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          JUNE 2008   VOLUME 19 NUMBER 06

                                            T        HE TROUT TRAILS
                                                     AND TALES Kick-
                                                     off Party will be
                                                     held on Sunday,
                                            June 1, 2008, from 1-
                                            4:00 PM at the
                                                                                                                           Winners of
One of approximately
three dozen parking
                                            Keystone Room at East
                                            Stroudsburg University.
                                            Be one of the first to
                                                                                                                           the 2008
meter covers created
by the local “Girls on
                                            catch a glimpse of fif-
                                            teen fabulously adorned
                                            trout before they are
Track” chapter from
                                            realeased into various areas of the Brodhead watershed. These five foot
                                            trout sculptures are sponsored by community groups and have been deco-
                                            rated by artists whose designs were selected through a competitive jury
                                            process.                                                                          (Prize Sponsors are listed after
                                                The project melds art and science in an effort to increase community       the artist’s name)
                                            awareness about the relationships among land use, stream flows, healthy           Best of Show, Nancy Bohm
                                            trout populations and people. Over the summer, these creatively designed       (Pocono Arts Council).
                                            trout will relay the tale about the importance of their health and beauty of      First: Oils: Joan Polishook
                                            the streams and creeks that make up the Brodhead Watershed. Get the            (Robert & Lucille Morrow);
                                            map and follow the Trail to see all the trout in their natural habitat.        Acrylics: Cris Sparling (Pocono Arts
                                                The Kick-off Party is free of charge. We have invited partners from the    Council), Watercolor: Will Daskal
                                            Pocono Creek Sustainable Watershed Management project, including EPA           (Nancy Bergo), Works on Paper:
                                            Region 3, PA Fish and Boat Commission, Monroe County Conservation              Mark Ciocca (Fernwood Hotel &
                                            District, and Monroe County Planning Commission, to share study results        Resort), 3-D Fine Art: Greg
                                            and the indications for the future of Pocono Creek and surrounding wter-       Kamenko (Andy & Linda Forte),
                                            sheds. Activities will be provided for children.                               Photography: Rich Spezzano (A.C.

                                            See page seven for more trout designs.                                          See “Exhibition Winners” on page 2.

                     Exhibition Winners                                                                Thank You PoconoArts Volunteers
                                                                                                           Thank you to Peggy Giese, Jaan Hagerup, and Anessa Frantz, who helped
                        continued from page one.
                                                                                                      with the bulk mailing of our May newsletter. The July Newsletter mailing will
                                                                                                      take place on Thursday, June 26, 10:00 AM, in the PoconoArts Office, 18 N.
                                                                                                      Seventh Street, Stroudsburg. Volunteers are always needed to assist with this
                                                                                                      important member benefit.
                                                                                                           Thank You to the following people who volunteered their time for the
                                                                                                      PoconoArts Members’ Exhibition 2008: Daniel Brodeen, Carmen Brodnax,
                                                                                                      Rachel Cohen, Shirley Epstein, Marcia Flammonde, Janet Hauguel, Heidi
                                                                                                      Hooper, Pat Mack, Pam Mading, Linda Mann, Clavertis Miller, Leslie Mulliken,
                                                                                                      Jill Perry, Joan & Sheldon Polishook, Jill Sandt-Swersie, and Pat White. Also a
                                                                                                      thank you to the weekend gallery sitters: Thomas Augusta, Barb Dachowski,
                                                                                                      Amy Higgins, Amy Hipple, Chris Jenner, Anne Martino, Leslie Mulliken, Jill
                                                                                                      Perry, June Schott, and Alayne Tetor.
                                                                                                           Finally, special thanks to Peggy Giese, Susan Brink, Jaan Haugerup, Jill
                                                                                                      Sandt Swersie, and Neil Morris who helped with the guitar raffle mailing.

                                                                                                          PoconoArts depends upon its volunteers and we appreciate their support
                                                                                                      throughout the year! THANK YOU TO ALL!!

                     Best in Show - PoconoArts Executive Director, Laura
                     Goss, presents the 2008 PoconoArts Members’
                     Exhibition Best in Show prize to ceramic artist, Nancy
                     Henning Enterprises), Mixed Media: Andrew Collenburg (Shirley Epstein),
                     Wearable Art/Fiber: Leslie Mulliken (Pocono Chapter, PA Guild of
                        Second: Oils: Mary Hart (D.R.’s Custom Framing), Acrylics: Marcia
                     Flammonde (The Willowtree Inn), Watercolor: Beverly Abel (Yellow Moon
                     Boutique), Works on Paper: Iraina Caramelli (Woodfield Manor), 3-D Fine
                     Art: Julian Harr (Woodfield Manor), Photography: Don Sack (Sherman
                     Theater), Mixed Media: Doug Gilbert (Cherry Valley Bistro), Wearable           PoconoArts board member Clavertis Miller hosts the
                     Art/Fiber: Suzanne Urton (Sam Snead’s Tavern)                                  Council’s information and membership table.
                        Third: Oils: Jill Sandt-Swersie (Jade Hair Salon), Acrylics: Brandin
                     Durand (Dave’s Home Improvement), Watercolor: Joan Sayer (Jade Hair            Art Spy - Four of the thirty-nine students that partici-
                     Salon), Works on Paper: Jill Howell (Ken & Co.), 3-D Fine Art: Phil Bracco     pated in the first PoconoArts Art Spy Treasure Hunt.
                     (SPW Cleaning Services, Inc.), Photography: Judy Hamer (Come Paint With        Students were challenged to find eleven items located
                     Me), Mixed Media: Rocco Negri (Paris & Marcia Flammonde), Wearable
                     Art/Fiber: Pat Bruck (Signs & Graphics).
                                                                                                    throughout downtown Stroudsburg. Those who suc-
                        Honorable Mention: Oils: Mary Jane Arner, Acrylics: Pamela Mading,          cessfully completed the hunt received a certificate
                     Watercolor: Joan Raushi & Thomas Augusta, Works on Paper: Barbara              and prize.
                     Dachowski, 3-D Fine Art: Erin Brauer, Photography: Michelle Arner, Mixed
                     Meida: Heidi Hooper, Wearable Arts/Fiber: Lenore Fiore Mills

                     Winners of the “Fine” Art Parking Meter Bag Competition
                         Adults: Best of Show: Susan Field, Best Evening on Main: Jill Sandt
                     Swersie , Most Creative: Dev Ed Stroudsburg Section C, Most Colorful:
                     Christina Ziegler, Funniest: Bonnie Childs.
                         Children Winners: Under Ten: First: Fina Cardoni; Second: Sydney
                     Fritz & Skyler Deihl; Third: Katie Volpe. Ages: 11-14: First: Emily Gibbons;
                     Second: Delia Lynch; Third: Lizzie Howard.
                         Prize Sponsors: The Apple Tree, Yellow Moon, Brownies, Main St.
                     JukeBox, Josephine’s Fleur de lis and Pocono Arts Council.
                                                                                                                                                              PAGE THREE JUNE 2008
PA Council on the Arts
Partnership Opportunities Members’ Spotlight                                               Rob Howell, General Manager of Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort,
    Lisa Rathje of the Institute for Cultural Partnerships will hold a                 was recently awarded Outstanding Tourism Employee of the Year by
workshop on Wednesday, June 11, 11:00AM, in the Southside Bethlehem                    the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau. As a tribute to his achieve-
campus of Northampton Community College. The workshop will last about                  ments, Howell was also a nominee for the Pennsylvania Tourism and
2 hours and will include a light lunch. Lisa will speak about the Pennsylvania         Lodging Association’s General Manager of the Year Award. Rob is a
Council on the Arts 2009 Folk & Traditional Arts Program Fellowships in                former member of the PoconoArts Board of Directors.
Traditional Arts ($5,000) and Apprenticeships in Traditional Arts (up to                   Dee Huxster will be showing her works at Sanofi Pasteur and
$4,000) administered by the Institute for Cultural Partnerships.                       Yellow Moon Boutique during June.
Information or to register: Cindy Young, 610-923-3548 Ext 221 or                           Sylvia Broubalow will have a solo exhibition, June 26 - July 29,                                                              at the Bethlehem Rotunda in City Hall, Bethlehem. Reception: July
    PA Partners in the Arts (PPA), a regrant initiative of the PA Council on the       13, 2-4PM.
Arts (PCA), a state agency, administered in northeastern PA by the Pocono Arts             Joan Polishook has a solo exhibition at Re/Max Wayne, 416
Council (PoconoArts), will be granting funds for arts projects in Monroe, Pike and     Main St., Honesdale, June 1 - 30. An afternoon reception is sched-
Wayne counties. Arts related and community-based non-profit organizations con-         uled for June 8, 1-4PM.
ducting arts programming open to the community are eligible for the grants and             Jordan Lewis’s photography will be featured at Grey Towers dur-
are encouraged to apply. Awards, not to exceed $2000, will be made through a           ing the month of June.
local decision-making process. Last year, 28 grants were awarded totaling                  Irene Bartz was awarded 2nd place in the juried Bethlehem
$27,803, with a total of $450,000 distributed over the past eleven years.              2008 Fine Arts and Craft Show held May 10th & 11th.
Application Guidelines(pdf) are available through the PA Council on the Arts from          Jim Hannan’s art was shown at Chant Realtor’s during the
their website Applications for this year will be           month of April.
accepted by an online application process through egrant from the PA Council on            Jean Perry placed 3rd for her “Winter Thaw on the Delaware”
the arts website. The PPA application deadline is postmarked by June 30, 2008 for      acrylic in NJ’s Warren County 12th Annual Spring Show.
projects scheduled between September 1, 2008 and August 31, 2009.                          The Monroe County Historical Society recently unveiled its
    Workshops about the PPA Grant Applications will be held in the following loca-     new mascot, Monroe Mouse.
    WAYNE County: June 4th - Community Room, 303 Commercial Street,
Honesdale, 12:30 PM
    MONROE County: June 4th - PoconoArts Cultural Center, 18 North Seventh
Street, Stroudsburg, 5:30 PM
    PIKE County: June 5th - Ingeborg A. Biondo Memorial Foundation, 221
Broad Street Milford, Noon
    Printed copies of the guidelines will be available at the workshops or provided
on request. For further information or to receive a grant application, contact Tassy
at PoconoArts, 570-476-4460 or e-mail

    Hello everyone,                                                                        The Peters Valley Craft Center received two prestigious New
    Well, June in here and the warm weather has finally arrived. I hope you            Jersey State Council on the Arts Awards: designation as a Major Arts
are all getting out and enjoying the warmth. As you venture out, the mem-              Organization Award and a Citation of Excellence for its Artist in
bers of ARTSPACE Gallery would like you to stop by and enjoy the solo fine             Residence program.
art exhibition of Dr. Helen Heeren. As a doctor in psychotherapy, Helen                    The Pennsylvania Federation of Music Clubs, parent organization
has explored emotions, spirit and mood - the fundamental quality of a per-             of the Music Study Club of the Stroudsburgs, recently announced
son. Likewise, she expresses that spirit and humanity through her painting.            that the following students have achieved high honors through the
Her colorful and emotionally expressive work will be on display, along with            PA and National Federation of Music Clubs Festival held annually in
resident ARTSPACE artists Peter Ambush, James Barney, Irene Bartz, Will                March at ESU: Grace Loudon, piano; Daniel Carney, violin; and
Daskal, Doug Gilbert, Jim Hannan, Don Manza, Will Michael, and Greg                    Kathleen Doherty, piano.
Waltzer, from June 7th to the 29th.                                                        Linda Schwartz will exhibit new one of a kind ceramic work at
    Please join us Saturday, June 7th, 4 - 7 p.m., for the show’s opening and          CRAFTS AT RHINEBECK, June 21 & 22, at the Dutchess County
artists’ reception. I know you will enjoy meeting Dr. Heeren and the other             Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY. See for
ARTSPACE Gallery members.                                                              directions, etc.
    Come and enjoy the beginning of summer with this fine art exhibition!
    Peter Ambush, Director
    ARTSPACE Gallery

                      JUNE                                   5
                                                             Come Paint With Me
                                                             Outdoor Painting & Sketching
                                                                                                    Opening reception, Helen Heeren,
                                                                                                    Watercolors & Oils, 18 N. 7th St.,
                                                                                                    Stroudsburg, 4-7PM. 570-476-4460
                                                                                                                                         Friends of the Eastern Monroe
                                                                                                                                         Public Library

                      CALENDAR                               Sessions, Gunstock Creek Farm,
                                                             Lords Valley, 10AM-3PM.
                                                             Pocono Arts Council
                                                                                                    Grey Towers National
                                                                                                    Historic Site
                                                                                                    Meet the Artist Reception, “Images
                                                                                                    of the Park” Photography Exhibit,
                                                                                                                                         23rd Annual Book Sale, 1/2 price
                                                                                                                                         day, Edinger Community Room, N.
                                                                                                                                         9th St., Stroudsburg, 9AM-8:30PM.
                                                             PPA Project Stream Application         Milford, 4PM. 570-296-9672           Monroe Co. Environmental
                      1                                      Workshop, Ingeborg A Biondo
                                                                                                    Grey Towers National
                                                                                                                                         Ed. Center
                      Pike County Arts & Crafts              Memorial Foundation, 221 Broad                                              Public Bog Walk, 8050 Running
                                                             St, Milford, noon. 570-476-4460        Historic Site
                      First Sunday, Demonstration by                                                                                     Valley Rd., Stroudsburg, 10AM-
                                                             or                  Outdoor Music Program, Milford,
                      Todd Anderson, en plein air painter,                                                                               Noon. 570-629-3061
                                                                                                    5:30PM. 570-296-9672
                      Milford Borough Hall, Catharine St,    Meadowbrook Inn                                                             Institute for Cultural
                      Milford, 1:30 PM. 570-296-2338
                                                             Crazy for Broadway, Dinner &           8                                    Partnerships
                                                             Show, Cherry Lane Rd.,                 Friends of the Eastern Monroe        Workshop on 2009 Folk &
                      Pocono Youth Orchestra                 Tannersville, 6-9PM. 570-629-8800                                           Traditional Arts Program Fellowships
                                                                                                    Public Library
                      Spring Concert, Cecilia Cohen                                                                                      & Apprenticeships, Southside cam-
                      Recital Hall, ESU, 3PM. 570-629-       6                                      23rd Annual Book Sale, Edinger
                                                                                                    Community Room, N. 9th St.,          pus of Northampton Community
                      0363 or www.pocono-youth-orches-       Fernwood Hotel & Resort                Stroudsburg, 1-4:45PM.               College, Bethlehem, 11AM.
                                            Friday Night Music, Jazz Juice, Live   570-421-0988                         610-923-3548, Ex. 221
                                                             in the Lobby, Bushkill, 6-9PM. 888-
                      Trout Trails & Tales
                      Kick-Off Event, Keystone Room,         FERNWOOD                               Joan Polishook Solo Exhibition       12
                                                                                                    Opening Reception, Journey,
                      ESU, 1-4PM. 570-476-4460 or                                                                                        Friends of the Eastern Monroe
                                                             Sherman Theater                        Re/Max Wayne, 416 Main St.,
                                                                                                             Public Library
                                                             New Riders of the Purple Sage, 524     Honesdale, 1-4PM. 570-253-9566
                                                                                                                                         23rd Annual Book Sale, $2 a bag,
                                                             Main St., Stroudsburg, 8PM.
                      3                                      570-420-2808,                          Singing Boys of Pennsylvania
                                                                                                    An American Folk Music Program,
                                                                                                                                         Edinger Community Room, N. 9th
                                                                                                                                         St., Stroudsburg, 9AM-8:30PM.
                      Monroe Co. Environmental               or
                                                                                                    Cecilia Cohen Recital Hall, ESU,     570-421-0988
                      Ed. Center
                      Guided Nature Discovery Walk for       7                                      7PM. 610-759-6002
                                                                                                                                         Come Paint With Me
                      Adults, Kettle Creek Wildlife
                      Sanctuary, 8050 Running Valley Rd.,
                                                             Friends of the Eastern Monroe
                                                             Public Library
                                                                                                    9                                    Outdoor Painting & Sketching
                                                                                                                                         Sessions, Grey Towers, Milford,
                      Stroudsburg, 9-10:30AM.                23rd Annual Book Sale, Edinger         Friends of the Eastern Monroe        10AM-3PM. 570-775-6896
                      570-629-3061                           Community Room, N. 9th St.,            Public Library
                      Monroe County Historical               Stroudsburg, 9AM-Noon, Members         23rd Annual Book Sale, Edinger       13
                                                             only, Noon-4:45 general public.        Community Room, N. 9th St.,
                      Association                                                                                                        Friends of the Eastern Monroe
                                                             570-421-0988                           Stroudsburg, 9AM-8:30PM.
                      Book Signing, Gene A. Card, Pocono                                                                                 Public Library
                      Raceway, Stroud Mansion, 900                                                                                       23rd Annual Book Sale, Edinger
                                                             Monroe Co. Environmental
                      Main St., Stroudsburg, 3:30-
                      6:30PM. 570-421-7703
                                                             Ed. Center                             10                                   Community Room, N. 9th St.,
                                                                                                                                         Stroudsburg, 9-11AM, $1 a bag,
                                                             Our Summer Birds, Workshop with        Friends of the Eastern Monroe        11AM-Noon, free. 570-421-0988
                      Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort              Jean Perry, Ages 12 - adult, 8050
                                                                                                    Public Library
                      Summer Concerts, Crazy for             Running Valley Rd., Stroudsburg,                                            The Shawnee Gallery
                                                                                                    23rd Annual Book Sale, Edinger
                      Broadway, Revue & Spoof, Shawnee       10AM-1PM. 570-629-3061                                                      Opening Reception, Delaware River
                                                                                                    Community Room, N. 9th St.,
                      Inn, River Road, Shawnee, 7PM.                                                Stroudsburg, 9AM-8:30PM.             Regionalism: Americana in the Land
                                                             Monroe Co. Environmental                                                    of the Lenape, Worthington Ave.,
                                                             Ed. Center                             570-421-0988
                      4                                      The World of Snakes, Brian             Pocono Township Book Group
                                                                                                                                         Shawnee on Delaware, 5-8PM. 570-
                                                                                                                                         242-1952 or
                      Monroe Co. Environmental               Hardiman, 8050 Running Valley Rd.,     The Secret Life of Bees by Sue
                      Ed. Center                             Stroudsburg, 10AM-11:30AM.             Monk Kidd, Pocono Township
                      Public Bog Walk, 8050 Running          570-629-3061                           Municipal Complex, Rt. 611,          Fernwood Hotel & Resort
                      Valley Rd., Stroudsburg,                                                      Tannersville, 2PM. 570-629-5858      Friday Night Music, Erin
                                                             Monroe County Historical                                                    McClelland, Live in the Lobby,
                      10AM-Noon. 570-629-3061
                                                             Association                            Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort            Bushkill, 6-9PM. 888-FERNWOOD
                      Pocono Arts Council                    Monroe County Geography Tour,          Summer Concerts, Chorus of the
                      PPA Project Stream Application         Lunch at Willowtree Inn and Trolley    Poconos, Barbershop Extravaganza,    Sherman Theater
                      Workshop, Commercial Building          Tour, Stroud Mansion, 900 Main         Shawnee Inn, River Road, Shawnee,    Sherman Independent Rock Series,
                      Community Room, 303 Commercial         St., Stroudsburg, 11:30AM.             7PM.                                 524 Main St., Stroudsburg, 6PM.
                      St, Honesdale, 12:30PM. 570-476-       570-421-7703                                                                570-420-2808, or www.sher-
                      4460 or                                                    Delaware Water Gap         
                                                             Grey Towers National                   Celebration of the Arts
                      Pocono Arts Council                    Historic Site                          Monthly Meeting, Deer Head Inn,      Antoine Dutot Museum
                      PPA Project Stream Application         Family Forestry Trail Hike, Milford,   5 Main St., Delaware Water Gap,      and Gallery
                      Workshop, PoconoArts Community         1:30PM, 570-296-9672                   7:30PM. 570-460-0713                 Opening Reception, Vinzon Lee,
                      Center, 18 N. Seventh St,                                                                                          Nature in the Raw, 24 Main St.,
                                                             The Jacob Stroud Corporation                                                Delaware Water Gap, 7-9PM. 570-
                      Stroudsburg, 5:30PM. 570-476-
                                                             First Saturday Evening on Main,                                             476-4240 or
                      4460 or
                                                             Downtown Stroudsburg, 3-8PM.                                      
                      Peters Valley Craft Center             570-476-4460 or
                      Water Gap Wood Turners Meeting,
                      Wood Studio, Peters Valley Craft
                      Center, Layton, NJ, 7-10PM. 973-
                                                                                                                                                           PAGE FIVE JUNE 2008
                                       Fernwood Hotel & Resort                                                      Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort
14                                     Friday Night Music, The Dave Lantz     26                                    Summer Concerts, Trinity
The Shawnee Gallery                    Duo, Live in the Lobby, Bushkill, 6-   Come Paint With Me                    Centennial Band, Patriotic Favorites
Meet the Artists, Delaware River       9PM. 888-FERNWOOD                      Outdoor Painting & Sketching          for the 4th, Shawnee Inn, River
Regionalism: Americana in the Land                                            Sessions, Dorflinger-Suydam           Road, Shawnee, 7PM.
of the Lenape,, Worthington Ave.,      21                                     Sanctuary, White Mills, 10AM-3PM.
Shawnee on Delaware, 2-5PM.            Quiet Valley Living Historical         570-775-6896
570-242-1952 or                        Farm                                                                         Come Paint With Me              Summer Garden Party, Discover a        27                                    Outdoor painting & sketching ses-
Art After Dark                         typical PA German Kitchen Garden       Fernwood Hotel & Resort               sions, Hemlock Farms Orchard &
Gallery Walk in Historic Milford,      and more, 1000 Turkey Hill Road,       Friday Night Music, Todd Deen,        Stable Area, Lords Valley, 10AM-
5-8 PM.                                Stroudsburg, 10AM-4PM. 570-992-        Live in the Lobby, Bushkill, 6-9PM.   3PM. 570-775-6896
                                       6161 or            888-FERNWOOD
Sherman Theater
                                       Grey Towers National                   Eastern Monroe Public Library
US Air Force Heritage Aire Celtic
                                       Historic Site                          The BookHouse, Matt McCabe,           Pocono Choral Society
Ensemble, 524 Main St.,
                                       Conservation Field Journaling          pianist, Edinger Community Room,      A Celebration of American Song,
Stroudsburg, 7PM. 570-420-2808,
                                       Workshop, Milford, 10AM-3PM.           N. 9th St., Stroudsburg, 7:30PM.      Sherman Theater, 524 Main St.,
                                       570-476-4460                           570-421-0988                          Stroudsburg, 3PM. 570-420-2808,
15                                     Pocono Bluegrass & Folk Society

The Shawnee Gallery                    12 Annual Pocono Mts. Bluegrass                                              Sherman Theater
Historic Discussion & Tea, Delaware    Festival, GDS Fairgrounds,             Quiet Valley Living Historical        Tenor Michael Kleitman, A Tribute
River Regionalism: Americana in the    Newfoundland, Noon-10PM.               Farm                                  to Pavarotti, 524 Main St.,
Land of the Lenape,, Worthington        Crazy Quilt Workshop, 1000 Turkey     Stroudsburg, 8PM. 570-420-2808,
Ave., Shawnee on Delaware, 1-4PM.                                             Hill Road, Stroudsburg, 10AM-         or
570-242-1952 or                        Sherman Theater                        12:30PM. Registration deadline:              Rock Around the Clock with Bill        June 20 570-992-6161
Sherman Theater
Art Beat Dance Concert, 524 Main
St., Stroudsburg, 2PM. 570-420-
                                       Haley’s Comets, The Vogues and
                                       The Main St. Crusiers, 524 Main
                                       St., Stroudsburg, 8PM. 570-420-
                                       2808, or
                                                                              Grey Towers National
                                                                              Historic Site
                                                                              Forest History Hike, Milford,
2808, or
                                                                              1:30PM. 570-296-9672                  PoconoArts
17                                     Pocono Bluegrass & Folk Society
                                                                              The Shawnee Gallery
                                                                              Grand Opening Gala, Art, Music,
Fernwood Hotel & Resort
Famous Stars of the Lawrence Welk
                                       12 Annual Pocono Mts. Bluegrass
                                       Festival, GDS Fairgrounds,
                                                                              Fun, Friends! Worthington Ave.,
                                                                              Shawnee on Delaware, 4-8PM.
                                                                                                                    All exhibits run through
Show, Astor Room, Bushkill,            Newfoundland, 10AM-3PM                 570-242-1952 or                       July 31, 2008
Luncheon show. 800-261-2191  
                                                                                                                    PoconoArts Community
Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort
Summer Concerts, Men of
                                       Summer Solstice Celebration, 2155      29                                    Cultural Center
                                                                                                                    Summer Fun, 3D Group Show
Standard, Gospel Choir, Shawnee        Fox Gap Road, Bangor, 3PM. 610-        Stroud Township                       18 N. Seventh St.
Inn, River Road, Shawnee, 7PM.         588-1174 or             Concerts in the Park, Trinity
                                                                                                                    Eastern Monroe Public Library
                                                                              Centennial Band, Wallace St., The
18                                     23                                     Gazebo, Stroudsburg, 6PM.
                                                                                                                    Pocono Arts Council Members’
                                                                                                                    Show 2008 Winners
Monroe Co. Environmental               Monroe Co. Environmental                                                     North Ninth St., Stroudsburg
Ed. Center
Public Bog Walk, 8050 Running
                                       Ed. Center
                                       En Plein Air at Kettle Creek,
                                                                              Theatre                               ESU Business Accelerator
                                                                                                                    Miharu Lane, Watercolors & Oils
Valley Rd., Stroudsburg, 10AM-         Workshop with Jean Perry, Ages 15-     Pocono Lively Arts                    Analomink St., E. Stroudsburg
Noon. 570-629-3061                     Adult, 8050 Running Valley Rd.,        Cabaret. Musical based on
                                       Stroudsburg, 10AM-1PM.                 Christopher Isherwood’s Goodbye       ESU Admissions Office
19                                     570-629-3061                           to Berlin. June 27-29. Fri & Sat,
                                                                              8PM, Sun, 2PM, Sherman Theater,
                                                                                                                    Peter Ambush, Watercolors
                                                                                                                    Reibman Bldg. Prospect St., E.
Come Paint With Me
Outdoor Painting & Sketching
                                       24                                     524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 570-
                                                                              420-2808, or www.shermanthe-
Sessions, Resica Falls, Rte 402,       Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort                                                    Mama Bella’s at Fernwood Resort
                                                                                                  Daniel Brodeen, Photography
Marshalls Creek, 10AM-3PM.             Summer Concerts, Slate Belt Band,
570-775-6896                           Big Band Swing & Jazz, Shawnee                                               Route 209, Bushkill

Pocono Bluegrass & Folk Society
                                       Inn, River Road, Shawnee, 7PM.

                                       25                                     Upcoming                              Monroe County Bar Association
                                                                                                                    Mary Jane Arner, Mixed Media
                                                                                                                    913 Main St., Stroudsburg
12 Annual Pocono Mts. Bluegrass
Festival, GDS Fairgrounds,
Newfoundland, Noon-10PM.
                                       Monroe Co. Environmental
                                       Ed. Center
                                       Public Bog Walk, 8050 Running
                                       Valley Rd., Stroudsburg, 10AM-
                                                                              July Events                           Office of State Rep. Scavello
                                                                                                                    Doug Gilbert, Acrylics
                                                                                                                    31 Pocono Blvd., Mt. Pocono

Monroe Co. Environmental
                                       Noon. 570-629-3061                     1                                     Pocono Record
                                                                                                                    Marcia Flammonde, Acrylics
Ed. Center                             Film Discussion Group                  Monroe Co. Environmental              511 Lenox St., Stroudsburg
BioBlitz, 24-Hour Biological Survey,   Eastern Monroe Public Library,         Ed. Center
                                                                                                                    contined on page 7.
Kettle Creek Wildlife Sanctuary,       Route 611, Stroudsburg, 7PM,           Guided Nature Discovery Walk for
Running Valley Rd., Stroudsburg,       570-894-4029                           Adults, Kettle Creek Wildlife
3PM June 20-3PM June 21.                                                      Sanctuary, 8050 Running Valley Rd.,
570-629-3061                                                                  Stroudsburg, 9-10:30AM.

                     continued from page five.
                                                             others. Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat, 1-
                                                             9PM, 506 Main St., Stroudsburg.
                                                             570-421-6313 or www.dreamland-
                     Shawnee Playhouse
                     Judy Hamer, Photography                 Findings Jewelry & Art Gallery
                     River Rd. Shawnee on Delaware           Offering the gold, silver, and gem-
                                                             stone creations of jeweler and
                     Shear Design                            owner Daniel Varipapa. The art and
                     Joyce Everitt, Oils                     photography of many talented local
                     23 S. Sixth St., Stroudsburg            artists provides additional viewing
                     Stroud Township                         pleasure. Gallery Hours: Mon-Fri,
                     Municipal Center                        10:30AM-5PM; Sat, 11:30AM-
                     Will Daskal, Watercolor                 3:30PM, 39 N. 7th St., Courthouse
                     1211 N. Fifth St., Stroudsburg          Square, Stroudsburg. 570-426-1888
                     Wilkins & Associates                    Gallery 705
                     Glenna Rohrbach, Watercolor             Augustin Tzen, Figure Drawing and
                     Rt. 390, Mountainhome                   Sculpture. Other artists include,       Susan Field poses with her “Best in Show” entry for
                                                             Barbara Bachner, James Coignard,        this year’s “Fine Art” Parking Meter Cover contest.
                     Local                                   Carole Kunstadt, Monica Marioni
                                                             and Jason Schiffman. Gallery Hours:
                     Galleries &                             May 26-June 30, by appointment.         Besides questionable weather, this year’s Evening on
                                                             705 Fulmer Ave, Stroudsburg. 570-       Main Celebration had some additional challenges.
                     Museums                                 421-0833 or
                     Anita Shapolsky Gallery                 Gallery at Auradell
                     & Art Foundation                        Weds - Sun 9AM-5PM with some
                     Lower Gallery: Michael Dominick-        interruption based on private view-
                     Feel the Heat, Seymour Boardman-        ing and special events. Stroudsmoor
                     Minimal Paintings, and Ethnic Mask      Country Inn, Stroudsburg.
                     Collection of Joe Wilkens; Upper        570-421-6431 ext. 420 or
                     Gallery: Large Abstract       
                     Expressionists’ Paintings, Sculpture    Gallery at Liztech
                     & Stained Glass Windows; Through        Works by Gary Kresge and
                     Labor Day. Gallery Hours:               Photography by Bill Cardoni. Gallery
                     Weekends, Noon-5; Other Hours by        Hours: Tues-Sat 10AM-6PM, 95
                     Appointment, 20 W. Broadway, Jim        Crystal St. East Stroudsburg. 570-
                     Thorpe. 570-386-2105 or art-            424-3177
                                                             Highlands Photographic Guild
                     Antoine Dutot Museum                    Cooperative Photography Gallery in
                     and Gallery                             Milford. Shows include color and
                     Edgard Bernal, Photography & Mixed      black & white images that represent
                     Media, (thru June 8 ); Vinzon Lee,      many styles and trends in photogra-
                     Nature in the Raw, Photography,                                                 Mountain Rd, East Stroudsburg.           Stroudsburg. 570-992-6161 or
                                                             phy from traditional landscapes to
                     Gallery Hours: Sat & Sun, 1PM-                                                  570-424-9176 or 914-588-6843   
                                                             abstract and manipulated photo-
                     5PM, Main St., Delaware Water           graphs. Framed and matted photo-        Monroe County                            The Shawnee Gallery
                     Gap. 570-476-4240 or www.dutot-         graphs, as well as photo-image greet-   Historical Association                   Delaware River Regionalism:
                                         ing cards are available. Gallery        Stroud Mansion: 100 Years of Tin         Americana in the Land of the
                     ARTSPACE                                Hours: Fridays, noon-7PM;               Toys, 1900-2000. Gallery Hours:          Lenape. Arts & Crafts Cottage,
                     Helen Heeren, Oil & Paintings,          Saturdays, 11AM-7PM; and Sundays,       Tues-Fri, 9AM-4PM, First & Third         Worthington Ave., Shawnee on
                     Gallery Hours: Mon-Fri, 10AM-           noon-5PM. 224 Broad St, Milford.        Saturdays, 10AM-4PM. One-hour            Delaware (through July 31). Gallery
                     4PM, Sat & Sun, Noon-4PM, 18 N.         570-296-2440                            guided tours of the Stroud Mansion,      Hours: Thurs-Sun, 11AM-8PM,
                     7th St., Stroudsburg. 570-476-4460                                              are offered at 10AM & 2PM daily.         Holiday Mondays, 11-4PM.
                                                             Kettle Creek Art Gallery
                                                                                                     900 Main St., Stroudsburg. 570-          570-420-9404 or
                     Clymer Library                          Allen Crothamel, Feather Paintings.
                                                                                                     421-7703 or       
                     Dick Miraglia. During Regular           Gallery Hours: Mon-Fri 8AM-4PM,
                     Hours, Pocono Pines. 570-646-0826       Sat 9AM-1PM, 8050 Running Valley        Peters Valley Craft Center Store         The Village Common at
                                                             Road, Bartonsville. 570-629-3061        & Gallery                                Stroudsmoor
                     D.R.’s Framing & Artworks                                                       The fine craft store offers everything   Stroudsmoor Bridal Registry, located
                     Featuring Local In-House Artists.       Madelon Powers Gallery
                                                                                                     from fine jewelry and wearable art,      on the lower level of the Auradell
                     Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat, 11AM-           Val Sivilli - The Body Painted, an
                                                                                                     to candles and ceramics as well as       Art Gallery. Experience a smaller but
                     5PM, 730 Main St, Stroudsburg.          exhibit of unique prints, (thru June
                                                                                                     photography, woodwork and so             finer shop specializing in bridal and
                     570-476-7666                            24) Gallery Hours: Monday thru
                                                                                                     much more. Gallery Hours: Thurs-         special event flowers & gifts. Gallery
                                                             Friday, Noon-4PM. Fine &
                     Dreamland Creations                                                             Sun, 10AM-5PM, Rt. 615 & Kuhn            Hours: Thurs-Sun, 10AM-5PM, or by
                                                             Performing Arts Center, Normal &
                     In addition to providing the area                                               Rd. Layton, NJ 07851.                    appointment. 570-424-1199 or
                                                             Marguerite Sts., E. Stroudsburg.
                     with the best and safest bodyart,                                               973-948-5202.                  
                     owner Myke Maldonado, has invited                                               Quiet Valley Living
                     local artists to exhibit. Come visit    Miller’s Fine Arts Gallery
                                                             Features contemporary stone sculp-      Historical Farm
                     and see new exhibits as well as                                                 Summer Tours of the Farm Museum,
                     Myke’s collection featuring art by Ed   tures from East Africa and other
                                                             African artifacts. Gallery Hours:       through Labor Day, 10AM-5PM,
                     Chesnovitch, Jasmine Abrams,                                                    Tues-Sat; 1-5PM, Sunday. Closed
                     Michael Kaluta, Arthur Adams, and       Saturdays 12-6pm and Sundays by
                                                             appointment only. 1 Brushy              Monday. 1000 Hickory Valley Rd.,
(below) “Fish Bowl” was created by Sue Crowley’s students at Pocono

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Mountain East High School from many individual ceramic bowls thrown, fired
and painted by the students.

                                                                                (above) Artist Jen Frantz puts the finishing touches on her mosaic trout enti-
                                                                                tled ‘Native Brookie.”

                                                                                (below) “It’s Not Just About Trout” is artist Eino Anttila’s reminder about the
                                                                                natural beauty of the Poconos that depends upon the local watersheds.

(above) “Water Dance/The Other Side of the Rainbow” - Jacob Molinaro, a
fourth grade student at Resica Elementary School, poses below the trout he
designed with fellow student MingLi Goldston. The trout was completed with
help from fellow students at Resica and JM Hill Elementary Schools. The other
side of the trout features a colorful mosaic pattern.

(right) “Mademoiselle Trout Recycle” was created by students of Nancy Bohm
at Pocono Mountain West High School and features the many items left in local

                          THE POCONO ARTS COUNCIL has a supply of artful treasures for sale.                   POCONO WATERCOLOR ASSOCIATES - Watercolor Workshops 2008,
                      Frames by the boxful, mats by the bagful, posters galore - come in and see what      Paint with three recognized watercolor artists: Tim Weaver, John James and
                      you can purchase for a song (pun intended).                                          Sally Millspaugh. Tuesdays, June 24 - August 19, 9AM-Noon, St. John’s
                          THE POCONO ARTS COUNCIL is always seeking qualified instructors                  Lutheran Church, Scotrun.                  Information: 570-629-0089 or
                      to teach in our studio program. If you are interested in teaching, or know of
                      someone who is, please contact our Studio Coordinator, Carolyn Hetherington              MONROE COUNTY HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION’S Driebe Freight
                      at 570-476-4460 or e-mail The Council is interested           Station Art Gallery has rental space available to display their framed artwork
                      in providing instruction in a variety of disciplines, levels and age groups.         and sculpture pieces. Located at 537 Ann St., Stroudsburg, the Driebe Freight
                          Be a Guest on BLUE RIDGE TV 13’S “Arts in the Valley” - if you have a            Station Art Gallery invites artists to share their talents with the public. 570-
                      special upcoming event, or other art news you would like to share with the           421-7703
                      community, consider being a guest on “Arts in the Valley”, hosted by Kim Plyler          The YELLOW MOON BOUTIQUE is looking for artists to exhibit at the
                      from ArtsQuest. The segment, created to raise awareness and arouse interest          store. If interested, contact Linda Lieberman at 570-420-1950.
                      in the arts in the Poconos and the Lehigh Valley, airs daily on Blue Ridge TV 13         SLATE BELT MUSEUM in Mt. Bethel, PA is looking for artists in any
                      in Monroe, Carbon and Pike Counties, and RCN’s and Service Electric’s LVTV           medium to show on weekends from June to Sept. The museum is open on
                      in Northampton and Lehigh Counties. Non-profit organizations have a sched-           Saturdays and Sundays from 1PM-5PM. Set-up and take down time is flexible.
                      uling priority for this opportunity. For more information, contact Joyce Male        All proceeds from sales goes to the artist. A minimum of approximately 5-10
                      by calling 610-681-3462, or emailing                           pieces is required. Contact: Della Jones, Mon-Thurs, 8AM-11AM.
                 - the go-to for creative people and their audi-
                      ence. Now available in print and by phone. 24-hour access to regional arts
                      events!! 1-888-570-ARTS!! Look for the BUZZ ART GUIDE at your nearest
                      museum, performance venue, or gallery…BUZZ on!
                                                                                                               THE POCONO MOUNTAINS FILM FESTIVAL is sponsoring a $500
                          PENNSYLVANIA HUMANITIES COUNCIL GRANTS are available to
                                                                                                           scholarship for a full time, deserving student studying for a degree in one of
                      history groups, arts organizations, public libraries and other nonprofits in PA
                                                                                                           the communication arts. Also, they are looking for a hard working, reliable,
                      working on projects that explore the human experience. The intent-to-apply
                                                                                                           energetic and extremely creative person to assist with the completion of a doc-
                      deadline for Large Humanities Grants in July 1. Invited Large Grants applica-
                                                                                                           umentary “Magic Lady” about Ms. Robert Flack. Experience in writing, film-
                      tions are due Sept. 2. PHC is particularly interested in projects that explore
                                                                                                           making, producing, directing, and/or film editing needed. Information:
                      American arts, culture and history-projects that illuminate current concerns,
                      advance knowledge of the American experience and express diverse perspec-
                      tives. Funded in part by the NEH as part of its We the People initiative on
                      American history. Visit to review our Frequently Asked
                      Questions section or to download the current Guideline and Application.
                      Information: contact PHC at 800-462-0442 or                     POCONO LIVELY ARTS will hold auditions for Grease (The Young
                                                                                                           Performer’s Version) on Sat, May 31, 5-8PM and Sun, June 1, 2-5PM.

                                      Visual Arts & Fine Crafts                                            Location: 912 Main St., Stroudsburg. Ages: 13 through 2008 high school grad-
                                                                                                           uates. For Audition: Prepare 16 bars, two songs; a song of your choice; and a
                                                                                                           2nd piece from Grease as a stand-by. Bring music in the appropriate key.
                          The POCONO STATE CRAFT FESTIVAL is moving to Quiet Valley Living
                                                                                                           Accompanist provided. Wear clothing and footwear suitable for dancing, no flip
                      Historical Farm! It will remain on the third weekend of August, August 23 &
                                                                                                           flops. Bring head shot or recent snapshot if available. Production dates: July 25-
                      24, and, as usual, the Pocono Arts Council will host an exhibition of members’
                                                                                                           27, 2008 at the Sherman Theater. Check website for additional info:
                      work during the show. If you are interested in participating, call Debbie at the
                      PoconoArts office, 570-476-4460.
                          QUIET VALLEY LIVING HISTORICAL FARM is looking for quilters to
                      quilt at the farm, June 25 through the end of August, every Wednesday, 10:30                         Community Opportunities
                      AM - 3:30 PM. Bring lunch and a drink. Information: 570-992-6161
                          MONROE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY will host a quilt documen-                          POCONO MEDICAL CENTER is looking for volunteers to help with the
                      tation day on Sat., July 19 at the Canadensis United Methodist Church from           Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAM) program. Musicians are
                      10AM-3PM. Knowledgeable quilters will be on-hand to document the history             needed to stroll hallways, and play for patients at their bedsides and in waiting
                      of individual quilts. Those attending the event are encouraged to bring quilts       rooms. Additionally, artists are needed to work with patients on simple craft
                      along with any known history about the quilts and their makers. This event is        and art projects or to create art while patients and families watch. Painting, car-
                      free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted to assist in supporting      tooning, sketching or any small materials would be appropriate. Writers are also
                      this valuable program in preserving our history. Information: 570-992-6485           encouraged to volunteer to assist patients in telling their stories. All volunteers
                          WILKINS & ASSOCIATES REAL ESTATE, INC. will host their 3rd                       must go through Volunteer Services at the hospital. Please contact Jill Howell,
                      Annual Tribute to the Arts over Labor Day weekend. Local artists are invited to      Medical Art Therapist at or call 476-3443.
                      exhibit their artwork at their Mountainhome Office on Route 390. The num-                MEALS ON WHEELS is looking for drivers to deliver meals to seniors and
                      ber of participating artists is limited. Interested artists should respond by June   shut-ins. Volunteers can work as little as one day per month, 10AM-1PM. For
                      30th. Information & questions, or to reserve a space: Patricia, 570-595-7040,        further information, call the Meals on Wheels office at 424-8794. This is a
                      or email                                                     great community service that can truly make a difference in someone’s life.
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          Workshops & Classes                                                                                    PoconoArts Members
   Any member of the Pocono Arts Council who offers classes or workshops may submit them in writing to our
                                                                                                                   Benefit Discount
                                                                                                                 Any member of the Pocono Arts Council is entitled to the
     office at 18 North Seventh Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360 for publication in the newsletter at a charge       following business discounts upon presentation of their
            of $10 per month (special: pay for 5 months in advance and receive the 6th month free).                           PoconoArts membership card.
                The deadline is the 8th of the month for inclusion in the next month’s newsletter.                Art Lovers and Artists Cruise Jan 10 to 17th, 2009, Ruby
                                                                                                              Princess from Fort Lauderdale to Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Ocho Rios
    Shawnee Falls Studio offers year round workshops and classes.                                              and Princess Cays. Seminars and Artist Trunk shows. Information:
Watercolor, Drawing, Pastel, Landscape en plein air, Figure/Portraiture.                                      See enclosed insert or email PoconoArts Member
Gwendolyn Evans, RISD Masters Degree w/honors, 45 yrs. Experience.                                                  discount is $50.00 per cabin if deposit made by June 30.
Students say: “superb!...a real find!...the best teacher I ever had!”, 570-421-0952                                                                      Beledi Dance Theatre, Inc. - 10% off Egyptian Belly Dance class on
    Sax - Clarinet - or Flute Lessons Highly experienced professional musi-                                                  monthly package. 570-424-5050
cian with Music Education Degree now accepting new students at his home or                                    Calliope - extra half-hour of chamber music for the price of one hour
yours. 9 to 90 years of age accepted. Reasonable rates with 10% discount to                                               performance. 570-421-0112 or 610-253-6435
PoconoArts members! Call RICHY BARZ at 570-629-9056 or email RICH-                                             Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts - $1.00 off Festival
BARZ@VERIZON.NET.                                                                                                             poster purchase. 570-424-2210
    Learn Nature Journaling at Grey Towers Historical Site, June 21,                                            Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts - $1.00 off 1980
2008, Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Have you every thought about trying to cap-                                               Festival album purchase. 570-424-2210
ture a personal impression of your natural surroundings on paper, but were not
                                                                                                               Dreamland Creations - $10 Discount for any tattoo or piercing at
sure how to do it? This workshop will introduce the fundamentals of conser-                                     Dreamland Creations for Pocono Arts Members. 570-421-6313
vation field journaling as well as provide a brief introduction to the history of
nature journaling and an overview of journaling tools, materials and tech-                                         DR’s Framing - 20% on all custom frames. 570-476-7666
niques. A variety of nature journals will be introduced to demonstrate the wide                               Susan Field - 10% discount for commercial photography, professional
range of personal journaling styles. All skill levels are welcome, from begin-                                        portraits, modeling portfolios and actors’ headshots.
ner to advanced, and an ability to draw is not required since this workshop                                                    $100. off weddings. 570-426-1150
encourages personal expression from drawing to the written word. Instructor:                                    The Forwardian Society - Free one year Passionate Art Lover’s
Jim Lockyer retired from the US Forest Service where he served as Creative                                      membership for PoconoArts members 570-269-3348 or forwar-
Services Director for a regional Forest Service office in Newtown Square, PA.                                             
He also served as Artist-in-Residence at Grey Towers National Historic Site for                               The Fresh Air Gallery - Mary Jane Arner offers a 10% discount on
four years where he designed and produced informational materials, posters                                    artwork. For viewing and appointment times, phone 570-992-4539
and displays. Jim also conducted nature journaling and painting workshops at                                             Lost Ramblers - 20% discount. 570-421-0997
Grey Towers for conferences and the general public. Tuition: Member                                           Mama Bella’s Italian Restaurant at Fernwood Hotel and Resort -
$45/Non-Member $55. A materials list for what to bring to participate is avail-                                Purchase 2 entrées and receive the lesser-priced entrée at 1/2 off.
able at                                                                                          Not valid Saturdays and holidays. 570-588-9500 ext. 4122
    Crazy Quilt Workshop Crazy Quilts were all the rage in the 1880s, but
                                                                                                                 Patti Keegan - 10% off screen printed apparel. 570-992-2239
they are still popular with modern quilters and crafters. The blocks are easy
to make in any size, and the traditional methods are easily adaptable to mod-                                     Montana Mercantile - 10% off all framed fine arts. Rt. 611,
                                                                                                                             Tannersville, PA. 570-629-4950
ern projects. On the first Saturday we will learn the basics of making a Crazy
Quilt block, including simple embroidery stitches, and choose a project; the                                  Pocono Business Journal - 20% discount on all advertising placed in
second Saturday we will work on our projects and continue developing skills                                          the monthly business publication. 570-421-0100 or
and have an opportunity to view sev-                                                                                     
eral antique quilts. No previous hand                                                                           Pocono Dance Center - Pilates Reformer Training, 1 on 1 Training
sewing or embroidery experience is
necessary. You can choose from sev-
                                                                 Welcome                                          Sessions, only $30.00. Introductory offer - $5.00 off first visit.
                                                                                                                            No Limits Personal Training, 570-420-0676
eral projects depending on skill level
and experience.
      Dates: Saturday, June 28 and
                                                            New Members                              - 20% off advertising rates for first year of ad
                                                                                                               Nancy Reed - 20% discount on private vocal (jazz) lessons for two-
                                                                                                                    month period. 570-421-5696.
Saturday, July 12, 2008       10am to             Rebecca Bocker, Greentown
                                                    Sylvia Broubalow, Easton                                    Spencer Reed - 25% discount on private guitar lessons for two-
12:30pm, Cost: $25; $22.50 mem-                                                                                     month period. 570-421-5696.
bers. Participants should take fabric              Erin Bruer, Pocono Summit
                                              John Anthony Craunakis, Tobyhanna                      Design - 10% discount on new website designs, art
scissors & hand sewing/embroidery                                                                               & layout for print advertisements, or logo design. 570-992-2260
supplies (needle, thimble, etc.) if you           Alberta DiCillo, Bartonsville
have them. Fabric will be provided.               Phyllis Gibson, Tannersville
                                                 Greg Komenko, Newfoundland                                    Nancy Reed - Sophisticated Weddings - 10% discount. email: wed-
Sewing supplies to borrow will be                                                                   , phone: 570-421-5696, website:
available. Deadline for registration             Bill Reeser, East Stroudsburg
with payment: Friday, June 20, 2008.                Kris Robinson, Blakeslee                                    Village Common at Stroudsburg - 10% off any purchase at the
                                                  Bridget Snyder, Saylorsburg                                   shop. Contact Susan Bernadette Lebel, office:570-424-1199, fax:
Class size: Minimum of 5, Maximum
                                                Emily Thompson, Blairstown, NJ                                            570-424-5677 or
of 8, minimum age of 14 years.
Instructor: Johnnie Peechatka                       John Wirth, Stroudsburg                                       If you have a benefit to offer other PoconoArts members,
                                                                                                              please call the PoconoArts office to be added to the list above.
                                                                    Total Members: 773
     PoconoArts Corporate,                                              PoconoArts Board of Directors                             Mission Statement
 Individual & Municipal Donors                                           Mary Louise Parker, Esq.     President                   Culture Builds Community. The
                                                                                     Trudie Lear      Vice President              Mission of the Pocono Arts Council is to
Diamond ($5000 & Up)             Bronze Leaf ($250-$499)                     Peter Hawkes, PhD        Secretary                   build our community artistically and cul-
ESSA Bank & Trust                Suzanne Anderson                                                                                 turally by providing leadership, service,
                                                                              John Murphy, CPA        Treasurer                   and education.
 Foundation                      John & Kathy Bernier
Monroe County                    Caesars Pocono Resorts
                                                                                                                                  Leadership: The Pocono Arts Council
                                                                                                                                  will be the leading advocacy organization
 Commissioners                   Cramer, Swetz & McManus
                                                                                                                                  offering inspiration, direction and coordi-
PA Council on the Arts           DWG Celebration of the Arts
                                                                                                                                  nation for arts and cultural activities in
                                 The Dreher Agency
Platinum ($2500-$4999)           East Stroudsburg University
                                                                                                                                  the Pocono region.
Stone, Trembly & Assoc., Inc.
Stroudsmoor Country Inn *
                                 Shirley Epstein
                                 ESSA Bank & Trust
                                                                                      Board Members                               Service: The PoconoArts Council will
                                                                                                                                  foster communication, cooperation and
                                                                                                                                  collaboration between the arts communi-
Gold Leaf ($1000-$2499)          KNBT                                                                                             ty and the public through funding, infor-
Five Star Precision Printing *   Jacob Stroud Corporation                           Peter Ambush      Gerald S. Durkin, Jr.       mation services and support.
Robert & Trudie Lear             John Murphy, CPA                                                                                 Education: The Pocono Arts Council will
                                                                                     Nancy Bergo      Carolyn Lawson
Monroe County Bar Assoc.         NE PA Community Federal                                                                          provide art education opportunities and
  Foundation                       Credit Union                                 Richard Berkowitz     Clavertis Miller            nurture growth in individuals and organi-
PPL Electric                     Pocono Mountain Visitors                          Joann Cartiglia    Richard Spezzano            zations offering instruction and participa-
Sherman Theater                    Bureau                                                                                         tion in arts and cultural activities.
                                                                                                      Rudy Vegliante
Target                           Pocono Musicians Local 577
Silver Leaf ($500-$999)          Don & Marilyn Poskitt
Conrad & Nancy Bergo
Charles Cahn
                                 Penn Security Bank                                                                               Submission Deadline
Sheila Chellgren
Mark Connors
                                 Ray Price Dealerships
                                 Red Rock Recording Studio *
                                 Shawnee Inn *
                                                                                                Staff                            We want your information. If you would like to
Bill & Barbara Cramer                                                                                                            have news of an arts related event published,
                                 Shear Design *
Dr. PatriciaRylko/Mark Dodel                                                                                                     details must be received in the PoconoArts
                                 Skytop Lodge                                          Laura Goss     Executive Director
Gerald S. Durkin, Jr.                                                                                                            office by the 8th of the previous month. (Due
Fernwood Hotel & Resort
                                 Richard Spezzano                                   Debbie Frantz     Administrative Assistant   to space limitations, PoconoArts reserves the
                                 Wilkins & Associates Real                   Carolyn Hetherington     Studio Coordinator/AIE     right to edit copy.) The newsletter reaches
First National Community
                                   Estate, Inc.                                                                                  over 850 arts enthusiasts in the county. Don’t
                                 Yellow Moon Boutique
                                                                                     Tassy Gilbert    PPA Coordinator
                                                                                                                                 miss this great chance for publicity!
Rich & Janis Gommel                                                                   Sandy Twiss     Bookkeeper
                                 Yutz-Merkle Insurance
Rev. & Mrs. David Goss
                                 Municipal Sponsors                                                                              Advertise your art event or business
Mr. & Mrs. William Hibschman
                                                                                                                                 in the PoconoArts newsletter. Prices
Homeowner Resource Center        Borough of Delaware
                                                                                                                                 and sizes: standard business card $45
Mr. & Mrs. Edward Lawson           Water Gap
                                                                                     Phone: 570-476-4460                         ($60 non-member), 1/4 page (3.75"x5")
Mary Louise Parker, Esq. &       Borough of East Stroudsburg
                                                                                                                                 $60 ($75 non-member), 1/2 page
  Assoc. LLC                     Borough of Mt. Pocono                                 FAX: 570-426-7293                         (7.5"x5") $95 ($110 non-member).
Mary Louise & John Parker        Borough of Stroudsburg                                       Special: pay for 5 months in advance and
Pocono Record                    Chestnuthill Township                                                                           get the 6th month free. To reserve space
Rotary Club of the               Hamilton Township
                                                                                                                                 call the Arts Council office at 476-4460.
  Stroudsburgs                   Middle Smithfield Township
Weiler Corporation               Paradise Township
                                 Pocono Township
                                 Smithfield Township
                                 Stroud Township                                         Where Culture Builds Community                        NON-PROFIT ORG.
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* includes inkind donations

                                                                 18 North Seventh Street
                                                                 Stroudsburg, PA 18360

                  The Pocono Arts Council is a registered
                  non-profit organization. A copy of the offi-
                  cial registration and financial information
                  may be obtained from the PA Department
                  of State by calling toll free, 1-800-732-
                  The Pocono Arts Council receives state
                  arts funding support through a grant from
                  the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a
                  state     agency     funded       by    the
                  Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the
                  National Endowment for the Arts, a feder-
                  al agency.

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