From left: Christine Manley, Transurban; Brett Johnson, Ava Spece and Martin Cervantez, Workhouse Arts Foundation; and Mike McGurk, Transurban.
Transurban, the operator of the 495 and 95 Express Lanes, announced that the Workhouse Arts Foundation will receive a grant this quarter through the 495 and 95 Express Lanes Community Grant Program for their Service member Community Art Partnership and Exchange (SCAPE) Scholarships.
The scholarships provide visual arts and art therapy classes to active and retired service members.
“As the long-term operator of the Express Lanes, we are committed to being good neighbors and giving back to our community through our 495 and 95 Express Lanes Community Grant Program,” said Mike McGurk, senior corporate relations associate, Transurban. “We are pleased to support the efforts of the Workhouse Arts Foundation to benefit the region’s active and retired military population through the arts.”
“The Workhouse Arts Foundation is honored to have been awarded a grant through the 495 and 95 Express Lanes Community Grant Program,” said Ava Spece, president and CEO, Workhouse Arts Foundation. “Through the funds provided by Transurban, we’re confident that the SCAPE program will continue to be successful for years to come.”