The Abington Cultural Council operates under the authority of the
Massachusetts Cultural Council whose mission is "to promote
excellence, access, education and diversity in the arts, humanities and
interpretive sciences in order to improve the quality of life for all
Massachusetts residents and to contribute to the economic vitality of
all communities". The funds received by the local council this year was

These funds are used to support events and festivals, enhance the
fine arts in local schools and enable artists and other creative
individuals to implement unique projects for the community and
preserve historic town documents and landmarks.

The following received grants from the local council:
   Abington Art Association
   Abington Early Childhood Center
   Abington Night Before the Fourth
   Abington Park and Recreation
   Brockton Symphony Orchestra
   Center Elementary School
   Daniel Miot - Preserving History
   Easton Children's Museum
   Friends of the Abington Public
   Library Fuller Museum
   Historical Society of Old Abington
   North Elementary School
   Saint Bridget School
   South Shore Art Center
   Woodsdale School P.T.O.

Abington residents are encouraged to submit applications and
residents are reminded that the guidelines require that all funding
must be acknowledged with the following statement: "This program is
supported, in part, by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, as
administered by the Abington Cultural Council."

                                Respectfully submitted,

                                Anne Smith, Chair
                                Maxine Barry, Publicity
                                Carolyn Bates, Secretary
                                Matthew Delaney
                                Helene DiCarlo
                                Nancy Ducharme
                                Ellen Harris
                                Kathleen Kelly
Lucile Furlong, Treasurer
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