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CULTURE WORKS SIGNS TIME WARNER CABLE AS MEDIA SPONSOR FOR THE ARTS

Release Date: 11/01/2007

Dayton – November  2007 – Time Warner Cable has pledged nearly $150,000 in free advertising to promote Culture Works and its member organizations over the next 12 months.

Time Warner Cable Southwest Ohio Division and Culture Works will work together to raise awareness for the Culture Works annual giving campaign, local arts groups’ performances and the Art Card, a flexible gift card accepted by performing and visual arts organizations throughout the Miami Valley.

“The Dayton arts community is diverse, dynamic and cutting edge,” said Pam McDonald, vice president of public and government affairs, Time Warner Cable.  “It is also vital to the continued growth and success of the Miami Valley. Without a doubt, Culture Works is one of the key reasons this region has an arts community that much larger cities only wish for. We are very proud to lend our support to Culture Works.”

“Culture Works is exceedingly grateful for the generosity and commitment of Time Warner Cable to the greater Dayton arts community,” states Denise Rehg, president & CEO of Culture Works.  “Dayton was recently voted 33rd in arts and culture out of 373 metropolitan regions reviewed across the nation in Cities Ranked and Rated. Time Warner’s gift will make a huge difference in sharing this message with Dayton area residents.   We have a lot to celebrate in this community and it is the commitment of regional partners like Time Warner that makes it happen.”


About Culture Works
As the United Arts Fund and Arts Council for Greater Dayton, Culture Works provides the resources necessary to ensure a stable and dependable base of support for the community’s cultural assets. 
As the united arts fund, Culture Works is proud to provide the largest single source of private funding for the arts in Dayton.  With the help of corporations, foundations, and individuals, we are able to secure ongoing operating support for our seven major constituent organizations: Cityfolk, Dayton Ballet, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, Dayton Opera, Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, The Human Race Theatre Company, and The Muse Machine and a host of smaller and emerging arts groups like K12 Gallery for Young People, Dayton Visual Arts Center, Kettering Children’s Choir and others.
As an arts and cultural service agency, Culture Works provides arts agency functions including initiatives to foster broad cultural development in our region through workshops, forums, arts management training, marketing and promotion opportunities and other capacity building activities to a variety of professionally managed, community-based and volunteer run arts and cultural organizations which serve the broad and diverse community of greater Dayton.

About Time Warner Cable
The Southwest Ohio division of Time Warner Cable is proud to lead the way in meeting the entertainment, information and communication needs of more than 640,000 customers in Greater Cincinnati, Dayton and the Miami Valley. The Southwest Ohio division of Time Warner Cable serves 339 communities, provides free service to more than 1,000 schools and employs nearly 1,800 people. Time Warner Cable is on the Web at www.twcinci.com and www.twdayton.com.

Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) owns and manages cable systems passing approximately 26 million homes in 33 states.  The Company has 14.6 million customers for its various products, including video, high-speed data and residential telephone.  This includes approximately 13.4 million basic video subscribers and more than 6 million customers who purchase more than one product. Time Warner Cable includes some of the most technologically advanced and best-clustered cable systems in the country, with nearly 85 percent of the Company's customers located in five geographic regions: New York, Texas, Ohio, the Carolinas and southern California.  It is the largest cable provider in the nation's two largest cities, Los Angeles and New York.  Leveraging its leadership in innovation and quality customer care, Time Warner Cable delivers advanced products and services such as video-on-demand, high-definition television, digital video recorders, high-speed data and Digital Phone.

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