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Raiz announces title sponsorship for Chalk the Block 2023

August 22, 2023

The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) is excited to announce that Raiz Federal Credit Union is the title sponsor for Chalk the Block 2023 through 2025.

This year the festival will take place from Friday, October 13 to Sunday, October 15 in the Downtown Arts District.

“We had a wonderful partnership with Raiz last year and are tremendously excited of their continued support for the next three years,” said Cultural Affairs and Recreation Managing Director Ben Fyffe. “Together with Raiz we are elevating our commitment to our local arts and the love that our City has for this festival.”

Raiz is excited to continue to support the arts through this title sponsorship with the city of El Paso to bring this one-of-a- kind event to everyone in the border region.

“Raiz is all about embracing creativity and supporting the arts,” said Alex Yu, VP of Marketing for Raiz Federal Credit Union. “By partnering with MCAD for Chalk the Block, we’re not only celebrating the rich and unique culture found in El Paso but also investing in its boundless potential. We look forward to extending the spirit of our philosophy throughout the border region over the next three years.”

Chalk the Block will include a juried sidewalk chart competition, temporary art installations, performances, a live music stage, local art and food vendors, and free activities at the El Paso Museum of Art, History, and Archaeology. Special City of El Paso 150th Anniversary activities will be taking place throughout the weekend-long festival.

For more information on Chalk the Block 2023, visit their website here.

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