Solvang Theaterfest lately obtained $50,000 from Montecito Bank & Trust to support in its ongoing capital marketing campaign, coined IMAGINE! Building the Future, which goals to lift $4.7 million for the renovation of the ageing Solvang Festival Theater.
In a present of appreciation, the Theaterfest introduced that it’s going to rename its Patron Backyard Stage to incorporate the financial institution’s identify.
“We’re honored by the generosity of Montecito Financial institution & Belief,” mentioned Chris Nielsen, Solvang Theaterfest board chair. “They’ve been great companions on this mission and have supported so many different companies and causes right here within the Valley.”
Up to now, the marketing campaign has reached 59% of its fundraising objective to deal with ageing infrastructure, and enhance accessibility, technical functionality and viewers facilities, a Theaterfest spokesman mentioned.
“Solvang Theaterfest is a beloved landmark in the Valley, offering distinctive cultural enrichment for all North County residents,” mentioned Janet Garufis, chairman and CEO. “It’s really a one-of-a-kind outside venue beneath the celebs, and we’re extremely lucky to have this stage that not solely showcases nationally acknowledged artists however, additionally, helps crucial fundraising and academic efforts for a number of different native nonprofits.”