Rees reaches halfway point in initial fundraising push

Randy Danielson, a member of the Rees Committee, which is organizing efforts to restore and repurpose the Rees Theater in downtown Plymouth, speaks to the crowd during “An Evening of R & R” at The Brass Rail, 225 N. Michigan St., on Thursday evening. The event also served as a celebration of the restaurant’s renovated bar area.
Shawn McGrath
Staff Writer

A push to raise funds to save a downtown Plymouth landmark is about halfway toward its goal, and local officials are optimistic they will reach the level needed to qualify for a challenge grant.
Organizers behind the restoration and repurposing of the Rees Theater promised to give an update on the project during an event dubbed “An Evening of R & R” on Thursday evening.
“The update is – we need your money,” Randy Danielson said, sparking laughs from the crowd of about 60 in the recently renovated bar area of The Brass Rail, 225 N. Michigan St. “Thank you very much and good night.”
Read more about this in Friday's edition of the Pilot News.

Help solve a mystery
If you know the location of the art deco decorations that once adorned the Rees Theater, or if you know their fate, contact Denny Bottorff at 261-1407 or Randy Danielson at 286-2391.