Wendell Cultural Council FY2018 Annual Report

The Wendell Cultural Council, a local agency of the Massachusetts Cultural Council, awards money each year to promote cultural experiences in the arts, humanities and sciences. The WCC prioritizes programs that benefit a diverse demographic (age, gender, ethnicity, interests, etc.) in a variety of disciplines in order to contribute to the vitality of our community and to support local artists and venues. More information and applications may be found at <massculturalcouncil.org>. The submission deadline generally falls on or around October 15. For FY 2018, a total of $4560 of grant money was approved and the following grants were awarded partial or full funding:

Steve Henderson: Mabel and Jerry- a One Act Play

Douglas Tanner: Take Your Music to the Next level- Together

Cope, Ed the Wizard: Libraries Rock – a Rocket Workshop

Orange Revitalization Partnership: Starry Starry Night

Gregory Maichak: Monet’s Magic – Pastel paint workshop

Quabbin Valley pro Musica: Winter Concert 2018

Irish Class/Jean Daley: Irish materials

FCTS Tech school): A Night of Theater

Athol Historical Society: Uniquely Quabbin Magazine

Laurie DiDonato: Wendell Community Chorus

Wendell Free Library: Birds of Prey presentation

Tim Van Egmond/Folksinger & Storyteller: Intergenerational performance at SRS

Community Network for Children: Art for Toddlers and Families

Caroline Roszell: Racial Justice & Allyship: A Mediated Discussion

Karen Copeland: Peace Through Music Concert

Alys Terrien-Queen: Classics in the Woods Concerts in Wendell 2018

Lisa Hoag: Peace Circle Training and Community Listening Circle

Community Network For Children: Family Yoga

Inside/Out Dance Company: Inside/Out Dance Company performance

Janice Doubleday: Spring Awakening, Yoga and Wildflower Walk


Heather Willey: Town Hall Arts: Kitchen Capers

Gail Krutke: Hand Made Jewelry


The current members of the Wendell Cultural Council are: Janice Doubleday, Susan Von Ranson, Chris Queen, Heather Willey, Gillian Budine (Treasurer) and Phyllis Lawrence (Chair).

Submitted by Phyllis Lawrence

P.O. Box 81

Wendell, MA 01479

Tel.# 413-367-2175