Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Governor's Arts Awards Gala

Don Butler, Western Saddle; cover design, Laura Patridge

The 28th Annual Governor’s Arts Award Gala will take place on Friday, February 12, 2010 at Little America in Cheyenne. The social hour begins at 6:00 p.m., with entertainment by Fat City Mardi Gras Band from Riverton. Dinner follows at 7:00 p.m., with entertainment provided by the first place student winners of the Wyoming State High School Drama Tournament.

Tickets are $50 each. Dinner is a mixed beef and seafood grill with salad and dessert, and there is a vegetarian option available. Governor Freudenthal will present the awards to the 2009 recipients. They are Don Butler of Sheridan, Mayor Duane Evenson of Gillette, Naoma J. Tate of Cody, Louise Wesswick of Rock Springs, and the Wyoming Educators of Secondary Theatre, a statewide arts organization.

For more information, or to register, go to http://www.wyomingartscouncil.org/, or call 307-777-7742. Registration forms can be filled out online and emailed or printed off and faxed.

The premier sponsor this year is GE Energy.