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Dec/Jan CommUnity Zone Newsletter

Updates
From the Director – Lewisburg in Lights Update


Support the Campus Theatre

New Partnership with Pennsylvania Interfaith Power & Light
Upcoming Events


Lewisburg in Lights

See Lewisburg in Lights!
Ongoing

Wax Monk – Experimental Sound & Lights
Sunday, December 27, 2pm

From the Director – Lewisburg in Lights Update


Our latest immersive light project, Lewisburg in Lights, is already providing an uplifting experience for all who come to Lewisburg. Our hope is that it has helped the businesses thrive against the odds. We know how important it is to support the livelihoods of local artists and businesses we love, particularly during this time of economic hardship. With the global outbreak of COVID-19, amongst the hardest hit are small businesses, restaurants, theatres and museums.
 
I want to thank the following people who have joined me on this amazing journey of bringing light to Lewisburg: Ellen Ruby, Scotta Magnelli, Paula Myers, Lynne Ragusea, Ellison Strosser, Steve Gibson, Andy Seal, Chip Facka and Heath Hansum for their combined artistic vision, and to the many who have supported us along the way with their donations.
 
In addition to the lights, we are providing music and performance.  Our first performance, streaming live is Wax Monk: An experience of Sound Immersion and Projections in which to reflect, relax and restore, featuring the immersive dome of sound and light. This exciting experience will be performed  in the beautiful downtown Campus Theatre with Andy Seal and friends. This exciting performance is scheduled to be held on the 27th of December at 2 pm.  

We are excited to begin the second phase of Lewisburg in Lights – an ongoing project – to further explore ways to enhance the experience of coming to our town, and invite all members of our community to join our creative Light Brigade as we imagine new and interesting ways to bring light to our beautiful town. No idea is too big or too small. The more players we have the better it will be. Please join us!!!!!

Contact Cynthia Peltier at peltiercynthia4@gmail.com to get involved.

#lewisburginlights #smallbusinesses #socialresponsibility #communityengagement #covid19 #shopsmall #communityzone #campustheatre #downtownlewisburg


Sincerely,
Cynthia Peltier
Director

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Lewisburg in Lights


This is an ongoing event – take a drive or a stroll through Lewisburg – it's beautiful!
Learn more at Lewisburg in Lights.


Photo by Daniel Hyde, Chair of the Lewisburg Photography Club


Photo by Steve Gibson, Creature/Feature Design

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Wax Monk


For more information visit our Facebook Event Page


 

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Support the Campus Theatre

This holiday season support your Campus Theatre in TWO UNIQUE ways, and give the gift of a memory that will last for generations! To raise much-needed funds during this unprecedented time, we are pleased to present "It's A Wonderful Life." Graciously donated by award-winning local Artist, Sandy O'Connor, this original is being offered for the first time with ALL proceeds going to The Campus Theatre. This holiday season preserve cherished memories while helping to preserve our future!

Bid on the ORIGINAL or PURCHASE a LIMITED EDITION GICLÉE Print! And we'd like to say an extra special THANK YOU to our friends at Brushstrokes Gallery, Art Supplies, and Framing for their generosity in custom framing for the ORIGINAL ARTWORK!

Visit our website here for more information!

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New Partnership with Pennsylvania Interfaith Power & Light


It is with great pleasure that we announce a new partnership with Pennsylvania Interfaith Power & Light. PA IPL is a statewide community of congregations, faith-based organizations, and individuals of faith responding to climate change as an ethical and moral issue, through advocacy, education, energy conservation, energy efficiency, stewardship, and the use and promotion of clean, renewable energy.

Founded in 2010 PA IPL is the Pennsylvania affiliate of Interfaith Power & Light, a national religious response to the threat of climate change. The new Executive Director of PA IPL may be a familiar face though; David Heayn-Menendez has been living in Lewisburg since 2014. He currently serves as the Borough Council member for the 3rd Ward in Lewisburg and previously taught at Susquehanna University.

The organization takes climate change as a moral issue and one that demands an immediate and ongoing response, especially in the Frontline communities most impacted by climate change. PA IPL is therefore committed to climate justice and David plans in 2021 to create Lewisburg as a distribution center for PA IPL's Creation Care Program in the Northern Tier. This program includes tree planting, the removal of invasive species, and much more.

We are excited for this new partnership, the great work PA IPL will do for our community, and the communities the organization will help create connect throughout the region.

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Advisory Committee:
Scotta Magnelli, Elise Nicol, Helen Nunn, Elayne Sobel, Patti Urosevich

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