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Dominion donates $2M toward theater renovation

Friday - 12/21/2012, 8:12am  ET

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Dominion Resources Inc. will contribute $2 million toward the renovation of the Landmark Theater in Richmond.

In return, the stage at the performing arts center formerly known as the Mosque will be named the Dominion Stage.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that the donation was announced Thursday evening.

The $50 million renovation will new restrooms, fire alarm controls, faƧade repairs, emergency lighting, roofing work, box-office and office improvements, new elevators and concession areas, as well as seating and theater-system upgrades. It's scheduled for completion in 2014.

Dominion Resources is a Richmond-based energy company and the parent firm of Dominion Virginia Power.

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Information from: Richmond Times-Dispatch, http://www.timesdispatch.com


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