Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Voting for Calumet Theatre roof funding continues through Jan. 31

CALUMET -- Voting for the Calumet Theatre Pepsi refresh project has been extended for the month of January 2011. If the Calumet Theatre receives the most votes in the month of January, it will receive a grant in the sum of $250,000 to be used to replace the roof on the Theatre. All votes in the previous month are not carried over to the next month.

The Pepsi Refresh Project awards grants to causes and organizations that receive the most votes in a month. Grants range from $5,000- $250,000. A new round of voting began on January 1st and continues through January 31st. You may cast your votes daily in the ARTS AND CULTURE $250,000 project category listed as "Save a Magnificent, Historic Theatre."

Three votes are allowed per person per day. You may cast your vote at the Pepsi Refresh web site (, through your Facebook account, a Twitter account and by cell phone with text message code # 104720 to Pepsi (73774).

To receive a daily reminder and a link to forward to others who would like to vote, send an email to

More information, as well as a YouTube link to our project, go to You may also contact Calumet Theatre Executive Director Laura Miller at (906) 337-2166.

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