Culp Wins "Art is Ageless" Award
Date Posted : 05/02/2011
Cambridge House of Maryville resident Pat Culp was honored last week as an award winner in the Affordable Assisted Living Coalition's 2011 "Art is Ageless" Contest.The contest was created this year to recognize the artistic talents of residents in Supportive Living communities in Illinois. The communities are designed for older adults and for disabled adults of all incomes who need some help to maintain their independence but do not require skilled nursing care.Culp was selected as the First Place Award winner in the Softcraft category for her counter cross-stitch of "A June Day on an Amish Farm."Winners also were selected in the Visual Arts, Hardcrafts and Prose categories.Winning works of art were displayed at the Illinois State Capitol during the Affordable Assisted Living Coalition's "Meet the Governor Day" on April 12.The works also were on display during the coalition's Final Four Wii Bowling Tournament and "Art is Ageless" Gala on Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning, April 26 and 27, at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel and Conference Center in Springfield, Illinois.The "Art is Ageless" award winners were honored during the Gala Luncheon at the Abraham Lincoln Hotel on April 27.The "Art is Ageless" Contest and the Wii Bowling Tournament were two of the activities sponsored by the AALC in celebration of Supportive Living Week 2011 from April 25 through 29.
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