HANFORD – The pandemic has not been favorable for the performing arts anyplace within the nation – and PATY’Studio is not any exception.
Launched in 2009 by Patricia Diaz as a technique to promote the gospel and educate good ethics via and alongside dance, Reward Arts Expertise Youth has been lively in the neighborhood for over a decade and remains to be going robust. , however COVID-19 has taken its toll. Diaz and his dancers. All of the sudden, the occasions used to recruit new members had been known as off, whereas social distancing necessities additionally put an finish to their fundraising efforts.
“It was actually a radical change, however I feel we now have tailored properly and we see ourselves slowly popping out of it and I’m very optimistic and nonetheless grateful to God that little by little we’ll come again to the place we should be”, Diaz mentioned.
As Kings County strikes into the amber field and issues begin to open up once more, PATY’s outlook is constructive, however with their funds struggling, they wanted assist to have the ability to afford their first. competitors for the reason that begin of the pandemic. That is the place Oh So Clear got here in.
Opened earlier this month at 741, boulevard E. Grangeville, proprietor Randy Maugé, wished to introduce himself to the Hanford group with a bit charity and group service. Talking to the Hanford Chamber of Commerce for solutions, P.AT.Y.’Studio was steered to Maugé, who instantly took to their trigger.
“My children have all the time been concerned in numerous sports activities and my daughter was concerned in dancing rising up,” mentioned Maugé. “So I understand how it goes when you might have folks attempting to bounce and households, and you’ve got 5 children or you might have numerous children and everyone seems to be enjoying a sport or one thing and ‘they’re attempting to fundraise … it is a good charity to associate with so these children can have that have and see what it is prefer to compete.