Creative Workers a Force In Charlotte-Mecklenburg & NC

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CCI Tuesday By Robert Bush, Senior Vice President, Cultural & Community Investment Creative thinking, the kind that fuels innovation, is now considered to be the world’s most valued commodity. By every measure and estimate, creativity and innovation are essential to driving economic growth and expansion for start-ups and established enterprises, attracting and retaining the best …

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Finding Artistic Talent Through Appreciation

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PR and Marketing Monday By Susan Jetton, Public Relations Consultant In recent years, I have been employed by a performing arts center, a college of applied arts and the Arts & Science Council.  When asked about my jobs, I always feel compelled to add a disclaimer that, “I am not an artist…I don’t have artistic …

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With Grant Word Count, Sometimes Less Is More

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CCI Tuesday By Heather Pontonio, Program Director, Grants and Creative Individuals ASC sits in a rare position of being both a grantor and a grantee.  While we raise most of our funds through the Annual Fund Drive, we also write grants to private foundations and government entities.  Sitting on both sides of the fence gives …

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CLT Class Shows Their Moves

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The Cultural Leadership Training class got to show off their best dance moves at the North Carolina Dance Theatre last week as part of their sixth session. Dressed in everything from work attire to appropriate dance clothes (don’t worry they were warned in advance), class members got to take part in a short Pilates session, …

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2010: A Great Year For ASC

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I can’t believe 2010 is coming to an end.  When I reflect on a variety of things that took place over the course of the year, I can truly say that it’s been a great one for ASC. Here are my top three ASC accomplishments for 2010: 1. Completed the Campaign for Cultural Facilities – This …

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