Your Giving Story could help raise funds for SKyPAC!
Your Giving Story could help raise funds for SKyPAC! What inspires you to give? Tell the story of a time you supported SKyPAC in a way that was meaningful to you. Details of the Contest and a link to enter are below. #MyGivingStory is Back! We are excited to share that #MyGivingStory is back for a second year to help you share why you support nonprofits this #GivingTuesday and beyond. #MyGivingStory is a nationwide campaign and social media storytelling contest that will foster a public discussion about the reasons people give. Working in collaboration with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Facebook, we are asking “everyday givers” to reflect upon why they give to a certain nonprofit organization and then share these personal stories on social media. The winners’ featured nonprofit organizations will receive $2,500-10,000 grants! How will the #MyGivingStory contest work? The call for submissions is open now through December 31, 2016! Individuals can post short essays (150 word minimum) on the #MyGivingStory tab of… (Read More)
Gingerbread Homes for the Arts Contest Winners Announced
The following are the winners of the 2nd Annual Gingerbread Homes for the Arts contest. Thank you to everyone for your participation! Winners please come to the SKyPAC Administration Office on Monday, November 28th between 10:00AM – 5:00PM to pick up your prizes. Professional Category First Place Cathy Adams and Joanie Duncan – “A Holiday Open House” Second Place Sophia Holland – “The Night Before Christmas” Third Place Marie Meszaros/Mary Jane’s Chocolate’s – “Home on the Lake” Honorable Mention Elizabeth Rhodes- Art Studio Bob Love- The Capitol Elizabeth Buckley – Christmas House Sweet Temptations – The North Pole People’s Choice Award-Professional Category Elizabeth Buckley – The Square Cakes & Catering – Edmonton, KY Amateur Category First Place Barbie Tatman, Debbie Brunk & Parke Tatman – “TOPPER” Second Place Teresa Cash & Audra Robinson – BGWC Humane Society Third Place Dr. Drobocky’s Orthodontist Office – “Kentucky Homestead” Honorable Mention Buddy House Chandler Park Assisted Living People’s Choice Award – Amateur Category… (Read More)
Cirque Dreams Holidaze – Food Factoids!
The 30 member international cast of CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE may not have a fat cell amongst them. Yet, according to Neil Goldberg, the artistic director and creator of the world renown CIRQUE DREAMS brand of entertainment, claims “They eat constantly, however there will be no egg nog!” Every Cirque Dreamer maintains exquisitely proportioned physiques that are muscular, yet lean and sleek. According to Goldberg, each 2 hour CIRQUE DREAMS performance requires the same stamina as an NBA basketball game or NFL football game. “On the average, a performer can lose up to five pounds per show” said Goldberg. Have the performers of CIRQUE DREAMS discovered a magical formula that we don’t know about? Goldberg doesn’t think so. “For starters, just to be considered for an audition, females must be able to do 50 push ups, men I00 push ups. Also, they must adhere to a strict regimen of training, which includes 30-minute warm-up and stretch classes, workshops, full rehearsals and… (Read More)