SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake Community College’s Community Writing Center has received the 2012 Mayor’s Artists Award from Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker. The CWC receives the organization award in the category of service to the arts.

“All of us at the SLCC Community Writing Center are honored to receive this award. It speaks to the way the CWC has been engaged in the local residents' creativity over the past 10 years," said Andrea Malouf, CWC Director

As an award winner, the CWC will be acknowledged and presented with $500 from the Utah Arts Festival June 22. The Festival will be held in Salt Lake City from June 21-24.

The CWC is available to people of all abilities and educational backgrounds who want to use writing for practical needs, civic engagement and personal expression.