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Southwest Dutchess Daily Voice serves Beacon, East Fishkill, Fishkill, LaGrange, Poughkeepsie, Wappinger & Wappingers Falls

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Melissa Dvozenja-Thomas

Community Advisor

Melissa Dvozenja-Thomas is the Marketing & Funding Coordinator for Arts Mid-Hudson, an arts service organization that serves Dutchess, Orange and Ulster Counties. Prior positions include Human Resources Office Manager at Cardinal Hayes Home For Children in Millbrook, NY and Managing Director for the Allenberry Resort Inn & Playhouse in Pennsylvania, where her work incorporated coordinating volunteer programs, auditions, events, social media, and theatre representation. Melissa holds a BA in Acting for Theatre, a BA in Music Performance, a Masters Certificate from the International Institute of Event Management and is currently finishing her Masters in Public Administration at Marist College. She is also a skilled photographer and works freelance capturing weddings, engagements, showers and other events. Melissa was born and raised in Dutchess County and after traveling the east coast as an actor, singer, dancer, is happy to once again call it her home.

Melissa Dvozenja-Thomas's Contributions

  1. Get Inked To Support Poughkeepsie High School's Art Club

    Get Inked To Support Poughkeepsie High School's Art Club

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- There won't be a shortage of intricate designs when tattoo artists from Hudson Valley Tattoo Company host their second annual Harvesting Hope event to raise funds for the Poughkeepsie High School Art Club.The event, which begins at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, at 1552 Route 9, Wappingers Falls, will feature a plethora of tattoos with a design to fit anyone's ...

  2. Are You The Next Dutchess Poet Laureate? Nominations Sought

    Are You The Next Dutchess Poet Laureate? Nominations Sought

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Do you have the writing chops for free verse or sonnets? Are you a seasoned rap lyricist or pen haiku?Applications are being accepted by Arts Mid-Hudson for individuals interested in serving as Dutchess County's 2017 poet laureate. The post, established in 2016 by County Executive Mark Molinaro, is to honor local outstanding poets, integrate poetry into the ...

  3. Portfolio Day For Young Artists Set In Hyde Park

    Portfolio Day For Young Artists Set In Hyde Park

    HYDE PARK, N.Y. -- High school and college art students will get the chance to show off their portfolios and get some good advice at an event in Hyde Park this Friday, Nov. 4.College representatives will be on hand from 4-8 p.m. at the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Educational Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home on Route 9.They will review both the students’ work and provide ...

  4. New Yorker Cartoonists To Sign Books At Poughkeepsie Exhibit

    New Yorker Cartoonists To Sign Books At Poughkeepsie Exhibit

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – New Yorker magazine cartoonists Liza Donnelly and Michael Maslin will be appearing at a special event on Friday, Oct. 21, in Poughkeepsie.The married pair will be signing copies of their books at an exhibit put on by Arts Mid-Hudson.The book-signing and reception, set for 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., is being held in conjunction with Arts Mid-Hudson’s current exhibit, “New ...

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