Volunteer Service Group Honors
Founder of Art Consulting Firm
The Links, Incorporated Recognizes Valerie A. Cooper
For Accomplishments and Community Service in The ARTS
At right is Valerie Cooper of Stamford with other honorees and representatives of The Links, Incorporated (l-r): Noel Hord; The Honorable Maurice Mosley; James Michel; Dianne S. Hardison, Eastern Area Director of The Links, Incorporated, Virginia; Glenda Newell-Harris, National President of The Links, Incorporated, California; and Dollie McLean.
(June 2015)Valerie A. Cooper, founder of
Stamford-based Picture That,
a corporate full-service art consulting firm, was recently recognized for her
corporate achievements and community endeavors in The Arts during The Links,
Incorporated's Eastern Area Conference Civic Luncheon.
"Your service to our community is exemplary of our ideals
and helped to inspire them," Dianne S.
Hardison, The Links, Incorporated's eastern area director, said in a letter
to Cooper. "We applaud your trailblazing vision, creativity and compelling
commitment to service and are proud to recognize you at our Civic Luncheon."
Hundreds watched as Cooper and fellow honorees Elsie Cofield, Noel Hord, Dollie McLean, James Michel and
Maurice Mosley were recognized at
Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Ledyard.
"I'm honored to receive
this 2015 ARTS Award that acknowledges the impact we make in the lives of K-12
students who participate in our Student Cultural Art and Literary Program
(SCALP) -a partnership formed 10 years ago with the Stamford Public Schools
and Stamford Center for the Arts," said Cooper.
Cooper has a long-standing
relationship with The Links, Incorporated. In 2012, she received the ARTS Award from the Milford, Connecticut
Chapter; and since the inception of SCALP in 2004, the Fairfield County, Connecticut
Chapter has provided numerous community service hours to support the program.
About Picture That LLC
Picture That LLC, also known as Picture That Art
Consultants, was established in 2002 in Stamford,
Connecticut. The firm provides art consulting, appraisal,
collection, management and curatorial services for corporations, healthcare
organizations and academic institutions nationwide.