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The office of the Creative Arts Council of Wells County,   Balentine Gallery, Wells Community Theater and School of Ballet are located in the Arts Commerce & Visitors Centre, 211 Water St., Bluffton, phone 824-5222, and

Hours for the Balentine Gallery are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Hours for the office are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Joel Harmeyer is the CAC’s executive director and Janiece Lipsey is the director of programming.

Board of Directors: Ted Smith, president; Bill Hambrick, vice president; Roy R. Johnson, treasurer; Billy Kreigh, secretary; and members Jim Beuter, Jackie Chaney, Theodore E. Chemey, III, Nancy Wagner, Judy Harkless, Nancy Hewitt, Nancy Leitz and  Christine Zadylak.

School of Ballet: Director Jeni Meeks, and instructors Pam Talarico, Emily Roop and Hannah Fisher.

Wells Community Theater will present “The Addams Family” on June 23, 24 & 25  at Bluffton High School.

The Creative Arts Council has two fundraisers per year. A Spring Gala takes place on Saturday, April 8, 2017, and the 31st annual auction will be held in October of 2017 (date to be announced).

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