Help keep the DeMarce Theatre open

The DeMarce Theatre has been a huge part of our community for many, many years.  My mom, aunt, sister and myself all worked for Larry DeMarce as "Popcorn Girls" over the years.  Larry put all of his heart and soul into the Theatre and was loved by his community by many people.  But as he aged, he knew that he would not be able to keep it up on his own forever.  In late 2010, Tim Kletscher, a teacher in town, started shadowing Larry and eventually purchased the Theatre in January of 2011.  In June of 2011, new equipment and sound were installed which brought the Theatre up to date with the best digital theatre and sound system you can find.  After that, new windows, doors and furnace were installed.  It has been wonderful having our home town theatre able to stay open.  However, over this past year, there have been multiple issues that have come up with the projector and software system which was a big expense.  And with the summer road construction, ticket sales were down.  So I am asking our community to come together and give anything that you are able to help support our Theatre and hopefully keep it up and running.  We are very lucky to have a Theatre in our small town community!
  • Jerry Jacobson 
    • $50 
    • 45 mos
  • Kristine Bjerk 
    • $50 
    • 45 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $125 
    • 46 mos
  • Renee Cannon 
    • $50 
    • 46 mos
  • Liz Auch 
    • $50 
    • 46 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Martha Goff 
Organizer
City of Benson, MN
Tim Kletscher 
Beneficiary
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