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Save the Towne Cinema

A project in Watertown, WI by John Bendall

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Help preserve the art of the independent theater! Save the Towne by donating money to buy 2 digital projectors when film dies in July.
Backers: 576
Average Pledge Per Backer: $126

Funded: $72,432 of $70,000
Dates: Mar 8th -> May 7th (60 days)
Project By: John Bendall
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This is IT!

May 6th - via:
Thank you so much to everyone that has already pledged using this site, or to the 1,000's of people that donated to the campaign by throwing money in the jar or attending any one of our several events.  We have come so close to the finish line and... (Read More)

Wisconsin companies highlight the potential and pitfalls of Kickstarter

May 3rd - via:
It’s getting to be crunch time for the Towne Cinema in Watertown. The theater has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help it replace two of its three screens with digital projection systems. As of 2 p.m. Friday, it had raised about $55,000 of its $70,000 goal with four days left to go. But general manager Matt Sampon told me earlier this week that he’s confident the theater will make its goal. (Read More)


April 23rd - via:
This is it.  This is the final push to get where the Towne Cinema is being forced to go.  We want everyone to know how much you mean to us.  If you gave $1 or $5,000 we know that you care about us.  If you wanted to help us make our mark there... (Read More)

Thursday, March 21st!

March 21st - via:
We just wanted to take a moment to let everyone know how we are doing and what our current situation is.  There has been a phenomenal outcry of support for us and our beloved theater!  We truly feel so blessed for having customers and family that... (Read More)

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