Boise Weekly Receives Award For Support of the Arts

Brad Hoaglun
(208) 334-2100

October 3, 2006 BOISE — Governor Jim Risch and First Lady Vicki Risch will co-host a ceremony for the recipients of the 2006 Governor’s Awards in the Arts on October 7. The ceremony will take place at the Egyptian Theatre in downtown Boise beginning at 7 p.m. “Vicki and I are looking forward to a wonderful evening as we honor these outstanding recipients,” said Risch. “Each honoree has greatly contributed to the arts in our state and is very deserving of the recognition of their contributions.” Tickets for the event are available for $12 by calling (208) 387-1273 or can be purchased at the Egyptian Theatre box office. The 2006 award recipients are: Excellence in the Arts Charles Gill, Boise
Kerry Moosman, Boise
Chuck Smith, Boise
Log Cabin Literacy Center, Boise Excellence In Folk & Traditional Arts
Biotzetik Basque Choir, Boise Excellence In Arts Administration
Patty Miller, Boise Support Of The Arts
Boise Weekly, Boise
Steve Gibbs, Coeur d’Alene
Coeur: The Precious Metals Company, CdA Support Of Arts Education
Cathy Sher, Lava Hot Springs
Ruth Wright, Garden City Lifetime Achievement
Charles Hummel, Boise The Idaho Commission on the Arts established the biennial awards in 1970 to elevate recognition and awareness of Idaho arts and artists. Idaho was among the first in the nation to establish such a program.