Due to term expirations and a vacancy, the Selectboard is seeking three residents to serve on the nine-member South Hadley Cultural Council. Members are appointed for three-year terms and may not serve more than two consecutive terms.
The South Hadley Cultural Council is one of 329 Local Cultural Councils (LCC’s) throughout the commonwealth. The council receives funds from the Massachusetts Cultural Council to support community-based projects in the arts, humanities and sciences. Members have the privilege and pleasure of awarding grants to schools, individuals and cultural organizations. In F.Y. 2015, the council received twenty-five (25) applications requesting over $14,000 and awarded $7,510 to support 22 projects. More information can be found on the group’s Facebook page, or on its website at http://www.mass-culture.org/south-hadley.
The Cultural Council meets the second Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. Interested individuals are encouraged to contact the Cultural Council at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Those interested in appointment should fill out and submit an application on the town website at the link below.