First Bank of Berne recently made a donation of $1,250 to Arts Place in Portland for the Arts in the Park Program. Employees of the bank’s Portland Branch made the presentation. Shown in the picture are Angela Paxson, First Bank of Berne Agribusiness Banker, Eric Roger, Arts Place Executive Director, Carolyn Carducci, Arts Place Director of Development and Corporate Records, and Tracy Carpenter, First Bank of Berne Portland Branch Manager.
Arts Place nurtures the creative spirit by making the arts experience, education, and services accessible to the region’s residents, artists and cultural organizations. This is summed up in their maxim: “Nurturing the creative spirit in anyone.”
Funds from this donation will benefit the Arts in the Park Program. To make a donation to Arts Place call 260-726-4809, or mail to Arts Place, 131 E. Walnut Street, PO Box 804, Portland, IN 47371.