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    Four Fremont County groups to receive funding awards from Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund

    The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund board awarded $256,760 to 21 projects around the state at their recent grant review meeting held in Laramie.

    Awards were given to a wide variety of projects, from theatre equipment, building improvements, endowment challenge, summer music concerts, historic preservation and archaeological research, museum traveling exhibit, to saddle making podcasts and a documentary production.

    Four places in Fremont County will receive a portion of the finances, including the Atlantic City Historical Society, Fremont County School District #1, the Wind River Development Fund, and Wyoming PBS.

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    Below is a breakdown of all 21 projects.

    Albany County

    Culture Conservation Corps, Custom Saddle Making Podcasts, $8,000

    University of Wyoming Department of Anthropology, Hell Gap Site Investigations, $21,177

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    Campbell County

    Rockpile Museum Association, 2019 Colorado-Wyoming Association of Museums Conference Keynote Speaker, $5,000

     

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    Fremont County

    Atlantic City Historical Society, Atlantic City Historical Tour Updates, $5,850

    Fremont County School District #1/Promoting Arts in Lander Schools, Arts in Education programming, $5,451.24

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    Wind River Development Fund, Arapaho Historic Mansion Site Plan Development, $31,000

     

    Johnson County

    Hoofprints of the Past Museum, Historical Interviews Book, $3,162

     

    Laramie County

    City of Cheyenne Historic Preservation Board, Historic Airport Fountain, Restoration Phase 1, $17,395

    LightsOn!, Cheyenne Arts Project, $8,000

    Wyoming State Museum, Women’s Suffrage Traveling Exhibit, $6,000

    Natrona County

    Trinkle Brass Works, Inc., Casper Mountain Music Institute and Festival, $5,400

     

    Sublette County

    Sublette County Historical Society, Museum of the Mountain Man Structure Event Tent, $15,000

    Town of Pinedale, American Legion Park Events Power Box Project, $8,375

     

    Sweetwater County

    Rock Springs Renewal Fund, Inc., 2019 Brown Bag Concert Series, $2,400

    The Actors’ Mission, Theater Fire Suppression System, $20,000

    Teton County

    Jackson Hole Writers, 2019 Jackson Hole Writers Conference, $12,800

    National Museum of Wildlife Art of the United States, Somos de Aqui: The Enduring Wildlife of Puerto Rico, $5,000

    Uinta County

    City of Evanston, Urban Renewal Agency, Evanston Cultural Center Stage Curtains and Equipment Project, $11,250

     

    Statewide

    Alliance for Historic Wyoming, Endowment Fund Challenge, $25,000

    Wyoming PBS Foundation, Wind River Art Documentary, $15,000

    Wyoming Humanities Council, Creating Humanities Communities Along the Hemingway Highway, $25,500

    For more information about the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund, visitwww.wyoculturaltrust.com, or contact WCTF Program Coordinator, Renée Bovée at 307-777-6312 or [email protected].

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