The Roane Choral Society appreciates your support of various fundraising programs throughout the year. Funds raised provide singing opportunities for adults as well as a children's choir.
Tennessee Arts Commission
The Tennessee Arts Commission was created in 1967 by the General Assembly to stimulate and encourage public interest in the cultural heritage of Tennessee.
Through a variety of programs, the Tennessee Arts Commission has encouraged excellence in artistic expression through the state's artists and arts organizations. That commitment has continued to expand through the years to ensure that the citizens of Tennessee have the opportunity to access and participate in the arts. These activities give Tennessee citizens a better quality of life, provide our children with a more complete education, and attract tourists to our state.
The Roane Choral Society is a proud recipient of limited funding provided by the Tennessee Arts Commission and the Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville.
In Tennessee when you purchase certain specialty license plates, a portion of the proceeds supports the arts. The Specialty License Plate Program was created in the 1980's to provide a dedicated revenue source for arts and cultural activities in the state. The Tennessee Arts Commission now has four license plates of its own with the addition of the new Arts plate, and 90% of the $35 directly funds the arts in communities across the state. Specialty License Plate funding provides local arts programming for children and communities distributed through the Tennessee Arts Commission, a state agency. In FY14, over 5.3 million dollars was invested in nonprofit organizations, K-12 public schools and artists across the state. Of that $5.3 million, $4.5 million was generated through the sale of specialty license plates. In a time when arts funding is shrinking, there has never been a better opportunity for art supporters to back the arts with a specialty license plate. It's simple to get yours today. Just visit your local county clerk's office and ask for one. You can exchange your license plate anytime, not just when your tags expire. Your fees will be prorated. You can also personalize your plate with up to 5 characters for an additional $35.
We Need You!
Your tax-deductible contribution makes it possible for us to continue our musical offerings and support for music education in Roane County.
Roane Choral Society 2017-2018 Concert Season Contributor Levels:
- Friend: $50 to $99
- Sponsor: $100 to $149
- Patron: $150 to $299
- Grand Patron: $300 and above
- Church/Civic Organization: $250 and above
- Corporate Sponsor: $300 and above
Please send the following with your generous contribution to PO Box 24, Kingston, TN 37763:
Name (as you wish it to appear in our concert programs)
_ Yes, my employer will match my contribution!
Please make checks payable to: Roane Choral Society.
MARGIE WADLINGTON MEMORIAL FUND
As we continue to remember Margie Wadlington, her friendship, and her contributions to education and music, Roane Choral Society is pleased to continue the "Margie Wadlington Memorial Fund."
Margie spent her life teaching and counseling children both in public schools and in churches where she and her husband, George, served. She participated in church and community choirs and taught children's choirs across the state. She also served in other music-related organizations.
Because of her love for children and for music, it is fitting that we honor her by designating gifts in her name. All monies contributed in her honor will be used to provide grants to area school music programs through our existing "Music Education in Schools Grant Fund."
If you would like to contribute to the "Margie Wadlington Memorial Fund," please mail a check to:
Roane Choral Society
PO Box 24
Kingston, TN 37763
You may also give a check to Louanne Bennett at any Roane Choral rehearsal.
Please include a note that the donation is for the "Margie Wadlington Memorial Fund."