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2012 Butterflies & Friends Help Kids

February 17, 2012 in Art,Art Gallery,Artists,Butterflies & Friends,Colorado,Hunter-Wolff Gallery,Paintings | Comments (0)

Several years ago I met a wonderful philanthropic Rotarian from Colorado.  He isn’t only involved in our community, he is passionate about seeing results for the Butterflies & Friends project  to help the community—an initiative created by The Rotary Club of Colorado Springs to raise awareness and funds to serve children and promote the arts in schools. I was hooked on this project from the first time I met Tony.

If I were an artist, I would likely spend a year of my time creating something spectacular and then lining up the buyer for the artwork so all the kids in Colorado Springs had the funds they need to achieve important goals.

Take a minute and visit http://www.artsandfriends.org/.  If you are an artist, you have about a month to prepare your application.  This is a juried event and the proceeds benefit the development of young children. Funds are used to provide community-building arts programs in schools that are facing major transitions and changes. These children are all our children and need to see that we care. With all of the economic challenges that families are facing, the “butterfly” is an excellent metaphor.  Spread this important information to your artist friends and mark your calendar for the Auction in September at the Cheyenne Resort Hotel.

http://www.artsandfriends.org/

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Butterflies & Friends

June 19, 2011 in Art,Art Gallery,Artists,Butterflies & Friends,Butterfly,Color,Colorado,Custom Art,Events,Hunter-Wolff Gallery,Old Colorado City | Comments (0)

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Driving through Colorado Springs?  Be sure to visit the Butterflies & Friends project. The Rotary Club of Colorado Springs is responsible for this community service initiative, focused to raise awareness and funds to serve children and promote the arts in schools. In the first 3 years, the Rotary Club raised over $100K in funds.

Don’t miss these beautiful sculptures.  All are created by talented artists from this region and you can find their locations at http://www.artsandfriends.org/ Thirty-one butterflies are now on display throughout Colorado Springs. Hunter-Wolff Gallery is a sponsor and “caretaker” of one of the butterflies created by Carol McIntyre and you can see it at 2510 W. Colorado Avenue.
SAVE THE DATE! Take a friend to the auction at the CheyenneMountain Resort on September 17th
The funds that raised will be used to provide community-building arts programs in schools that are facing major transitions and changes. These children are all our children and need to know that we care. It’s important to their future AND your future.
Each transformed butterfly sculpture will be auctioned off on September 17 to help provide arts education in targeted schools and assist the Rotary Community Service Fund in contributing to many important causes in Colorado Springs. Everyone has a chance to provide a permanent shelter for these evocative beauties at their own home or business.
You too can help promote a “healthy cocoon for every child” and encourage a creative metamorphosis into all that each can be!
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