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2 The Strand Theater Initiative Help Restore The Strand! Power Point Presentation Updated January 18, 2002

3 Our Mission The Strand Theater Initiative is a non- profit corporation, dedicated to making The Strand Theater in Zelienople, PA, a cultural, education and community outreach center in the North Pittsburgh Region

4 Our Mission The Initiative will provide an outstanding theater setting for professional touring groups, who, until now have had limited access to the Pittsburgh market.

5 Our Mission By providing a wide range of cultural programming, educational opportunities and community outreach services, we will become an integral part of the region’s growth

6 Board of Directors Ron Carter, President Chris Leisie, Vice President Dale Hartzel, Treasurer Keith McKissock, Secretary Ron Slanina, Theatrical Consultant

7 Why Save The Strand??? No Professional Live Theater in N. PGH Wealth of Programming Opportunities Cultural Alternative to Pittsburgh Good for Local Business Strong Community Sentiment Professional Touring Acts Community Theater Groups Educational Institutions Film Festivals

8 Why Save The Strand??? Restoration will Insert Big $ into Economy Beautify Main St. & Raise Property Values

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15 Why Save The Strand??? Restoration will Bring Big $ into Economy Beautify Main St. & Raise Property Values Provide an Outlet for Education & Community Outreach Access for Mainstream Audiences Reasonable Ticket Prices Free or Deep Discounts for Disadvantaged Groups

16 Project Status IRS 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Organization –Donations to The Initiative are Tax Deductible Info Booths at Community Events Entertainment Fundraisers Friends of the Strand Mailing List –200+ & Standard Mail Members Property Sales Agreement –April 5 th, 2002 Deadline for Closing Volunteer Services

17 Project Status Volunteer Services –Architectural Renderings/Feasibility Study, Jordan Robb/Foreman Architects Engineers –Web Site Set-Up/Maintenance, John Vrobel –Meeting Facilities, Pat Goets/Passavant Center –Canvassing Volunteers

18 What is the Cost to Restore It? Purchase Price$ 150,000 Basic Restoration Electrical/Plumbing Roofing Infrastructure Theater Renovation $ 800,000 Expansion/Staging/Dressing Rooms Seating Sound/Lighting $1,050,000 Total $ 2,000,000

19 How do We Get There? State Grants/Public Funds Submitted a Grant Application through PA’s Department of Community/Economic Dev. Support Letters from: Darryl Metcalfe, State Representative Mary Jo White, State Senator Richard Thornburg, Former PA Governor & US Attorney General Zelienople Borough Council Public Letter-Writing Campaign Melissa Hart, U.S. Congress

20 How do We Get There? State Grants/Public Funds Endowment Groups/Private Foundations  Many private organizations exist to fund projects like this.  They need to see this first…..

21 How do We Get There? State Grants/Public Funds Endowment Groups/Private Foundations Community Support

22 5,000 Residences in Zelienople & Harmony X $30 Donation per Residence = $150,000 in Community Support If the community buys the building, foundations pay for the restoration

23 Community Support Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock, PA Raised $60,000 in Three Weeks Just Knocking on Doors!

24 Community Support Oriental Theater, Rochester, PA Demolished after 70 Years

25 How You Can Help Become a Strand Corporate Sponsor Make a Donation TODAY Join with Those Who have Led the Way Be the Leaders of the Community Preston Auto Group - $1,000 Custom Forms and Graphics Free printing + 10% of all local print jobs go to The Initiative Fidelity Savings - $500 IDL Incorporated - $250 Mistick Construction - $1,500

26 Corporate Sponsorships Silver Sponsor - $500 Donation Silver Certificate Gold Sponsor - $1,000 Donation Inclusion in Premiere Performance Program Gold Certificate ¼ Page Ad in Premiere Performance Program Platinum Sponsor - $1,500 Donation Platinum Certificate ½ Page Ad in Full Season Programs Preferred Seating Status

27 How You Can Help Wall Of Fame Sponsor - $5,000 Wall Of Fame Certificate Full Page Ad in Programs for ONE YEAR Priority One Seating Status Permanent and Prominent Placement on The Strand’s Wall Of Fame in the Restored Lobby

28 How You Can Help Pledge Your Financial Support Check or Money Order made out to The Strand Theater Initiative P.O. Box 31, Zelienople, PA Donate using VISA or MASTERCARD

29 How You Can Help Pledge Your Financial Support Become a Fundraising Volunteer Network with Fellow Businesses Involve Others Individuals/Groups/Clubs

30 How You Can Help Pledge Your Financial Support Become a Volunteer Join “Friends of The Strand” list

31 How You Can Help Pledge Your Financial Support Become a Volunteer Join “Friends of The Strand” list Join Our Letter-Writing Campaign Write to: Samuel A. McCullough, Secretary Community & Economic Development 4 th Fl., Commonwealth Keystone Bldg. Harrisburg, PA  Ask him to honor our grant request!

32 How You Can Help Pledge Your Financial Support Become a Volunteer Join “Friends of The Strand” list Join Our Letter-Writing Campaign Contact Local Politicians Stating Your Support

33 How You Can Help Pledge Your Financial Support Become a Volunteer Join “Friends of The Strand” list Join Our Letter-Writing Campaign Contact Local Politicians Stating Your Support

34 The Strand Theater Initiative Help Restore The Strand! Questions? Call


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