Uptown Theatre Honors to take place Sept. 17

The 2nd Annual Uptown Theatre Honors will take place Saturday, Sept. 17, at 8 p.m. (with a wine-and-appetizer reception beginning at 7 p.m.), at the First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre, 221 First St. NE, Mount Vernon. The event will honor Jay Gunn, Hugh Lifson, Dick Peters, Don and Judy Stine and Laura Werkman, and will include tribute speeches, live musical numbers, and much more.

“This community owes a lot to those people who have tirelessly contributed to Mount Vernon and Lisbon’s quality of life through their work in the performing and visual arts,” said Trude Elliott, spokesperson for the group. “These are the people that continually make our community a great place to live, work and visit, and with this event we hope to thank all of them for their good work.”

A limited number of $20 tickets for the event are available through a special reservation line set up for the event. To reserve tickets, patrons are asked to call (319) 535-2030. Further information about the event is available at (319) 558-9202 or through email at trudejoelliott@aol.com

This event is being organized with the help and support of the First Street Community Center and the A-Go-Go Fundraising Team., and is sponsored in part by the Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Development Group.