The Rim Country’s Tonto Community Concert Association has been nominated for a 30th Annual Governor’s Arts Award. The group is nominated in the Arts In Education Community Category.
The nomination of the TCCA is one of 76 made for the state awards program.
Nominees are from Avondale, Camp Verde, Casa Grande, Cave Creek, Flagstaff, Gilbert, Glendale, Laveen, Mesa, Paradise Valley, Payson, Peoria, Phoenix, Prescott, Scottsdale, Sedona, Surprise, Tempe, Tubac, Tucson, Wickenburg and Yuma.
A new category to recognize an individual focusing on Arts in Education attracted 12 nominations.
During the past three decades, seven Arizona governors have presented 138 awards. All previous honorees will be recognized at the 2011 event.
Every surviving Arizona governor who presided over past Governor’s Arts Awards has been invited to attend this year’s celebration.