Gifts that Give Hope!

Looking for that unique gift for the person who has everything? How about giving a gift in their honor to a local non-profit that has many needs? When you purchase at the gift fair, not only will you find that unique gift, but you also give back to the community.

At the gift fair, shoppers will meet and learn about 24 local non-profit organizations, make a donation to a cause of their choice in honor of a friend or loved one, and receive an attractive card with a description of their "gift"

> YorkArts is offering three great gifts that give hope through the arts...

$25 - Art supplies for ART IN THE PARKS-a free program serving over 800 inner city kids.

$50 Visual Learning activities & art supplies for a classroom tour of a YorkArts exhibition.

$100 A scholarship for one child to attend a week at ARTS DISCOVERY CAMP

For more information and to shop on-line until December 31, 2010: http://www.giftsthatgivehope.org/york/


Looking for a NEW Poet Laureate!!!

Selection Process Announced For York’s Next Poet Laureate 

October 1, 2010 - York Mayor C. Kim Bracey announced today that applications for York’s Poet Laureate are now available. Qualifications for the two-year, unpaid position include (1) demonstrated achievement in a field or fields of the literary arts; (2) a willingness and ability to educate people in the mechanics and nuances of the literary arts; (3) the intent to live in the City or York County for the duration of the appointment; and (4) a devotion to the City as a cultural and social destination.  Any resident of the City or York County is eligible to apply.

Completed applications must be received at YorkArts, 10 N. Beaver Street by 5 p.m. on November 1, 2010.  Late applications will not be reviewed. The Selection Committee led by current Poet Laureate Carol Clark Williams will interview the top candidates in early November forward a recommendation to Mayor Bracey.

Applications are available at City Hall (50 West King St.), and YorkArts (10 North Beaver Street). Applications can also be downloaded here 2010 Poet Laureate Application

For additional information, contact Mindy Lombardo at YorkArts; 717.848.3200.