County benefits from PPA grants

Photo by Amy Cherry – Shown are representatives from the Elk County programs receiving arts funding including Natalie Aiello, Penn State Cooperative Extension 4-H Coordinator, Carla Wehler from the Elk Country Visitor Center and Tiffany Gump, St. Marys Area School District Elementary Music Club advisor.
Amy Cherry
Staff Writer

The Elk County Council on the Arts (ECCOTA) in Ridgway hosted a grant ceremony Wednesday evening for the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) Program.
A variety of art activities throughout the region including those in Elk, Cameron, Clarion, Forest, Jefferson, McKean and Potter counties recently received funding to the tune of $37,754. The events run from Sept. 1, 2017 to Aug. 31, 2018.