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Story Theater Company Receives 2018 Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau Community Grant

Story Theater Company (STC), a non-profit children’s theater located in Ames, will produce “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr” as part of its 2017-2018 season. The mission of STC is to provide theatrical opportunities for children and youth in the Ames area by providing educational workshops, performance roles, and a positive interaction with artistic adult mentors. “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr.” will be performed June 15 & 22 at 7:00 p.m., and on June 16, 17 and 23, 24 at 2:00 p.m. at the Ames City Auditorium. Tickets are available in advance or at the door. Grant funds will be used to offset costs for costumes. For more information, visit

About the Ames Convention & Visitors CYtes of Ames Community Grant Program:
The Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau awarded $92,000 in funding on behalf of their Community Grant Program to assist local businesses and organizations in promoting and implementing 31 special events and programs in the Ames area for 2018. Each grant was awarded according to its intent to attract new visitors to the Ames area, enhance visitor experiences and improve the quality of life for area residents. With this latest addition of grant recipients, the Bureau’s Community Grant Program has awarded more than $630,000 to help fund nearly 254 events and projects throughout the area since its establishment in 2007.

For more information about the Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau Community Grant Program, contact:
Jean McBreen
Resource Management
Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau

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