Arts Council of York County Now Accepting Nominations for the Business and the Arts Partnership Awar

ROCK HILL, SC – The Business and the Arts Partnership Award was created in 1992 to recognize businesses whose dedicated partnership with the arts has been demonstrated during the calendar year. The judges represent business, the arts, and government. The winner will be honored at the Arts Council of York County's Annual Celebration to be held on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at the Center for the Arts, 121 East Main Street, Rock Hill, SC.

Past recipients of the Business and the Arts Partnership Award include: Morton & Gettys, Sharp Business Systems, Family Trust Federal Credit Union, Carolina Fresh Farms, Duke Energy, Bi-Lo, Founders Federal Credit Union, O'Darby's Fine Wine & Spirits, The Herald, Williams & Fudge, and Comporium Communications.

The following criteria will be considered for each business:

  • Impact on the Arts Community;

  • Involvement in the arts (Examples include: employee volunteers, donation of in-kind services and goods, tie-ins that involve the arts in advertising, marketing, promotion, and public relations campaigns, establishments of arts collections);

  • Originality of the support programs.

Nomination forms are available through the Arts Council of York County. Please contact the Arts Council at (803)328-2787, stop by the offices at the Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill, SC, or download them from https://www.yorkcountyarts.org/annual-celebration-awards. Deadline for Nominations: Friday, May 17, 2019 at 5 PM. Mail nominations to Arts Council of York County, PO Box 2797, Rock Hill, SC 29732; fax: (803)328-2165; or email: arts@yorkcountyarts.org.

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 arts@yorkcountyarts.org, or visit our webpage at http://www.yorkcountyarts.org.