Kaneland arts festival wins state award

By on April 2, 2010

Kaneland—The Illinois Alliance for Arts Education (IAAE) awarded the Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival the 2010 Public and Community Service Award at the Executive Mansion in Springfield on March 18.

Diane McFarlin, Colleen Grigg, Joann Murdock and Maria Dripps-Paulson represented the 29 faculty and community member planning committee, accepting the award on their behalf and on behalf of the Kaneland School District.

The only Illinois organization affiliated with the Kennedy Center, the IAAE awards schools, organizations and individuals throughout the state for their promotion of the arts, particularly within the schools. The plaque will be on display at this year’s festival on Sunday, April 18, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. More information on the festival can be found at www.kanelandartsfestival.org.

Photo: Colleen Grigg (left to right), Joann Murdock, Diane McFarlin and Maria Dripps-Paulson are Representatives of the KCFAF Planning Committee. Courtesy Photo