FIFTH THIRD BANK PLEDGES $50,000
KENTUCKY ART AND CRAFT FOUNDATION
KY – The Kentucky Art and Craft Foundation (KACF) is pleased
and honored to announce that Fifth Third Bank has pledged $50,000 to
benefit KACF’s Capital Campaign.
KACF launched the Capital Campaign on October 12, 2001, with
a goal to generate funds to purchase and renovate 715 and 717 West
Main Street for its new home, as well as to add to its endowment.
“We are proud
to be participating in the restoration and revitalization of
Louisville’s historic Main Street,” says KACF Director, Mary
Miller. The new location will position the organization closer to
local attractions such as the Science Center and the Slugger Museum.
honored to have the support of such an important institution in the
Louisville banking community,” says KACF Chairperson and Capital
Campaign Chair Marlene Grissom.
“The generosity of Fifth Third Bank greatly assists us in
reaching our total campaign goal of $4.7 million.
information regarding the Kentucky Art and Craft Foundation’s
Capital Campaign, please contact Marlene Grissom at (502) 589-0102.
the Kentucky Art and Craft Foundation
Kentucky Art and Craft Foundation is a nonprofit organization
founded in 1981 to continue the art and craft heritage of Kentucky
through the support and education of craft artists and education of
the public. In 2001, the Foundation celebrated 20 years of
supporting over 400 artists and providing educational programs to
over 500,000 school children in Kentucky and Southern Indiana. The
Foundation is supported in
by the Fund for the Arts and Kentucky Arts Council, a state agency of
the Education, Arts and Humanities Cabinet. The Kentucky Art and Craft
Gallery is open Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.,
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., or by appointment.
For more information visit www.kentuckycrafts.org or
Fifth Third Bank
Third Bancorp is comprised of 16 affiliates located in Ohio, Kentucky,
Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida and West Virginia. The Bancorp,
headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, has approximately $75 billion in
assets. Fifth Third has
grown to become one of the premier financial institutions in the U.S.,
and is touted as “among banking’s best…” by the Wall Street
Journal. A progressive,
innovative organization with a reputation for service excellence and
financial strength, Fifth Third has earned a place among the most