The Key by Guy J. Bellaver is the most recent sculpture in the Gratitude Project – Public Art From the Community to the Community…in Gratitude to Vern and Sharon Oie.

The Gratitude Project Community Group, in partnership with the St Charles Arts Council is always interested in adding public art pieces to the Project.  If you’re interested in supporting the effort to site a new piece that expresses the community’s gratitude to those who give so much of themselves, please contact the SCAC at 630.443.3794.

You may also make a tax deductible donation to SCAC’s Public Art restricted account to support the Gratitude Project in particular or Public Art in general.

Make a Donation by Credit Card:
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Click on the Yellow DONATE Button on any page of the web site.  Enter the amount you wish to donate and then Click on either Donate with PayPal (if you have a PayPal account) or Donate with a Card (for any credit card).  Fill in the form and Donate.

Make a Donation by Check:
Mail a Check Payable to St Charles Arts Council to 2 East Main Street, St. Charles, Illinois 60174.

Your contribution may be tax deductible.  Gifts made from a qualified IRA distribution may be tax deductible.  Consult your tax adviser.

The St Charles Arts Council is a 501c3 not for profit organization.