The Arc invites artists to create ‘Great Home’

The Arc of Winnebago, Boone & Ogle Counties invites all artists to create a “Great Home” for inclusion in The Great Home Appreciation Celebration and Art Auction, to be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 28 at the Trinity Center, 207 N. First St., Rockford.

To celebrate the success of the 12th annual Great Home Giveaway, The Arc’s Board of Directors is hosting an evening of music, refreshments and fun with Halloween costumes optional. The highlight of the evening will be the Great Home Art Auction, featuring 9 inch by 12 inch house boxes created by artists from Winnebago, Boone and Ogle counties. Prizes will be awarded for the most creative, most fun and most popular Great Home creation.

All artists interested in creating a Great Home are invited to pick up a house box from The Arc, 400 N. First St., Rockford, or call Jennifer at 965-3455 for more information.

Admission is free, with proceeds benefiting The Arc of Winnebago, Boone & Ogle counties, a non-profit organization helping families raise their child with a developmental disability at home and supporting adults to live in the community, close to friends, family and work. Programs include: Family Support, Resource Referral, Home-Based Services Coordination, Independent Living and Representative Payee Services, Project Art and Best Friends.

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