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Community turns out for Historic Ironwood Theatre

 

Ian Minielly/Daily Globe

ROWS OF donated items by area businesses line tables at the Memorial Building in Ironwood. The local area movers and shakers bought nearly 300 tickets to keep the theatre going and bringing talent to the area.

By IAN MINIELLY

iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - "The Historic Ironwood Theatre is very important to local business and is crucial for a community to have a cultural place like the HIT," are the words Tom Williams, theatre board president, used to describe the importance of the HIT to Ironwood.

"The theatre is an anchor point in the downtown area. For businesses looking to open or move to Ironwood, the presence of the HIT is key to getting them to Ironwood," said Williams. So, for four years in a row the theatre has held a fundraiser to generate money for its operational budget.

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