Celebrate the Station Theatre!

$27,718 of $30,000 goal

Raised by 218 people in 40 months
Kay Holley
for Celebration Company at the Station
 URBANA, IL

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HELLO FRIENDS.

This is probably the last time that I will be updating this particular GoFundMe Campaign.  I started this in an effort to get the Station Theatre some comfy new chairs.   
Thanks    to YOUR GENEROSITY, we got the new chairs, and then some!

So much has changed:  We have beautiful new chairs. We are making the transition  to online ticketing with great success. We now take credit cards! We have a new       sound system for our musicals! We've had important repairs done--including repla-cing the entire SE corner of the theatre after it was demolished by a large red truck! As always, you have been here supporting us. We are, indeed. blessed in our friends!

Don't worry--there will be a new campaign! However, after December 31, I will be putting this one to bed.

Meanwhile, we welcome your "end of the year" donations! Remember, all gifts       you make by December 31 are tax-deductible for 2018!

Thank you all so much!
Kay



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HELLO FRIENDS!
As a member of the Board of the Station Theatre, I am hosting a Midsummer PUSH to raise funds for some much needed projects at the theatre. Let me tell you about just a few of these projects:
1. We need to update our bathrooms! It has been decades since the bathrooms were created or updated. We would like to renovate them and bring them into the 21st century, for the comfort and convenience of our patrons and friends.
2. The performance floor in the space really needs to be redone. You may not be aware that a stage floor is a slightly specialized creature. Ours is not in the best shape. This will help rid us of unwanted hills and valleys, soft spots and creaks, which can only help us make our shows better!
3. We would like to replace the old pews in the lobby. The are very old, and have been repaired numerous times. For the comfort and safety of ALL, we would like to put in something new.

Please consider making a donation this summer so that we can raise the funds now! Then we can use our next two production breaks (mid August to mid October and mid December to mid January) to try to get some of the work going!

As always, we are grateful for your continued support!

Thank you!
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Now that we have our chairs, there are some other projects that we'd like to bring to fruition. These include: : a long overdue production budget update/increase, a search for rehearsal and/or storage space, technological improvements that will bring the theatre into the 21st century, and new signage on our Boneyard River Walk side. (We anchor the Broadway Avenue side of the new Boneyard walk)
Boneyard River Walk
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Thank you, thank you, thank you!
Thanks to your generosity, we now have all new chairs at the Station Theatre--2 months earlier than we planned. We went over our $10,000 goal in only 8 months. Come and try them out very soon!
We will keep this GoFundMe site going as an online donation site. I will update you on new projects that we hope to accomplish with your help.
Again--THANK YOU!
New chairs Fall 2016 --THANK YOU!
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Hey, look at us!! I can't tell you how grateful I am for your support. We are almost there! Just think of sitting in comfort while you watch a great show such as
THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS, AND COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORD! Just look at these three!
Steve K., Gary A., David B.
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$27,718 of $30,000 goal

Raised by 218 people in 40 months
Created October 8, 2015
Funds raised will benefit:
Celebration Company at the Station
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Urbana, IL
EIN: 237378226
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