Community Arts Council Making Changes
Prince George, B.C. -There are changes at the Prince George Community Arts Council, including layoffs.
The Community Arts Council has advised that layoff notices have been issued to three employees, and one other position currently vacant, will not be filled.
In a release issued this afternoon, the Council, says the layoff are part ” of an overall restructuring effort.”
Citing a “limited pool of funding” Board President Zelda Craig is quoted as saying the Council is ” in a position where we needed to take a hard look at our staffing levels, programs, and activities.”
The Community Arts Council states it is committed to continuing the programs, events and services for which it has become known, including the Studio Fair, Spring Arts Bazaar and Chili Cook-off and the Artisan Gift Shoppe.
The art shop will be closed for the month of July to allow for some renovations.
“We believe that the Arts Council is an important part of the cultural fabric of Prince George, and part of what makes it so great to live and work here. I am confident that we will come out of this as a focused, sharper organization” says Board President Zelda Craig.