Carol Coates, 2013 Inductee
The cultural arts in Fountain Hills have been greatly impacted by the efforts of Carol Coates. As chairperson of the In-Home Concerts for over 20 years, she continually attracts quality jazz and classical performers and arranges for the homes, food and hostesses. She served many years on the board of directors of the Fountain Hills Civic Association and continues to serve on the board of the Fountain Hills Cultural and Civic Association. Actively involved with the youth piano competition, she is also involved with the Downtown Greening Project and the Fountain Hills Theater. She has been a member of the theater board and sponsors the Elizabeth and Charles Russell scholarship Fund at the theater. She is also a member of the United Methodist Church choir.