Edison Arts Society receives $5,000 grant from Investors Foundation

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EDISON – The Edison Arts Society (EAS) received a $5,000 grant from Investors Foundation at the Amboy Avenue branch toward the expansion of the Edison Arts Society Sculpture Garden with a “Spring In Repose” sculpture at Lake Papaianni Park in Edison.

The grant will help further EAS’ mission to cultivate a love for all the arts – dance, music, poetry, visual and performing arts.

EAS President Gloria Dittman said the “Spring in Repose” sculpture is a statue of a mermaid with flowers cascading throughout her hair while lying on a bed of water lilies.

Members of Investors Bank presented the grant funds to EAS members on Sept. 27 at Investors Bank’s Clara Barton branch on Amboy Avenue in Edison.

Investors Bank created the Investors Foundation in 2005 to support the communities Investors Bank serves. Investors Foundation supports initiatives in the arts,youth development, health and human services, education and affordable housing. Investors Foundation works to improve the lives of its customers and neighbors.