Well, it’s hard to believe it’s been more than a year than the tornado ripped through downtown Elmwood, but it’s been a remarkable recovery, to say the least. The Palace Theater opened to the public on July 29th, 2011 with a showing of the movie, “Cars 2″. The previous Wednesday was a special screening for [...]
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Construction to repair the roof will start on December 6th. The seats are being removed from the theater to facilitate the repairs. If you would like to volunteer to help the seat removal, please let me know. The roof repair is estimated to take 6 to 8 weeks. Keep in mind that donations are still [...]
There’s been some reports of people attempting to purchase a seat/brick, by dropping off payments at the Elmwood Community Bank. In order to purchase a seat/brick, you must call the Palace office at 309-742-8586. In the event that you have dropped off a payment there for a seat/brick, please contact the bank and have them [...]
I found this in the Home Shopper this week: Help Us Rebuild! Call Now to get your name on the list to reserve a brick or seat with your name on it! Brick $100. Seat $150. 1 FREE Admission for 1 year with Seat Purchase! Call 309-742-8586 for details.
The American Disabilities Act Representative from Springfield, visited the Palace Theater today and deemed the existing structure (with some small changes) acceptable for restoration. In the past, the restrooms were an area of concern. Most were worried that they would have to be brought up to code. This is now a non-issue. “I’ll see you [...]
Due to demand we’ve added several sizes and colors available for pre-order. The black shirt is currently in stock in Large and Medium. All other orders (including those for white & gray shirts) are expected to come around July 8th or July 9th. New sizes include – Youth Small – Youth Medium – Youth Large [...]
T Shirts are now available to pre order online here: Save The Palace Black T Shirts The first batch should be done by the end of the week for shipping/pickup. If you would like to buy this t shirt in white (black lettering) or gray(black lettering) email me at the email below: If there are [...]
Official Save The Palace Theater Committee Formed An official committee has been formed to help in the efforts to save The Palace Theater. The committee members are as follows: Micki McCarthy John Woodcock Bill Seipel Shelly Brodine The purpose of this committee will be to centralize the community’s efforts to save the Palace Theater. Any [...]
The first of many fundraisers has a date set and you can see the details and purchase advance tickets here: Fundraiser At Woppers Come on Out!
If you would like to make a donation online, you can do so here: Donate Now! To Mail In A Donation: Make the check payable to: Save The Palace Theater And mail the check to: Elmwood Community Bank P.O. Box 717 Elmwood, IL 61529 Get out your wallets!! This new skylight isn’t going to fix [...]