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News Coverage Options for Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center Gala weekend Sept. 9-12

Contact: Darryl Bridges, Harry Logan or Angela Crosland at 843.661.1220


What:  Francis Marion University will offer a tour, press kit and video opportunities (information from briefing embargoed until Sept. 9, 2011) for the media prior to opening night of the Center’s grand opening in downtown Florence. 

Where:  The FMU Performing Arts Center is located at 201 S. Dargan, Florence, S.C., 29506  The Center is located in the heart of the Florence Downtown Arts and Cultural District and can be easily reached from Interstates I-20 or I-95. 

When:  Thursday, Sept. 1 and Tuesday, Sept. 6 from 2 -3:30 p.m. 

Who:  Laura Sims, director of the FMU Performing Arts Center, will be available to answer questions about the opening weekend and the Center. 

Why:  A decade of planning, fundraising and construction has brought the dream of a performing arts center for the region to fruition. We want to ensure you have as much information as you need prior to the event given the fact that it will be a challenging weekend for both you and the FMU Public Affairs staff. 

Media Visuals: The exterior and interior of the Center will be made available.




Last Published: September 2, 2011 1:53 PM
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