September 23, 2023


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Theater props, household furniture, mics thrown absent

GALESBURG — Following District 205 went thoroughly distant and the renovation of Galesburg Higher School began in 2020, pretty much the entirety of the higher school theater department’s stock — its furniture, costumes, props, microphones and projectors — was moved out of the auditorium and into two storage containers positioned in the parking whole lot.

Now, two years later and as the renovations are around entire, an believed 50% of that theater department’s inventory has absent missing.

Nancy Dillard, who directed Galesburg Large School theater division for the previous 17 years and is the new president of Theater Boosters father or mother fundraising club, furnished that estimate and valued the missing merchandise concerning $10,000 to $20,000. 

Dillard reported she believed the theater division has suffered a “total loss” of the household furniture it has obtained via the many years by district resources, workers purchases and dad or mum fundraising.