~Art Saves Lives Program will be held June 24-30 on St. Maarten~
Cupecoy:--- Local Award winning dancer Nicole C. De Weever of Art Saves Lives and Erika Cannegieter of the Be the Change Foundation, were the invited guests of Mr. Fred Grigsby and Ms. Carol Pope at a fundraising event held on April 23rd last. Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams, Minister of Culture Silveria Jacobs and Minister of Health and Labor Cornelius De Weever were among the invited guests. Ms. De Weever and Ms. Cannegieter provided the gathering with information on their foundations, and information was distributed about the upcoming Art Saves Lives summer intensive program scheduled to be held in June.
Ms. De Weever expressed her thanks to Be The Change Foundation that was instrumental in putting the event together with Mr. Grigsby and Ms. Pope and for their support of the project.
ASLP continues to raise funds to bring this project to fruition to serve local youth who are interested in a career in the arts and strengthen the performing arts on St. Maarten.