(TROY, ALABAMA) The Troy Arts Council Board today demonstrated its continuing support of the Troy Pike Cultural Arts Center, Inc. with a $5,000 donation that will serve to anchor the Troy-Pike Cultural Arts Center's Building Endowment Fund, an investment in the Center's future. Kristy Drinkwater, president of the Troy Arts Council, and Betty Wagoner, Troy Arts Council treasurer, presented the check to Mack Gibson, Chairman of the Cultural Arts Center Board of Directors. Both organizations work to promote the arts throughout Pike County and the surrounding area. "We are extremely appreciative of this generous gift of seed money for our building endowment," said Gibson. "It reflects the continuing spirit of giving and support of our organization by the Troy Arts Council. Since the day it was founded in 1972, the Troy Arts Council Board has dedicated time, money and energy into enriching the lives of people in Troy and Pike County through facilitating events of the visual arts, theatre and music. Troy Arts Council has brought an unparalleled amount of culture to this area of the state.