Platte Valley Arts Council spotlights a need

Saratoga schools need assistance to purchase musical instruments


April 27, 2023

Courtesy of Shirley Hillyard

A decorative violin will be in the silent auction-

School music programs are struggling everywhere, and Saratoga's schools are no

different. Shirley Hillyard, President of the Platte Valley Arts Council (PVAC) reached out

to Ivy Palmer, the band instructor for Saratoga elementary and middle school, asking if

they needed anything. Hillyard said, "I soon realized that the need was far greater than I

had anticipated." She was told that the funds needed were approximately $7000.00.

Hillyard said PVAC has funds available and they are working on other possibilities such

as grants in order to raise the funds need to help Carbon County schools musi...

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