Up Your Arts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

October 18, 2019

Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held at American Fish Company for Up Your Arts, a non profit organization founded in 2017 to support and enhance the creative and performing arts throughout the greater Southport area. Up Your Arts is currently holding Open Mic Night on Thursdays at 7pm at American Fish Company, planning for May’s Plein Art event and major efforts to restore the former Southport City Hall – “Save the Hall”.   More information on this vibrant non-profit group can be found https://upyourarts.org/ 


Left to right:

Brenda Bowling, Chamber Board of Directors

John Keiffer, Up Your Arts Board Member

Bruce Bland, Up Your Arts Board Member

Bonnie Bray, Up Your Arts Board Member

Ken Schnedtz, Up Your Arts – Chairman of the Board

Tina Powers, Up Your Arts Board Member

Rick Kranz, Up Your Arts Board Member

Diana Johnson, Up Your Arts Board Member

Jeremy Truett, Up Your Arts

Emma Thomas, Up Your Arts

Mitzi Swing,  Chamber Staff