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News & Events in 2008



ARTICLE:  Andra Bryan Stefanoni: Pittsburg awash in cool stuff to do » The Colonial Fox Foundation plans an outdoor showing of “The Polar Express,” a movie based on the beloved children's book, from 6 to 8 p.m...
November 30, 2008

ARTICLE: Community Foundation awards $107,000 in grants-- The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas awarded a record $107,000 in grants during a celebration Monday evening at Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium...
Tue Nov 11 2008 05:48:27 GMT-0600 (Central Standard Time)

ARTICLE: $1500 raised for restoration of Colonial Fox Theater » Colonial Fox Theater President Vonnie Corsini deemed Friday night's first major event for the historic theater a success...
Sep 14, 2008

EVENT: Festival on Broadway and First Annual Rocky Horror Picture Show – rain caused venue to shift to Old National Guard Armory.
September 2008 

ARTICLE: Threat of bad weather doesn’t deter turnout at Colonial Fox festival
The Colonial Fox Theatre Foundation Festival on Broadway wasn’t — on Broadway, that is...

Sat Sep 13 2008 05:24:04 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)

ARTICLE: Events promote restoration » The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO...Colonial Fox Foundation president Vonnie Corsini is the first to acknowledge that she ought to be focusing on the bricks and mortar part of ...
Sep 7, 2008

ARTICLE: Little Balkans Days celebrates heritage of Southeast Kansas...
August 30, 2008

ARTICLE: Colonial Fox Theatre Foundation announces ‘Art on Broadway’ The Colonial Fox Theatre Foundation is accepting artist entries its first “Art on Broadway.”
Sun Aug 17 2008 04:36:36 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)

ARTICLE: Colonial Fox Theatre gets grant; With the Colonial Fox Theatre getting closer to its construction and renovation goals, Vonnie Corsini said it was time to take a look at the theater, and the Colonial Fox Theatre Foundation's infrastructure...
Sat Aug 16 2008 04:30:52 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)

EVENT: Contract with architect signed for work on roof and tuckpointing.
July 2008 

ARTICLE: CFT receives grant for fall festival; The Colonial Fox Theatre received a mini-grant this week, but it won’t go toward building up the walls or the building’s interior.
Fri Jul 11 2008 05:32:14 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)

ARTICLE: BACK IN TIME; Joel Rhodes, Ph.D., loves spending time in the past...
Sat Jun 21 2008 07:49:01 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)

ARTICLE: Commission discusses declaration, Fox funding-- In a relatively short meeting of the Crawford County Commission on Friday, commissioners signed a proclamation declaring Crawford County a disaster area after the storms of June 4...
Sat Jun 7 05:46:39 CDT 2008

ARTICLE: Colonial Fox receives survey results; The results are in, and the Colonial Fox Theatre has its place in Pittsburg.
Fri May 16 2008 03:50:53 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)

ARTICLE: Recognition deserved for area grant recipients; This past week or so, southeast Kansas was fortunate to receive more than $1.1 million in grant and loan funds...
Sun May 11 2008 05:30:37 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)

ARTICLE: Colonial Fox receives grant; Only five Kansas projects were approved for the maximum $90,000 Heritage Trust Fund Grant this year...
Fri May 09 2008 05:14:20 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)

ARTICLE: Pittsburg survey envisions restored Fox theater as movie house...That's what a recent survey of more than 400 Pittsburg residents said they would like to see happen at the Colonial Fox Theatre downtown...
May 26, 2008

EVENT: 88 Candles Birthday Bash
March 2008 

ARTICLE:Art-house cinema, concert destination or some other purpose may be in store for Pittsburg's historic Colonial Fox Theatre...
Mar 12, 2008

EVENT: Receive $90,000 Pritchett Family Trust grant ($30,000 in 2008 and $30,000 in matching grants for 2009 and 2010)
March 2008 

EVENT: The Colonial Fox Theatre is placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
February 2008

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