The Reach wants your votes

The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford has been shortlisted for the EMC Heritage Trust Contest and is in the running for $15,000.

The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford has been shortlisted for the EMC Heritage Trust Contest and is in the running for $15,000.

One of only two Canadian projects selected for this North American grant contest, The Reach needs support from across B.C. and Canada.

The EMC Heritage Trust Project recognizes and supports local organizations worldwide that advocate the digitalization, preservation and improved access of significant cultural resources. Photographs, ancient writings, letters, film, music, and visual art are all part of the world’s information heritage.

The Reach is one of seven projects shortlisted for the 2012 contest.  Supporters can now go online and vote until April 23rd for The Reach. It just takes three steps:

1. Go to The Reach home page (www.thereach.ca ) and click the EMC contest link;

2. Like EMC;

3. Vote for The Reach.

The funds will be used for The Reach’s online photo archives and to digitize a recent acquisition of Abbotsford News photos.