Erie Chamber Orchestra Receives Grant from the Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority
Posted: September 11, 2014
The Erie Chamber Orchestra received an $11,550 Community Assets
Grant from the Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority. The grant will
be used to fund events in the Chamber Orchestra's 2014-15 season,
including concerts, the new Joe Luckey Recital series and the
extensive outreach efforts conducted by the ECO in schools and
community centers in Erie and the surrounding area.
This is the third consecutive cycle in which the orchestra has
been awarded a grant.
Community Assets Grants are targeted to organizations that
increase tourism, enhance places and develop culture. By doing so,
they improve Erie's chances of attracting and retaining skilled
workers and innovative and invested employers.
"I'd like to thank the Authority and its board for the
confidence they have shown in the orchestra and its efforts in the
community," said Steve Weiser, the orchestra's executive director.
"Community support enabled us to reach more than 17,000 persons in
Erie County last year, and we've set our target even higher for
this season, which is the most ambitious in the orchestra's