Wednesday, October 26, 2011


Darke County Center for the Arts thanks Maid-Rite Sandwich Shoppe for contributing funds in support of its Arts In Education (AIE) program. DCCA, in conjunction with school administrative staff, annually takes performing artists to every grade of all Greenville City and Darke County public schools.

Lyle Cogen visited nine elementary schools September 12-16, with Sticks and Stones, a program on bullying. Cogen, returning to Darke County at the request of school administrators, captured the attention of 4th through 6th graders using music and drama to give students the tools to recognize and deal with bullying in the schools.

Most Arts In Education performers spend a week in Greenville traveling to all Greenville City and Darke County public schools, with the exception of the Jr. High program, which generally takes place at St. Clair Memorial Hall with students being bussed in. According to Keith Rawlins, DCCA Artistic Director, “During the Artist’s residencies we always point out local landmarks to visit, with Maid-Rite Sandwich Shoppe making the list as a ‘must’ to truly experience the treasures we have in Darke County.” “The support of a local icon like Maid-Rite is greatly appreciated by DCCA and sends a powerful message to the children,” he concluded.

For more information on Darke County Center for the Arts programs call DCCA at 937-547-0908, e-mail, or check out the web-site at .

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