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Local Development Group to Discuss Armory Proposal at Town Meeting

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Local Development Group to Discuss Armory Proposal at Town Meeting

September 17, 2012 - 12:57

New Rochelle Armory

September 17, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 16 2012
New Rochelle New York

Civic Associations to Discuss United Veterans/NR Opera/SOA Plan for New Rochelle Armory

Multiple local Civic/Neighborhood Associations will be conducting a Town Hall Meeting to discuss our Armory options. This month will be the
NR United Veterans/NR Opera/SOA organization with a informational Power Point and Q & A Session. Please extend this invite to ALL
you know.

The meeting will take place in the City Hall Council Chambers at 7:30 This coming Tuesday September 18th 2012
All are welcome.

The NR Veterans have answered the RFP with a Adaptive Reuse of OUR Armory on East Main Street. The Veterans along with Save Our Armory Group have teamed up with NR Opera and are purposing OUR Armory be used for The NR Veterans Memorial Center for the Performing Arts. Included in the proposal is a Veterans Memorial for the 300 War Dead, NR Citizens who were Killed In Action over the years in all conflicts and Wars. New idea of having our NR 9/11 Memorial there as well. The Armory will also have a revolving gallery to include,but not limited to Norman Rockwell,NR Historical and of course NR Military History. There will be one or more beautiful restaurants over looking the sound and The main attraction, a Performing Arts Theatre,Studio and Schools. The arts will include performance,Dance,Visual and Instrumental

The City received the Armory from NY State in 1997 with the promise to upkeep,maintain,serve and use for the citizens of New Rochelle.
It’s YOUR ARMORY, please give the Council and the Mayor your input. Hope to see you there.

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