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Annual Dinner & Arts Citizen of the Year honoring Lorraine Hultquist
April 3, 2019

Blue Ridge Arts Council will honor Lorraine Hultquist as their Arts Citizen of the Year at the 16th Annual Dinner Roast on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club in Front Royal. Lorraine is active in many community organizations including St. Luke’s Community Clinic, Warren Heritage Society, and Blue Ridge Arts Council to name a few. She is a strong advocate for the arts in our community and in 2017 established the first set of playable, musical instruments at Rockland Park, now known as the Lorraine LeHew Hultquist Music Garden. A second music park has been created at Happy Creek Fantasyland and was completed earlier this year.

The evening features the arts council’s annual business meeting and a light-hearted “roast” of outstanding member of the community who have exhibited dedication, vision and commitment to the arts.

Doug Stanley and Pam McInnis will serve as emcees for the evening, which will include remarks from several invited speakers. The evening begins at 6:30pm with a social, followed by dinner and program at 7:00pm.

Reservations for dinner and program are $60 per person and can be made by calling the arts council at 540.635.9909, or purchased online at

Sponsorships are also available at the following levels: Platinum $1000 (table of 8); Gold $600 (table of 8); and Hospitality Sponsor $500 (bar sponsor and 2 tickets).Blue Ridge Arts Council is a 30-year old community arts organization and the proceeds of this event will benefit the ongoing arts and cultural programming of the council.