Heavy rain at the "Show in the Park" sponsored by the Manchester Art Association held on Sunday, June 1, 2003, in Center Park, Manchester, canceled display of art and photography.

The Manchester Art Association's Member Art and Memorial Awards will be judged at the Member Show at the South Windsor Library (Friends Room) to be held the month of October, 2003.

CRAFT AWARDSwere given as follows:

Best of Show
-Robin Simpson, Manchester (small stained glass jewelry)
Second Place
- Ozzie Leonard, West Hartford ("Mohegan" carved wood)
Third Place
Shengzhu Bemardin, Torrington (hand dyed indigo items)
Honorable Mention - Jennifer Debigare, Colchester (drawing on rice)
Honorable Mention
-Carol Kemozek, Uncasville (original silver jewelry)
Honorable Mention
- Carol Scherdell, Rutland, MA (tapestry bags)