Friday, December 12, 2008

Affiliate Information

BCAC is an umbrella organization for other groups. Affiliates enjoy benefits including program coordination with other groups, use of the Board Room at the Arts Center, use of a designated Affiliate’s office, use of the BCAC bulk mailing permit, and reduced rental fees for use of any spaces in the Center.

BCAC's affiliates pay $50 per year for the services provided by the Arts Council. Contact Bruce Douglas at 843.332.6234 or for more information about our Affiliate's Program.

2009 Affiliates of the Arts Council

Darlington County Tourism

Darlington County Tourism promotes tourism in Darlington County. Darlington County Tourism can be found on the web at:

GRAMPS: Great American Music Preservation Society

GRAMPS is dedicated to the preservation, study, live performance and enjoyment of various forms of traditional American music. The organization will offer opportunities to enjoy and participate in concerts, musical studies, performances, and practices, as well as providing instruction to interested individuals.

Hartsville Civic Chorale

The Hartsville Civic Chorale was formed in 1981 to bring excellent choral music to Darlington County. Formed by amateur singers interested both in exploring new repretoire and in performing fine music, it presents one concert during the Christmas season and one in the Spring. We try to include children in at least one performance per year. Past performances include Bach's B-Minor Mass, Rutter's Mass for the Children, Brahms' German Requiem, Handel's Messiah, Haydn's Creation, and other major choral works. Auditions are not required, and membership is open to all interested singers.

Hartsville-Coker Concert Association

Hartsville Community Players

The Hartsville Community Players were founded in 1971 by community-minded citizens interested in live theater using local talent. The mission of the Players is to educate, inspire, and brighten the lives of Hartsville and the surrounding communities through a broad-based variety of live theatrical productions, including musicals, dramas, comedies, youth productions, and dinner theatre. The Players are self-sustaining by way of donations, modest ticket prices, and grants from organizations such as Black Creek Arts Council.

The Hartsville Community Players can be found on the web at

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity

The Hartsville Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity was established in 2004 and is the local chapter of the nearly century-old Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity established at the University of Indiana in Bloomington.

Local programs sponored or presented by Kappa Alpha Psi are: Hartsville High School's Kappa League - a mentoring program for young men in grades 9 -12; Annual Scholarship Program - financial assistance for college awarded to a Hartsville High School graduating senior; Several Community Service Projects including canned good drives and beautification projects.