Entries by Sarah Morrisseau

Elizabeth Finch Joins Waterville Creates! Board of Directors

Waterville Creates! has selected Elizabeth Finch, Lunder Curator of American Art at the Colby College Museum of Art, to the Waterville Creates! board of directors as of February 28th. As valued member of the board, Beth will help lead the efforts of Waterville Creates! as it works toward building a strong future for the arts in greater Waterville.

Jim LaLiberty Named Vice President of Waterville Creates! Board of Directors

Waterville Creates! has elected Jim LaLiberty to the role of vice president of the Waterville Creates! board of directors as of February 28th. As vice president of the board, Jim will continue to help lead the efforts of Waterville Creates! as it works toward building a strong future for the arts in greater Waterville. Jim also serves as chair of the Waterville Opera House board.

The Harold Alfond Foundation Continues to Champion Maine’s Creative Economy by Awarding More Than $2 Million in Grant Funding to Waterville Creates!

Waterville Creates! has
again been awarded grant money by the Harold Alfond Foundation (HAF) to continue its work
toward building a strong future for the arts in greater Waterville. Waterville Creates! is
scheduled to receive grant funding in the amount of $2.1 million over two years to advance the
organization’s mission and to provide significant funding to its partner institutions, including
the Maine Film Center and the Waterville Opera House.

Waterville Creates! Partners with Snow Pond Center for the Arts to Bring More Music Education and Programming to Downtown Waterville

Waterville Creates! is pleased to announce a new partnership with the acclaimed Snow Pond Center for the Arts to bring more music to downtown Waterville. In addition to Waterville Creates! providing Snow Pond Center for the Arts with space for educational programs and outreach at The Center building at 93 Main Street, the two organizations are collaborating on a number of music-focused programs for greater Waterville’s youngest musicians in 2017.

Patricia King Named Vice President of Programs and Operations

Waterville Creates! has named Patricia King vice president of programs and operations of Waterville Creates! beginning February 6. Patricia is a founding board member of Waterville Creates! and its programmatic arm, Common Street Arts, as well as chair of the development committee. Most recently, she served as the Waterville Creates! interim executive director in 2016. In her new position, help guide and coordinate the efforts of Waterville Creates! as it builds a brighter Patricia will help guide and coordinate the efforts of Waterville Creates! as it builds a brighter future for the arts in greater Waterville.

Uri Lessing Appointed to Board of Directors of Waterville Creates!

Waterville Creates! has named Uri Lessing, board president of the Maine Film Center, to the Waterville Creates! board of directors as of October 25th. As a valued member of the board, Uri will help guide and coordinate the efforts of Waterville Creates! as it works toward building a strong future for the arts in greater Waterville. Uri Lessing fills the board position vacated by Shannon Haines after she was hired as president and CEO of Waterville Creates! in October.