Axelrod Performing Arts Center Receives $10K Grant From the Kearny Bank Foundation
To Support the Arts
Deal NJ, December 3, 2018 (Newswire.com) - The Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC) recently received a $10,000 grant from the Kearny Bank Foundation to help further APAC’s mission of fostering artistic excellence by showcasing varied and distinct cultural programs that enrich the imaginative, intellectual, and creative soul, while cultivating an appreciation of diverse communities through the pursuit of the arts.
“What started out as a small community theater has grown into New Jersey’s newest professional theater offering first-rate musical and ballet theater productions, concerts, film festivals, and other special events,” said Axelrod CEO Jess Levy. “We also provide outstanding youth arts education programs. We’re profoundly appreciative of Kearny Bank Foundation’s grant because it allows us to continue our effort to bring first-in-class artistic programming to central New Jersey.”
Kearny Bank’s First Vice President/Director of Marketing Eric Kesselman noted: “We’re deeply committed to serving those communities in which we have the privilege of conducting business, and that certainly includes contributing to the arts. The Axelrod Performing Arts Center is an exceptional organization, and Kearny Bank is excited for this opportunity to play a role in its continued success.”
The Axelrod Performing Arts Center is a 501-c3 organization. Funding for the organization comes from generous individuals, foundations, and grants that enable the arts center to present year-round programming, including educational classes and workshops with professionals from the performing arts world.
About the Axelrod Performing Arts Center
The Axelrod Performing Arts Center is New Jersey’s newest professional theater, specializing in the production of musical theater. APAC fosters artistic excellence by showcasing varied and distinct cultural programs that enrich the imaginative, intellectual, and creative soul, while cultivating an appreciation of diverse communities through the pursuit of the arts. For more information, please visit www.axelrodartscenter.com.
About Kearny Bank
Operating from administrative headquarters in Fairfield, NJ, Kearny Bank has 54 retail branch locations throughout New Jersey, as well as in Brooklyn and Staten Island, NY. Recently recognized by Forbes as one of New Jersey’s five Best-In-State-Banks, Kearny Bank has supported the communities it serves since 1884. Its parent company, Kearny Financial Corp., recently completed a merger with Clifton Bancorp Inc. and its Clifton Savings Bank subsidiary.
Source: Axelrod Performing Arts Center
Categories: Performing Arts