Couple hosts fundraiser for Art Saves Lives FoundationPOSTED: 03/4/15 11:39 AM
St. Maarten – On Sunday February 22, Fred J. Grigsby Jr. and Carol Pope hosted a fundraising event at their home to raise funds for Art Saves Lives Foundation Summer Intensive which will be held from June 29-July 4th 2015.
Art Saves Lives students were also in attendance and performed spoken word, poetry and dance pieces from the ASL 2014 Intensive. Students from the National Institute of Arts (NIA), also Art Saves Lives Students performed the piece PAC-B 13 for an elated audience. Nicole De Weever, founder and president of Art Saves Lives was present to thank Grigsby and Pope whom she referred to as ASL Ambassadors for giving back to the children of St. Maarten.
Art Saves Lives is currently raising funds for their 2015 Summer Intensive. Artists from all over the world, including St. Maarten will teach classes over a week period. Art Saves Lives is also committed to hosting events supporting the arts throughout the year. This is the Foundation’s third annual Summer Intensive; among the additions this year is a Kizomba class for the parents and other adults not participating in the Day Program. Art Saves Lives is honored to give back to St. Maarten.