Welcome back Friends,
Every year we feel that each season that passes will be a tough one to top, and I am excited to say we feel that the 2019/20 season at the Boca Grande Community Center will be no exception. We are presenting two symposiums, the Global Migration Symposium and the American Revolution Symposium – both with a very prestigious speaker line-up. In addition to new excursions, study groups, and entertainment, the Friends of Boca Grande will be rolling out some other new changes!
Thanks to many generous donors, we were able to reach our fundraising goal to support the upgrade of our Auditorium, featuring all new equipment that is sure to benefit all who use and enjoy the space. These upgrades include: all new power and data control systems for wireless control of stage, house, and lobby lighting and video sources, a professional theatrical lighting system, 4K video distribution throughout the Auditorium, Woman’s Club Room and Special Interest Rooms, a 4K UHD Phosphor Laser Projector, and new stage dressings. The Friends are also introducing a new SMS text notification feature.
We plan to use this outlet to send you reminders for programs that you are attending, program updates and even reception RSVPs. To opt-in, simply text the word “FRIENDS” to 941-964-0827, and don’t forget to save us as a contact in your phone! You can opt-out at any time by replying “STOP.”
Last but not least, in the spirit of growth and improvement, the Friends office is getting a much needed paint job and facelift – so be sure to stop by to get your tickets and see our fresh office space!