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Gov. Wolf: $4 Million Awarded to Boost Economic Growth in Coal-Impacted Areas of Pennsylvania’s Appalachian Region

Governor Tom Wolf today announced that more than $4 million has been awarded to six projects in Pennsylvania’s Appalachian Region through the Appalachian Regional Commission’s (ARC) Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) initiative.

Huntingdon County Student Named 2022 ‘Poetry Out Loud’ State Champion

Mario Grugan, a senior from Tyrone Area School District in Huntingdon County, is Pennsylvania’s 2022 Poetry Out Loud (POL) state champion. Grugan will represent Pennsylvania in the National Finals, which will be streamed virtually beginning on May 1, 2022.

Wolf Administration Announces Statewide Investment to Support Creative Entrepreneurs

Today, Karl Blischke, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA), announced availability of the Creative Entrepreneur Accelerator (CEA) Program, which matches eligible creative entrepreneurs with existing, free, local, small business consulting services and financial resources up to $2,000 to help grow their businesses, audiences, and revenue. Grant funds may be used for activities such as research and development, purchase of supplies and equipment, and professional and business development fees.

Wolf Administration Announces Statewide Partnership to Provide Music Therapy Services to Frontline Healthcare Workers

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA) Executive Director, Karl Blischke, today announced one of the country’s first statewide partnerships using creative arts therapies to support well-being and resiliency among frontline healthcare workers. The initiative is a partnership of the PCA, a state agency under the Office of the Governor, and the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP).