Jackson County Arts Council held its annual meeting on April 16, sharing with attendees information about sponsored events, artists, organizations and art forms. The Arts Council promotes individual work and fosters appreciation of the arts in the community. This year, Arts Council members have focused efforts on driving membership. For more information or questions, call 507-9820 or email info@jacksoncountyarts.org. In addition to performances by young musicians, actor and Sylva resident Sean Bridgers recited poetry written by his father, the late Ben Bridgers, during the annual meeting.