For Immediate Release – 9/1/2010

Arts & Humanities Div
P.O. Box 1054
Lawton, OK 73502
580-581-3470 or 581-3471


Co-Sponsorship Grant Recipients Announced

(Lawton, OK) In July, the City of Lawton received the Oklahoma Arts Council’s Local Government Challenge Grant. The National Endowment for the Arts is also a sponsor of this program. This “community chest” funds the Co-Sponsorship Grant Program, which is managed by the Lawton Arts & Humanities Council.

The FY2010-2011 Co-Sponsorship Grant recipients are:

Barkingwater Production, Inc. “Lawton Fort Sill Cowboy Story Hour”

Comanche Nation College, “7th Annual Invitational Film Festival”

Comanche National Museum & Cultural Center, “Fort Sill Indian School Year Book Compilation”

Friends of the Library, “Golden Girls & Guys 7th Anniversary Celebration”

Lawton Community Theatre, “LCT Elementary Schools Performances”

Lawton Heritage Association, “Living History Through Lawton’s Mattie Beal Home III”

Lawton Philharmonic Orchestra Society, “Youth Dance Project”

Lawton Pro Musica, “Holiday Concert”

Mexican Folkloric Dancers, “International Festival & FY 10-11 Performance Series”

Petunia Garden Club of Lawton, “6th Annual SW Gardening & Flower Show”

For more information about the Co-Sponsorship Grant, please contact the Arts & Humanities Division at 580-581-3470/3471. For information regarding the Oklahoma Arts Council’s Local Government Challenge Grant and other opportunities, contact Joel Gavin, Director of Marketing and Communications, 405 521-2037 or email at