The historic Liberty Theater, a landmark in downtown Astoria, Oregon, held an open house on Saturday, January 24, to celebrate its 90th anniversary. The event also marked the 10th anniversary of the theater’s grand reopening.
At the anniversary dinner, the Daily Astorian reports that philanthropist Jordan D. Schnitzersurprised guests by announcing he would give $10,000 to bring school kids into the theater.“Schnitzer’s foundation was an early supporter of the Liberty’s restoration. He also was a leader in the drive to restore the Astoria Column and he contributed financially to the creation of the Garden of Surging Waves at Heritage Square.”
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