$100,000 Grant Spurs Next Step In Restoring Astra Theater

JASPER (NNDC) – The Dubois County Community Foundation this morning announced the award of a grant totaling $100,000, the largest of its kind given by DCCF which will be used for the ongoing expenses of a refurbished Astra Theater. The announcement was made this morning at the historic downtown theater.

The more than 70-year old theater has been closed for more than 12 years. Money will still need to be raised to purchase and renovate the building. Estimates have been more than $1 million.

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