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Arts centre gets $485,000 funding boost

NIAGARA THIS WEEK by Scott Rosts (October 24, 2013) The St. Catharines Performing Arts Centre got a major financial boost on Monday night in the form of two donations. In a special reception, held at Jackson-Triggs Winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake, St. Catharines couple Edward Kendall and Marian Gordon donated $75,000 to the centre, earning them naming […]

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Big donations boost arts centre

THE ST. CATHARINES STANDARD by Jeff Bolichowski (October 21, 2013) The city’s new performing arts centre got a boost worth nearly $500,000 Monday evening. A St. Catharines couple, Edward Kendall and Marian Gordon, donated $75,000 to the facility, along with financial and TV donations worth $410,000 from Cogeco Cable Canada. For Gordon, the donation was […]

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Algoma gives $250K to Arts Centre

THE ST. CATHARINES STANDARD by Don Fraser (August 15, 2013) A new crane towered over the The St. Catharines Performing Arts Centre, as its first corporate gift was unveiled Thursday. Algoma Central Corp.’s $250,000 donation was the centrepiece to a cornerstone ceremony. Algoma president Greg Wight said the donation was made for his company’s 2,000 […]

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Ground broken for Brock arts school

ST. CATHARINES STANDARD by Jeff Bolichowski (May 31, 2013) It was a ceremonial first spark Friday for an arts school Brock University officials vowed will light a fire under St. Catharines’s arts community. The school celebrated Friday with a ground-breaking ceremony at the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, though construction has […]

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St. Catharines hires arts centre builder

Bird Construction wins $41.97-million contract  NIAGARA THIS WEEK by Scott Rosts (May 29, 2013) Another piece of the downtown revitalization puzzle will be back underway this summer, after St. Catharines council officially approved the bid for the performing arts centre. On Monday night councillors unanimously approved a $41.97-million contract with Bird Construction Group. Bird was […]

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