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Volunteers sought for Festival of the Arts

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Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation is seeking volunteers for the 19th Annual Festival of the Arts to be held on Saturday, Oct. 25 and Sunday, Oct. 26 at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village in Destin.

Various shifts are available, including set up and break down, main entry, artist relief, ArtStop children’s tent and beverage booths. All volunteers are welcome to arrive prior to their assigned shift or after their morning shift to visit the artists and enjoy the festival.

Opportunities are available for students looking to donate their time in exchange for community service hours.

One of the Southeast’s premier festivals, the Festival of the Arts showcases the original artwork of more than 100 juried artists from across the U.S. who will compete for $10,000 in cash award prizes. Festival features include a food bistro, wine & beer garden, live music, art activities for kids, souvenir posters and t-shirts, art raffle and more. Free shuttle service and convenient on-site parking is also available. Admission is free to MKAF members and children under 12; and just $3 for adult/non-members.

For more information or to volunteer, contact Festival of the Arts Volunteer Coordinator Kathy Whidden at (850) 376-7391 or email kathy@destinchiropractor.com.

For more information on the Festival of the Arts, visit www.MattieKellyArtsFoundation.org or call (850) 650-2226.

About the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation’s Festival of the Arts
Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation presents the 19th Annual Festival of the Arts on Oct. 25-26, 2014 at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village in Destin, Fla. One of the Southeast’s premier festivals, the event showcases the original artwork of more than 100 juried artists from across the U.S. who will compete for $10,000 in cash award prizes. Festival features include a food bistro, wine & beer garden, live music, art activities for kids, souvenir posters and t-shirts, art raffle and more. Free shuttle service and convenient on-site parking is also available. Admission is free to MKAF members and children under 12; and $3 for adult/non-members.

About Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation
Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF), a 501-c-3 not-for-profit charitable arts organization, was founded in 1995 on the cultural, educational and spiritual beliefs of the late Destin Matriarch, Mattie Kelly. The champion of cultural arts and education in Northwest Florida, MKAF’s vision is to impact lives through art and culture.

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