Meadows Foundations Awards Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium $25,000

Staff Writer

The Meadows Foundation of Dallas, Texas is granting Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium $25,000 to the renovation of the historic municipal building for art sows, receptions and cultural arts workshops.
Meadows Foundation Senior Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Grants, announced the selection in a letter to SMA Board President Richard Smola. The SMA Board voted to accept the terms and conditions for the grant at their February Board meeting.
Mila Gibson, SMA Consultant, prepared the grant request and the use of funds is specific for the renovation project that includes the foyer, the art gallery, the kitchen, and the two bathrooms on the east side of the ground floor of the building. Mondel Rogers, artist and architect, has designed the interior improvements and selected materials and colors for the project. In the early 1980’s when the Auditorium was spared and renovations began, the Meadows Foundation also gave the SMA Board grant funding...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.