08/26/2011 01:56 pm ET | Updated Oct 26, 2011

Travel Expert Rick Steves Donates $1 Million To Edmonds Center For The Arts

Edmonds resident Rick Steves has made a $1 million donation to the Edmonds Center for the Arts.

According to a press release, the funds will support and expand the Center’s performances and community programs. A portion of the gift will also support Edmonds’ Cascade Symphony Orchestra by underwriting all of their facility costs for the next 10 years.

Steves says he wants this donation to be a challenge to others in the Puget Sound area.

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