Chicago Tribune – TribLocal.com – St. Charles
By Audra Sybert
Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley Awards Capital Improvement Grant to Fox Valley Repertory
The grant will help reduce long-term costs and increase the capabilities of lighting designs on stage. In addition, the Performing Arts Academy’s Youth Ensemble will benefit from specialty lighting and a more dynamic presentation. The acquired dimmers have a life span of 10 to 15 years.Fox Valley Repertory is pleased to announce that the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley is awarding a capital improvement grant in the amount of $3,450 for the purchase of ten dual dimmer cards to improve stage lighting needs.
The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley is a non-profit philanthropic organization that administers individual charitable funds from which grants and scholarships are distributed to benefit the citizens of the Greater Aurora Area, the Tri-Cities and Kendall County Illinois. The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley is located in Aurora, IL; more information can be found at their website www.communityfoundationfrv.org/.
Fox Valley Repertory (FVR) is a not-for-profit performing arts company based in St. Charles, IL dedicated to entertaining, enriching and educating lives in the Fox Valley Area. As the largest, professional arts organization in the area, FVR strives to present outstanding productions and provide exceptional education programs through the FVR Performing Arts Academy.
Fox Valley Repertory at Pheasant Run Resort is located at 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL. Financial support helps provide for scholarships, operational expenses, and new programs such as a new play project planned for this summer; to subscribe, donate, or volunteer, please contact Scott Piner at 630/443-0438 or visit www.foxvalleyrep.org for more information..