Alex McLaughlin, Chair of the Friends of the Blue Committee, said, “We are excited to use this high tech mechanism to raise money for this wonderful old treasure.”
Kickstarter is a crowdfunding mechanism which uses the reach of the internet to give donors a safe way to back a project. It is an all-or-nothing approach where the project receives no funds if the goal is not met. Donors “pledge” using their credit card and the amount is only deducted if the full amount of the goal is pledged.
The fundraising goal for this effort is $25,000. This amount should complete the funds needed for Phase II of the stabilization and restoration process when matched with grants.
Please join all the ‘friends of the Blue’ at the CVB on Sunday, March 1 from 4-6 pm for light refreshments, a rousing good time, and lots of pledges to the Kickstarter campaign.
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