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Theatre schools and Vancouver Board School unite to repair Carleton School House

Vancouver, BC  - A formal announcement will be made on Tuesday, September 13 about a new partnership between one of Vancouver’s premier educational theatre companies and the Vancouver School Board.

 The event will feature information about the launch of Green Thumb Theatre’s new capital fundraising campaign and their plan to repair and inhabit one of Vancouver’s most treasured heritage building, the Carleton School House.

 The School House was ranked first on Heritage Vancouver’s list of Top 10 Endangered Sites in the city. The new partnership is a symbol of how heritage advocates, arts organizations and educational institutions can come together in an effective and mutually beneficial partnership.

 The announcement will include speeches from VSB Chair Patti Bacchus, Green Thumb Theatre Artistic Director Patrick McDonald and Heritage Vancouver President Donald Luxton among others.

 Following the announcement, there will be a media availability to individually interview speakers.

 

Event Details

 What: Green Thumb Theatre Campaign to Save Carleton School House Kick Off

Where: Front steps of Carleton School House, 3250 Kingsway @ Joyce Street

 Date/Time: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 10:45 am

Parking information: Parking is available on the street on Mackinnon, just off 41st Avenue and close to the school

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