Celebrating Anderson Chandler’s 90th birthday, on January 21st, Topeka Performing Arts Center honors his giving nature by donating one hundred tickets to the February 28 performance of the international Irish ensemble, Danú, to the Boys and Girls Club of Topeka. Mr. Chandler presented the tickets to Dawn McWilliams, CEO of Boys & Girls Club of Topeka, at his birthday celebration held at Fidelity State Bank & Trust Company. “It is such an honor!” stated Mrs. McWilliams.
Anderson W. Chandler, chairman of the Topeka-based Fidelity State Bank & Trust Company, is an avid supporter of Topeka Performing Arts Center, the Boys & Girls Club of Topeka and many other local not for profit organizations. He has been the Chairman and President of Fidelity State Bank & Trust Company since 1958.
Boys & Girls Club of Topeka offers club programs and services to promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence.
Topeka Performing Arts Center, managed by VenuWorks, is a non-profit organization whose mission is "To foster the performing arts through excellence in programming by providing for the advancement, promotion, presentation, and development of the arts to meet the diverse cultural and educational needs of our community.” Since 1991, TPAC has annually offered a full calendar of professional and community performing arts for all audiences, including touring concerts and Broadway shows, youth arts education programming, and support of community arts organizations.