West Colfax and 40 West Arts Honored with National Leadership Award

Americans for the Arts, a leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education in America, presented The Michael Newton Award for Leadership to our very own William Marino of 40 West arts!


On Saturday, June 16th 2018, the Annual Convention for Americans for the Arts was held in Denver, Colorado, where William Marino was presented this award to help showcase his hard work and achievements in enriching the West Colfax community through the arts.
William Marino, Board Chair of 40 West Arts and Executive Director of the Lakewood West Colfax Business Improvement District, had this to say when presented with the award,
“This is a tribute to all who have worked to champion the renaissance of the West Colfax community. The award recognizes the cohesiveness of our community and the countless volunteers and community partners who have worked together to embrace and support the arts as a catalyst for transformation.”