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The Friends of the Coronado Unveils the Theater’s Restored Marquee Sign
The Friends of the Coronado unveils the theater’s restored marquee sign

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – The Friends of the Coronado , along with Illinois State Representative Maurice West (D-67) is inviting the community to celebrate the unveiling of the fully restored Coronado Theatre Marquee. The ceremony occurs at 5:00 p.m. Friday, prior to the grand reopening event of Friday Night Flix. Other activities, staring at 6:00 p.m. will be presented by RAVE. The movie “The Croods a New Age” follows at 7:00 p.m.

According to the organization, the marquee has been fully restored with impeccable restoration standards. It was repainted and equipped with all new mechanical systems, and updated with LED technology. 2,808 LED light bulb fixtures were installed to replace the outdated bulbs. The new technology adds additional energy efficiency and brings back the 1927 historical appearance,

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Friends of the Coronado

Our mission is to champion the historic Coronado Theatre, a time-honored symbol of civic pride, as a performing arts center and community asset for all to use and share. Friends of the Coronado is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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324 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61101

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Friends of the Coronado Foundation
P.O. Box 1976
Rockford, IL 61110

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