Stanly Industrial Services Host The Art Effect

Monarch will host a community art show, “The Art Effect” from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24 at Stanly Industrial Services, a day program for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, located at 730 Greenwood St., Albemarle. The public is invited.

The people Monarch supports will showcase and sell their unique, colorful artwork and beautifully-crafted one-of-a-kind gift items. Proceeds benefit people with disabilities who attend Stanly Industrial Services. Local vendors are encouraged to participate and sell their wares.

Vendors interested in booth opportunities should call no later than Monday, Aug. 19 to reserve a space. The fee is $25.

For more information about The Art Effect, including details about vendor opportunities, please contact Mary Lotharp at (704) 986-7266 or mary.lotharp@monarchnc.org.

Monarch is a nonprofit organization that provides innovative support to thousands of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In addition, Monarch supports individuals with mental illness and substance use disorders in North Carolina. Monarch is accredited by The Joint Commission. The organization operates The Arc of Stanly County, which is a chapter of The Arc of North Carolina and The Arc of the United States or visit www.MonarchNC.org.