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Irving Heritage Society receives Humanities Texas Grant

The Irving Heritage Society has been advised that they have been awarded a grant from Humanities Texas for the 7th Annual Celebrating Irving:  The City And The Man month long project.   Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, conducts and supports public programs in history, literature and philosophy, and other humanities disciplines.

In reference to the grant, Irving Heritage Society President Janice Carroll said “We are pleased that we have received this grant.  We are becoming more and more recognized for not only celebrating our history but particularly the women of Irving that were so influential in our rich history.” 

The Celebrating Irving:  The City and The Man events are throughout the month of April and are sponsored by Irving Heritage Society, the City of Irving, the Irving Public Library, Irving Independent School  District, and the Irving Black Arts Council.

For details on the “Celebrating Irving” events, call 972-252-3838 for more information.  All activities are free, open to the public, and are varied in nature for all age groups.