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TECH Holds Ribbon Cutting for New Art Studio

TECH Holds Ribbon Cutting for New Art Studio

Hutchinson, KS – May 19, 2016 – The Training and Evaluation Center of Hutchinson celebrated the Grand Opening of it's new Art Studio Thursday evening with several friends of TECH, including TECH artists and the Bobby Megli family.

The studio, located in TECH's 14 West Avenue B location (formerly Midwest Feed), features creation and design space, as well as a gallery wall that will display artwork by local TECH artists.  The space will also house equipment needed to make artfully-designed silk scarves and ties.

TECH invited the Megli family to preview the space privately before the doors officially opened. Afterwards, community members and sponsors that donated to the Art Studio, including Bretz & Young Law Offices, Manske & Associates and guests of the Suzy Bogguss benefit concert were invited to a VIP reception where TECH unveiled the new space.  Brenda Maxey, TECH's President and CEO stood alongside the Megli family and TECH artists as she addressed the guests.

Immediately following, hundreds of community members strolled through the colorful studio, in awe of the transformation and uniquely designed art pieces.

Funds for the studio were made possible by the Bobby Megli estate. Megli was a community member who quietly admired the work of TECH, and the people served. Megli did not make his intentions known to the TECH staff prior to his passing, and the generous gift came as a welcomed surprise.  For more information on the TECH art studio, please contact Brenda Maxey at 620-663-1596 or brenda@TECHinc.org for more information.