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Mary Harris New Marketing Director for Algonquin Arts

July 1, 2008

Algonquin Arts of Manasquan, NJ announces the appointment of Mary Harris as the new Marketing Director. Ms. Harris brings diversified knowledge and experience in public relations and media production to Algonquin Arts. She is an accomplished writer and media scholar who strives for excellence, professionalism, and creativity in all her endeavors.

Mary earned a B.A. in Radio/Television/Film Production from Rowan University and is currently finishing up her M.A. in Corporate and Public Communication at Monmouth University. At Monmouth, Mary earned a graduate assistantship as a radio broadcast researcher and is presently working on her thesis. In the future, she will be pursuing her PhD in Mass Media and Political Communication.

Mary is an advocate of the arts and the preservation of artistic programs for America�s youth. �I am very excited about this opportunity to contribute my skills and passion for creativity for such a reputable organization. It is because of places like Algonquin Arts that this significant artistic subculture can be experienced and valued.�

Executive Director Patrick O�Hagan said: �Mary brings great talent to our organization at a time when we are placing special emphasis on the marketing of our diverse new programming at Algonquin Arts. I look forward to working with her to help build an even stronger audience base for our theatre in the coming year.�

Algonquin Arts was founded in 1992 as a nonprofit corporation to provide cultural enrichment and educational enhancement of the highest quality for the residents of New Jersey�s central region. Programming of Algonquin Arts is made possible as a result of the continued philanthropic support of private citizens and organizations such as New Jersey State Council on the Arts, OceanFirst Foundation, New Jersey Cultural Trust, Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, PNC Foundation, Manasquan Savings Bank, Woman�s Club of Brielle, Bank of America, Frank and Lydia Bergen Foundation, Investors Savings Bank Charitable Fund, Verizon Foundation, Plangere Foundation, as well as many generous individuals and local businesses.