SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 3, 2013 - The 5th Annual Craft Lake City Do-It-Yourself Arts Festival, executed by nonprofit Craft Lake City 501(c)(3) and presented by Whole Foods Trolley Square, is pleased to announce its partnership with its Gold and Silver sponsors who will be supporting the festival Fri., Aug. 9-Sat., Aug. 10 at the Gallivan Center. The DIY festival is free to the public and would not be possible without the financial and in-kind support of the corporate and individual sponsors listed below.
Gold: Cricut, George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation, 90.9 FM KRCL, 90.1 FM KUER, Park City TV, SLC Corp, SLC Flyers, Gallivan Center, SLUG Magazine, X96, LUX Mobile Apps, Gallivan Center
Silver: TumbleWeeds, Salt Lake City Weekly, Copper Palate Press, Downtown Alliance, Michaels, National Endowment of the Arts, Salt Lake Bike Collective, Utah Division of Arts & Museums, Utah Film Commission, Verizon, Salt Lake City Film Festival, United Concerts, The Depot
Craft Lake City thanks our 2013 Craft Lake City DIY Festival sponsors for their dedication to our artistic community. Angela H. Brown, Executive Director of Craft Lake City, says, "We are thrilled that presenting sponsor Whole Foods Trolley Square chose Craft Lake City as the nonprofit recipient of their 5% day in August, when they will generously contribute 5% of their profit from sales on Tuesday, Aug. 13, to Craft Lake City. We encourage all local DIY enthusiasts to shop at Whole Foods the Tuesday after the festival. It means a lot to our organization to be recognized by such a big leader of the nationwide organic and craft food movement. We are also grateful to all the sponsors of this year´s Craft Lake City Do-It-Yourself movement, who make it possible for us to grow in new ways, like expand from a 1-day to a 2-day format this year."
Craft Lake City 2013 will feature over 200 local artisans and DIY Engineers, along with numerous local food vendors and live entertainment by local performers and musicians.
About Whole Foods Market®: Founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market (wholefoodsmarket.com, NASDAQ: WFM), is the leading natural and organic food retailer. As America´s first national certified organic grocer, Whole Foods Market was named "America´s Healthiest Grocery Store" by Health magazine. The company´s motto, "Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet"TM captures its mission to ensure customer satisfaction and health, Team Member excellence and happiness, enhanced shareholder value, community support and environmental improvement. Thanks to the company´s more than 64,000 Team Members, Whole Foods Market has been ranked as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" in America by FORTUNE magazine for 15 consecutive years. In fiscal year 2011, the company had sales of more than $10 billion and currently has more than 315 stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Whole Foods Market has four locations in Utah, Trolley Square, Sugar House, Park City and Cottonwood Heights.