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Arts Luncheon
Engler, James Honored

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Government Leadership in the Arts were awarded to Michigan Governor John Engler and Newark Mayor Sharpe James (left). Governor Engler was honored for is work in elevating Michigan to a 5th place ranking among states in per capita spending on the arts. Mayor James was honored for his work with neighborhood art organizations and the development of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Awards were also presented to the Manchester Craftsmen's Guild for its youth arts education program. A special arts award was also awarded to W. Jerome Frautchi of Madison for his contributions to Madison and the Overture Project.