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Greater Fairbanks Chamber Of Commerce Announces First Firday Event And 2013 Artist Of The Year, Lucas Elliott


The general membership of the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce selected Lucas Elliott and his piece “The Good Shephard,” as the 2013 Artist of the Year and winning image, respectively. Those in attendance at the Chamber’s Annual Membership Meeting were able to vote with real-time voting devices provided by Information Insights.

Each year the Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce provides a local artist the opportunity to be showcased to thousands of Fairbanks residents and visitors. The winning artwork is the image of the Chamber—featured on all marketing materials during 2013, including, but not limited to Membership Postcard, Membership Directory and Buyer’s Guide, the Chamber’s Website and the Chamber’s Fairbanks & North Pole Map. Lucas was recognized in the Chamber’s weekly e-News and showcased yesterday, at the Chamber’s General Membership Luncheon. The Artist of the Year receives one year complimentary membership to the Chamber of Commerce.

In an effort to kick-off the promotion of the 2013 Artist of the Year, the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a First Friday event this Friday, April 5 from 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm at the Chamber office. The Chamber encourages the Fairbanks community to come and meet Lucas and browse his artwork. There will be light hors d'oeuvres and drinks provided by the Chamber. The event is hosted by the Chamber’s Business & the Arts Committee.
More information about Lucas and “The Good Shephard” can be found on the Chamber’s website at www.fairbankschamber.org/artist-of-the-year.

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