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Real Estate Agency Moves Downtown

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4-3-14 Mel Foster1 4-3-14 Mel Foster2The Galesburg branch of a regional real estate agency which had long established itself in a building on Henderson Street, has now moved officially to downtown Galesburg.

The Galesburg-Area Chamber of Commerce yesterday helped Mel Foster Real Estate cut the ribbon on their new home at Main and Kellogg Streets, in the former Orpheum Theatre ticket office.

Orpheum Hoping for Additional Fundraising

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Orpheum TheatreThe Knox County Civic Center Authority Board is hoping additional fundraising can put the Orpheum Theatre in a better financial position.

The group’s fundraising committee met yesterday to discuss strategy when improving the organization’s revenue structure.  Yesterday’s meeting covered topics such as a broader donor base, corporate donors, and legacy gifts made to the venue.