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Business for the Arts announces launch of artsVestTM program in the Central Okanagan

June 13, 2013 - 11:06 AM

Business for the Arts, Canada’s national association of business leaders who support the arts, is pleased to announce the launch of artsVestTM in the Central Okanagan.

WHEN: Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.

WHAT: artsVestTM is a Business for the Arts matching incentive and sponsorship training program designed to spark new business sponsorship of arts and culture, and will operate in Kelowna and the Central Okanagan from 2013-2014. Arts and culture organizations will receive in-depth sponsorship training and will be invited to apply for a total of $106,000 in matching incentive grants, which they will have six months to match with new sponsorships from local businesses. The program will be delivered in the Central Okanagan in partnership with Canadian Heritage, the Province of B.C., the City of Kelowna and TELUS.

WHO: Interview and photo opportunities will be available with:
-  Hon. Steve Thomson, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource
   Operations, Kelowna-Mission MLA
-  Norm Letnick, Kelowna-Lake Country MLA
-  Mayor Walter Gray, City of Kelowna
-  Caroline Grover, CEO, Kelowna Chamber of Commerce
-  Laura Adlers, National Program Director, Business for the Arts

WHERE: 2013 Arts & Culture Summit, Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Ave., Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 6Z1
About Business for the Arts

Business for the Arts aims to strengthen art and culture in Canada by connecting arts organizations to business patrons, volunteers and ambassadors, and by providing resources for arts and business leaders to establish and build successful partnerships. For more information, visit or

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