Thank you to everyone who participated in Paint for Preservation, joined our CELTebration, or just followed along through our emails and social media posts! As you know, this is our only fundraising event, and we really didn’t know what to expect this year with everything else going on.
I am happy to report that we received over $100,000 total from the auction and mystery box sales, which will be split between the artists and CELT in support of both our mission and the local art community. An additional thank you is due to all of our corporate sponsors and members of the inaugural host committee, whose additional contributions helped cover the costs of the event and made up for the lack of paid ticket sales compared to our usual event.
It is a testament to our membership and community that we can carry out a successful fundraiser, launch a capital campaign, and celebrate a new land acquisition all within the span of a couple of weeks. Thank you to all of you for contributing to our ongoing work.
Cindy Krum Executive Director, CELT