Two Theaters That Need Your Help

posted by Ross Melnick on October 3, 2002 at 8:02 am

WASHINGTON, DC — We received the following email today from the Avalon Theatre Project seeking volunteers to help them organize and reopen their classic movie house:

Now that construction has begun at the theatre (!) we are in need of volunteers to work on a variety of initiatives. If you are interested in volunteering in any of the following areas, please let us know.

We desperately need help with:
1. Fundraising
2. Event Planning
3. PR/Publicity (press release writing, etc.)

Also, so we don’t flood your list serve with e-mails, we would like to invite you all to join the ATP-Forum list serve. You can join at

Thanks and look forward to seeing you at the movies!

To volunteer, please contact Jennifer Kaplan at .

PASADENA, CA — The Friends of the Raymond Theatre are now within less than $2000 of its goal needed to fight the owners of the former movie and concert venue who want to gut the building and erect condominiums inside the shell of the palatial theater.

The “Friends” have been given an additional week and a half by their legal team to raise the remaining funds. Gina Zamparelli, who heads the organization, desperately needs your help. Any amount (no matter how small) is welcome and can be easily submitted using PayPal and sent to .

(Thanks to all of you who can help save this beautiful theater.)

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