms will be considered for all categories.




Name of Nominator: ___________________________________________________
Address: _____________________________________________________________
Phone: ___________________________ Email: ___________________________

Thank you for taking the time to participate in the Arts Ovation nomination process. Please return this form by January 17, 2014, to: Susan Rutt, Arts Ovation Committee, 1852 South Wood Street, Allentown PA 18103, or email to
susanrutt@aol.com. Awards will be presented at the 26th annual Arts Ovation luncheon on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at the Palace Center to recognize outstanding accomplishments in the arts. For sponsorship information, please contact Chuck Kalan at charleskalan@gmail.com,or 610-791-1257.
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