|By Marketwired .||
|May 12, 2014 02:55 PM EDT||
DALLAS, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 05/12/14 -- C. C. Young today announced that the 15th Annual Spirit Is Ageless Celebration Event was held on May 3, 2014 at The Point, Center for Arts and Education at C. C. Young in East Dallas. The special guest speaker was Terri Provencal, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief at Patron Magazine.
This annual art contest was open to both residents of C. C. Young and to the community, aged 55 or better. This year there were 14 categories of art highlighted and open for competition.
Last year's competition saw 112 submissions of art, and this year that number increased to 131 submissions throughout the 14 categories. 2014 winners range in age from age 57 to 96 in categories that include group projects, mixed media, photography, painting, poetry, wood sculpture, jewelry, and fiber arts.
"This annual celebration of art showcased the many talents our community holds," said Denise Aver-Phillips, Director of The Point, Center for Arts and Education at C. C. Young. "Since the inception of this event, it has focused on celebrating and showcasing the talents of artists age 55 or better, highlighting that the spirit truly is ageless."
About C. C. Young
At C. C. Young, the Spirit is Ageless. We believe that creativity is a way of celebrating life every day. The C. C. Young campus, located on 20 acres of land near Dallas' White Rock Lake, currently consists of 8 buildings and offers services that include Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation, Hospice, and Home Health. Additionally, The Point, Center for Arts and Education provides creative and fitness outlets for both campus residents and the Dallas-Fort Worth community. For additional information, visit: www.ccyoung.org
About The Point, Center for Arts and Education
C. C. Young's vision and innovation approach to provide a community where every life and every age is valued and enriched is reflected in The Point, Center for Arts and Education. The Point is a state-of-the-art facility that opened in September 2007 and is available to the community at large. The Point offers a fitness center and wellness programs, a chapel, an auditorium and a theater for meetings, lectures and performances, classrooms for computer training and various art mediums, and a cafe. For additional information about The Point, please visit www.ccyoung.org or call 214.841.2831.