Miss Lore's School of Performing Arts Perform in Circus Theme
(MyBayCity photos by Julie McCallum)
It was a Summer Solstice Celebration - Circus of the SUN !
Studio 23 Holds Circus Fun Fundraiser!
June 26, 2011
By: Julie McCallum, Entertainment Editor
It was a Circus inside Studio 23, The Arts Center, located 901 North Water Street, in Downtown Bay City for their Summer Solstice Celebration entitled Circus of the Sun.
The Proceeds of the summer circus event to benefit youth programming.
(Studio 23 provides the Bay Area with a visual arts center and embraces creative educational activities involving the community.)
"The fundraiser was created last year to help raise the awareness of
Studio 23, as well as a fundraiser for our youth programming."
said Ann Gasta, committee member.
Miss Lore's School of Performing Arts performed inside as dining was held outside for the fresh air and first day of summer.
Pat Serresseque was awarded the Life time Achievement award for her dedication to studio 23." Serresseque, said, "I am not done with this, this is just a beginning!"
Gasta said, "Serresseque has been there since the beginning
the award was our way of saying Thank you."
The Band "Empty Canvas" performed and was appropriate for the atmosphere as Mike McMath, of Midland the singer and a artist who proceeded to paint on a canvas on the stage.
Gasta said, "He (McMath) has performed at Studio 23 many
times before, he is always entertaining and engages the audience like no other, we love having him here."
Board of Directors include:
Glenda Labadie - President
Jerry Somalski - Vice-President
Shaye Wilcox - Secretary
Dave Mikolajczak - Treasurer
Laura Herremans - Chairperson
Directors, include; Karen Dyjak, Pat Serresseque, Richard Lyon, Dave Klippert, Charlie Schwartz, Nancy Kasperski, Dave Dittenber, Walter Szostak, Leeds Bird.
(Above) Miss Lore's School of Performing Arts entertain the attendees
The band Empty Canvas provided the event with music and on stage painting by singer Mike McMath
(Above) Emily Johnson and Nicole Knight both seniors at Western High School smile in front of the Zoltar for MBC cameras
(Above) Madison Elliott, 9 year old at Faith Lutheran and Brock Ritter, 8 year old at Verellen Elementary are dressed in theme of the night which is Circus of the Sun
(Above) Artist Dennis Adomaitis, retired art teacher of Freeland, using oil paints to recreate an image of his live model Bob Lewis.
(Above) Artist, Valarie Root of Hemlock and her floral design
Cotton Candy also with great food and plenty of refreshments were on hand to complete a great and exciting evening at Studio 23.
(Above) Leeds Birds along with Committee members present Pat Serresseque with the Life-time Achievement award. Serresseque pictured below.
(Above) Charlie Schwartz, Board of Directors pictured with Pat Serresseque who just received the Life time Achievement award for her dedication to studio 23.
(Above) Preparing scrumptious food, (L) BARTS' Chef Rodney (Arevia) Harris and (R) Bay City Country Club's Chef Dean Schulz, who has been with the Club for 34 years, pictured with Jim Kruszynski
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