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The Arts Council of York County to Unveil Results of Study Measuring Economic Impact of National, Re

Findings Reveal Number of Full Time Jobs Supported and Tax Revenues Generated by Local Arts Sector

What: The Arts Council of York County will unveil the results of Arts & Economic Prosperity 5, the most comprehensive economic impact study of York County’s nonprofit arts industry ever conducted. Results of the study reveal the level of economic activity as well as the number of full-time jobs the arts industry in York County generates. The study’s findings also show how much tax revenues the nonprofit arts sector produces for York County and South Carolina.

When: Friday, September 15, 2017, 7:45 a.m.

Where: Rock Hill City Hall, Council Chambers

155 Johnston St., Rock Hill, SC 29730

Who: Mayor Doug Echols, City of Rock Hill

Debra Heintz, Executive Director, Arts Council of York County

Webcast: The press conference will be streamed live at Rock Hill City Hall during which, the national results will be revealed by the Americans for the Arts. Immediately following the webcast, local spokespeople will announce the results of the local and regional studies. The webcast will be made available online at the Arts Council of York County’s website, the next day.

Media opps: Spokespeople will be available for interviews and photo opportunities for 15 minutes after the press conference concludes.

Info: A light breakfast will be served in the rotunda prior to the program, and parking is free at City Hall. There will be a mult box with an audio feed, please bring camera and deck.

Media RSVP: Melanie Cooper, Marketing & Communications for the Arts Council of York County,

The Arts Council is headquartered in downtown Rock Hill, a state-recognized cultural district. For more information on Arts Council events, contact the Arts Council of York County at 803-328-2787, by email at, or visit our webpage at