… to ask a tremendous favor of you, our beloved readers, followers and fans.
We (read: I) would greatly appreciate just a few moments of time and a couple of clicks of your mouse (or tap of your finger) to register an electronic vote for a very deserving non-profit organization in our community, Triangle ArtWorks.
Their tagline, “Making Arts Work in the Triangle” seems uncomplicated and direct. However, the mission of the organization, “to provide the services, support and resources necessary to cultivate and ensure a vibrant creative community in the Triangle region of North Carolina” is quite complex and challenging. Frankly, the tireless efforts of the executive director and the all-volunteer staff leave me jaw-dropped-wide-open in wonderment. As a past volunteer with Triangle ArtWorks I’ve witnessed how this organization innovates to connect across diverse art disciplines, promoting our region and working to ensure that it is “one in which creative people are not only appreciated for their work, but paid for their work and considered a valid, important economic segment.”
The Triangle Community Foundation has recognized Triangle ArtWorks as one of only three finalists among the Arts and Culture category for the TCF’s “What Matters Innovation Awards“. This recognition means that Triangle ArtWorks is in the running for a $5,000 award, which will go a long way towards the 501 (c) (3) non-profit’s efforts to continue innovating and promoting the Triangle region’s creative class.
If you appreciate creativity (I already know you’re classy, because you’re reading this) I’d love to have you join me in voting for Triangle ArtWorks as a Triangle Community Foundation’s “What Matters Innovation Award” winner. Vote here and vote once per day, per device, March 17 through March 23.
Thank you so very much for your time and consideration. If you do vote for Triangle ArtWorks, please share your choice with others you know appreciate our creative class and want to see it strengthened. Tag Triangle ArtWorks on Facebook or Twitter and use the hashtag #WhatMatters. And let me know you’ve voted so I can give you a social media high five (or an in-person one should we meet in the future).
Peace! and Art! Forever!