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Complete The Broad Theater Project

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This town has waited years for this project to be completed. The project is now a hazard and is an eyesore for the town. Charles Ebersole has given no public updates recently and has not been transparent at all around the projects progress. This town deserves better.

 

Timeline:

2004- http://articles.mcall.com/2004-04-20/news/3543802_1_elk-associates-broad-theatre-valley-theater

"The Broad Theatre in Souderton, in danger of closing last month after its owner defaulted on a $350,000 loan, will remain open for business under an agreement of sale to a borough investment company.

Charles Ebersole, president of Souderton-based real estate investment company Suburban Equities II, said Monday that his company will take over a sheriff's sale bid for the movie theater and two other properties formerly owned by Wanda Kerver."

2009- "Plans for the project were given conditional final approval in June 2009"

2010 -http://www.montgomerynews.com/articles/2010/08/03/souderton_independent/news/doc4c58e3ba23ead051919682.txt

"The Broad Theater in Souderton is one giant step closer to once again opening its doors after Souderton Borough Council approved an agreement Monday evening that will cover the theater’s gap in funding through a $500,000 loan"

2011- http://www.montgomerynews.com/articles/2011/01/09/souderton_independent/news/doc4d234173421f7007216174.txt
"Sometime this year, although the exact date is unknown, Souderton's Broad Theater will be reborn."


2011- http://www.theintell.com/news/local/theater-plans-to-make-its-debut-soon/article_ff921744-2a26-54a8-9e8b-aa70fbd3bdbf.html

""We'll hold a Christmas party there," joked one Montgomery County official"

2012-http://www.theintell.com/news/communities/north-penn/broad-theater-renovations-under-way/article_d4b8e902-1b0c-51e9-b94e-ee9447431002.html

"Walking through the gutted Broad Theater in Souderton, there remain echoes to its past of silent movies and vaudeville acts."

2013- http://www.theintell.com/news/communities/north-penn/broad-theater-project-in-souderton-hit-snags-still-progressing/article_9417fa9f-41e6-5257-87d8-93466dad7357.html

"But they’ve run into a number of problems that have pushed back the opening of the multimedia event complex."

2014 - 

"A Jan. 18, 2014, comment on the posting asked if there has been any progress on raising the $3 million. As of Feb. 18, it had not received a response.

Charles Ebersole, president of Eastern Diversified Services and the head of the Broad Theater revitalization project, was not available for comment Feb. 18, his office said."

(http://www.montgomerynews.com/articles/2014/02/19/souderton_independent/news/doc530430c1d01d3841916683.txt?viewmode=3)


You know they once said the movie theater would be a part of the rebirth of Souderton & Telford. (http://www.thereporteronline.com/article/RO/20030408/NEWS01/304089993

We deserve better.



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