MATTIE KELLY ARTS FOUNDATION CALLS FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR THE 22nd ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS, OCT. 28 & 29, 2017
DESTIN, FLA. — (Sept. 12, 2017) Do you have a heart for art? Then feel free to lend a hand. Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation is seeking volunteers for the 22nd Annual Festival of the Arts to be held on Saturday, Oct. 28 and Sunday, Oct. 29 at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village in Destin.
Various shifts are available, including set up (on Friday, Oct. 27), main entry, artist relief, children’s tent and beverage booths as well as break down and more. All volunteers are welcome to arrive prior to their assigned shift or after their morning shift to visit the artists and enjoy the festival.
Opportunities are available for students looking to donate their time in exchange for community service hours.
One of the Southeast’s premier festivals, the Festival of the Arts showcases the original artwork of more than 100 artists from across the U.S. and Europe who will compete for $10,000 in cash award prizes. Festival features include a food bistro, wine & beer garden, live music, art activities for kids, souvenir posters and t-shirts, art raffle and more. Free shuttle service and convenient on-site parking is also available. Admission is $5 for adult/non-members and free to MKAF members and children (12 and under).
To volunteer, go to http://signup.com/go/HxTXwQs to reserve your desired shift or contact Festival of the Arts Volunteer Coordinator Kathy Whidden at (850) 376-7391 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To make a tax-deductible donation or provide a corporate sponsorship; or for more information about the Festival of the Arts, visit www.mattiekellyartsfoundation.org or call (850) 650-2226.
ABOUT MATTIE KELLY ARTS FOUNDATION
Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF), a 501-c-3 not-for-profit charitable arts organization, was founded on the cultural, educational and spiritual beliefs of the late Destin matriarch, Mattie Kelly. MKAF’s mission is Northwest Florida’s champion of cultural arts and arts education for all. Since it formed in 1995, its art outreach programs have reached and inspired more than 304,000 children in more than 70 schools, United Way agencies, and veteran and military organizations. Quality music, theater and visual arts programs are thoughtfully curated to serve the unique needs of these special populations.