Young Evanston Artists (YEA!) received the arts organization award. The awards were presented at the Annual State of the City Address sponsored by the Evanston Chamber of Commerce and NorthShore University HealthSystem.
Young Evanston Artists (YEA!) is a nonprofit volunteer-driven organization that gives Evanston children an opportunity to display their artwork, sing, play instruments and perform in the Dempster/Chicago shopping district each spring. YEA! was founded by Harvey Pranian, who will accept the award.
Award recipients shown in photo above, from left: Harvey Pranian, Dr. Stamata Blanas, Hecky Powell and Jill Brazel. Photo courtesy of Genie Lemieux.