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The Florida Council on Arts and Culture is the 15-member advisory council appointed to advise the Secretary of State regarding cultural grant funding and on matters pertaining to culture in Florida.

Appointments to the Council are determined by the Governor, President of the Senate and Speaker of the House, in consultation with the Secretary of State. The Governor manages seven seats that serve four-year terms. The President and Speaker manage four seats each, with terms of two years. The appointments are based on geographic representation, as well as demonstrated history of community service in the arts and culture.

Check out their new bi-monthly series which spotlights each of the members - this month featuring our own Nancy Turrell!

If you have a student in your life who you want to serve the community, here are some tips for how to encourage teenagers to volunteer with a cause they care about.

The Barn is Martin County's oldest non-profit (501c3) community theatre. The Barn is a 169-seat community theatre. They present 6 main-stage productions per year, with 11 performances each. In addition they present several special events each year, many of which also benefit other local non-profits. Actors, directors, producers, sound and lighting technicians, set builders and designers, costumers, ushers, parkers, and all board members are all volunteers!

Get TICKETS for their upcoming event to help pay for roof repairs!
December 1 & 2
See Dave La Fame performing his Tom Jones and Bobby Darin Tribute.
Tickets and Information: 772-287-4884

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