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William Boddy Passion to Learn Scholarship - Apply NOW! Deadline: August 15

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Salida Council for the Arts is accepting applications from July 15 to Aug. 15 for the William Boddy Passion to Learn Scholarship.

Boddy served on the council for many years until his death in September 2015.

The scholarship is designed to fund individuals who want to share their artistic skills and knowledge by teaching community members in classes or workshops.  The council board of directors said in a press release that in creating the program, they focused on Boddy’s own desire to share his many skills and talents.

Applicants may apply online at Selections will be made by Sept. 1.

The scholarship is funded by community contributions and administered by the Salida Council for the Arts.

Thank you to Mike's Garage, Su Casa Sleep Shop, Box of Bubbles, Amica's, TJ Hittle Landscape Architects, Eye Candy, Lisa Marvel, Pam and Don Dubin, Natural Habitats, Broken Strings Guitars, Salida Mountain Sports, Legends Kitchen & Bath Showroom, Wood’s High Mountain Distillery, and TLC Landscaping for providing annual support for the scholarship program.

To donate to Council programs or to become an Art Lover of the Arts Council, visit

Mark your calendar for the Third Annual Boddy Jam on Sept. 6 at Salida SteamPlant.

To become a scholarship sponsor or to donate items for the Boddy Jam silent auction, contact Barbara Ewing at 719-207-3262.