Erie Arts & Culture and the Presque Isle Partnership Team Up to Bring the First Inaugural Great Lake Ice Break Fundraiser to the Erie Region

Briana Cummings

Monday Feb 11th, 2019

Inspired by the Nenana Ice Classic, an Alaska tradition since 1917, Erie Arts & Culture and the Presque Isle Partnership have joined forces to create the inaugural Great Lake Ice Break, a joint fundraising initiative that will preserve both Erie’s natural and cultural assets, as well as attract visitors to Erie’s Bayfront and Downtown. A kickoff event for the fundraiser will take place Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 4 pm – 7 pm at the Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel.



Erie Arts & Culture distributes over $71,000 in cultural project grants

Wednesday Jan 30th, 2019

On Friday, January 18th, Erie Arts & Culture awarded 33 organizations with funding for cultural projects at a special check presentation that took place at 10:00 am at the Urban Erie Development Corporation’s Reverend E. F. Smith Quality of Life Learning Center, 2046 East 19th Street, Erie.