Spirit of the Arts Foundation - ......Supporting the Arts & Humanities
About Us
Spirit of the Arts was  established to support the arts and humanities.  We produce shows, concerts, festivals and the like.  We work hand in hand with a wonderful company called Vendor Finders USA, LLC  and just formed a new company "SOTA Productions and Consulting" to produce events that benefit of our company and for other non profits struggling stay afloat.
We have been around for over 10 years.   Now, staffed with people eager to get things moving, we are excited to be able to move forward for the benefit of many.
As we move forward with our mission, new markets continue to open up. We are gaining recognition as a production company capable of producing all types of events. From multi-day music festivals to a variety of craft, food, educational and cultural events.
We provide top quality entertainment events for our own organization as well as for other nonprofits and for profit companies.  It is always our goal to create high quality and affordable events for our neighbors and associates.

Our most recent commitment is to American Veterans and the organizations that support them. Many fundraising events are scheduled and will be posted soon.

This year we are also promoting the Wayne Lions Club and their many philanthropic events.
Sandy Mitchell - Founder and Director
Ms. Mitchell is the Founder and Director of Spirit of the Arts Foundation and president of Vendor Finders USA.  Retired from corporate America in 1993, where she was a middle management accountant for a fortune 100 company.  Sandy has been in the event production business since 2000. 

She also had a  fitness business for many years and a successful Internet business. She recently served on the Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce as VP of events, is a member of the Sussex County Chamber of Commerce and runs a Non Profit Coalition to support and problem solve for other grass roots nonprofit organizations.  She is the Chair person of Marketing and Events for the Wayne Lions Club.  Sandy is also the director or resources for the family business, Plenary Technology and belongs to several networking groups in Union, Essex, Passaic and Morris Counties.  She currently resides in Sussex County NJ is the mother of three adult children and has two grandchildren living in the area.
Samuel Burlum-Advisor and advocate
Mr. Burlum is the CEO/President, and Chairman of Extreme Energy Solutions Inc. (EES Inc.); a company that develops, sells, and services Environmental Mitigation products and practices. He developed EES Inc. manufacturing plan where the Company manufactures all of its products in the USA; thus creating many jobs in the Northeast. Mr. Burlum also is Vice President of SMART Air Fuel Saver LLC, and serves as a Director on Board for ESLC Inc.; a firm that offers Entrepreneurial Services and Advisement. Mr. Burlum is involved in the Motorsports (Stock Car Racing) industry, as a car/team owner, and driver. Mr. Burlum has been an Entrepreneur for over 20 years, founding his first business in 1992. He graduated from Berkeley College with an Associates Degree in Business Management & Entrepreneurship in 1998. He is an active participant in the Employer Legislative Committee and Young Business Leaders Committee, part of the Sussex County Chamber of Commerce, and is a Member of both Sussex County and NJ State Chamber of Commerce.M. WARNER 

Claudia Ehrgott-Graphic Services
Claudia Ehrgott is found/owner of Graphic Image Inc., a full-service graphics, printing, signage and promotional products company in Budd Lake, established in 1978. She has a B.A. in Communications from Rutgers College. Claudia is active in several Chambers of Commerce, and is interested in fitness/running, skiing, travel, and art.  

Kyle Mitchell-USMC and youth advisor for the organization.

Faith Holler -  Secretary 
Foundation Goals 
We endeavor to provide the opportunity for local and unknown artists and musicians to demonstrate their talent and to preserve the culture and tradition or our heritage in the form of art, music and dance. We also provide a helping hand to those in need by producing events in the community and donating part of the proceeds to others.

Our committed initiative since 2012 has been, and will continue to be,  in service to our Veterans and the organizations that support them.
If you would like to become involved with us as a volunteer in any capacity, or as a member of the board, please go to the contact us page and submit the form.  We will get back to you as quickly as possible.
Thank you so much for taking the time to visit our site.
Blessings to you and yours.
55 Bank St.
Sussex, NJ 07461
Mon - Fri: 9AM - 5PM
Sat: 10AM - 5PM
Sun: Closed
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