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In The News: Westerly Business Community Commits Support To The United

In the News: Westerly Business Community Commits Support to The United

From The Westerly Sun – January 30, 2019

Business expo builds momentum for United Theatre project

By Nancy Burns-Fusaro / Sun staff writer

WESTERLY — The United Theatre is $83,500 closer to reaching its $12 million goal to complete renovations on the Canal Street building following a lively business expo held Tuesday night in the space that aims one day to be the region’s “mini Lincoln Center.”

“Westerly is on fire tonight,” said a jubilant Lisa Konicki at the close of the event, which attracted hundreds of people and gained donations and pledges ranging in size from $1,000 to $10,000 from local residents and businesses.

“I am so incredibly proud of our chamber of commerce for taking a leadership role and our small business community for their incredible generosity,” said Konicki. “The momentum and energy was amazing … what an awesome kickoff.”

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