Gadsden Chamber of Commerce issued the following announcement on Nov.1.
Gadsden, AL- October 31, 2018: Downtown Gadsden, Inc. is now in the running to bring a 10-12 week live music series to Gadsden during the 2019 season.
Sponsored by the Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation, a national foundation dedicated to strengthening the social fabric of America through free live music. Downtown Gadsden, Inc. hopes to qualify as one of 15 winning organizations competing in the Levitt AMP Gadsden Grant Awards.
The Levitt AMP Gadsden Grant Awards are an exciting matching grant opportunity created by the Levitt Foundation to serve small to mid-sized towns and cities with the funds to produce their own Levitt AMP Music Series-an outdoor, free concert series featuring a diverse lineup of professional musicians.
Downtown Gadsden, Inc. submitted the proposal for Gadsden. The proposed venue site is Moragne Park. Gadsden's proposal is now posted on the Levitt AMP website for public voting. Visit http://levittamp.org for more information.
A successful campaign for Downtown Gadsden, Inc. depends on community participation to get as many online votes as possible to bring the concert series to town. Community support, as measured by the number of online votes received, will be one of the key factors when the Levitt Foundation selects up to 15 winners.
Supporters are aksed to visit https://grant.levittamp.org/voter-registration-page/ to register and vote. Online public voting is now open and ends November 20, 2018 at 5:00 P.M. Pacific Time. The Top 25 finalists will be selected through online public voting. The Levitt Foundation will then review the proposals of these 25 finalists and will select up to 15 Levitt AMP winners, which will be announce on December 18, 2018.
Downtown Gadsden, Inc. is excited to partner with the City of Gadsden Parks & Recreation Department to bring fabulous free concerts to those in our city and the surrounding areas. We have a history of providing music in multiple venues and look forward to showcasing our newly renovated Moragne Park in this concert series!
Downtown Gadsden, Inc. asks suporters to start spreading the word to family, friends, colleagues, and neighbors to rally the community to sign up and vote for Gadsden's proposal.
Learn more at http://levittamp.org and vote at https://grant.levittamp.org/voter-registration-page/.
Kay Moore, Director
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