Town Presents $165G to Landmark for Programming, Improvements

Landmark on Main Street received a $165,000 check presented by Town of North Hempstead officials earlier in June. 

The money will go toward sponsoring Landmark's upcoming programming and performances as well capital improvements, officials said.

“Supporting Landmark on Main Street not only adds to the rich culture of our entire Town, but also gives the surrounding area an economic boost,” said Supervisor Judi Bosworth, in a statement. 

“Landmark on Main Street and Port Washington make for a wonderful destination that offers visitors great entertainment and a warm and hospitable downtown environment,” she added.

 The Town of North Hempstead will be contributing $150,000 to Landmark on Main Street for capital improvements, including a new stage, movement of stage lights and purchase of new house lights.  These improvements will begin during the summer and will help kick off the new season of performances on Oct. 11.

North Hempstead's Business and Tourism Development Corporation will provide $15,000 to Landmark Street for programming, making the town a partner of performing arts for the upcoming season.

Accepting the check on behalf of  Landmark on Main Street was the organization's executive director, Sharon Maier-Kennelly, and its director of development, Ilene Silberstein. 

 "Landmark on Main Street is so grateful for the Town of North Hempstead's support,” Maier-Kennelly said.  

“Thanks to the town's generosity as a true partner in the performing arts, we are able to offer diverse and exciting programming each season," she added. "We can't wait to invite our community back next fall to enjoy the phase I enhancements in our beautiful theater made possible by the Town's support for capital improvements." 

Landmark on Main Street is a not-for-profit community center that works to engage and enrich the lives of residents in the local communities and Port Washington area through concerts, speaking engagements, dance performances, and performing arts.



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