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Georgia Theatre Cinema for a Cause

Georgia Theatre Cinema for a Cause
"This is a great opportunity for the community to give back to local charities and have fund while doing so" Esther Sheppard Interim Executive Director of the Southeast Georgia Chapter of the American Red Cross

Georgia Theatre Company Announces the 11th Annual Cinema for a Cause (formerly “Film & Food for a Cause”) charity event to raise money for area charity groups in their local communities.

St. Simons Island, GA., August 29, 2014 – Georgia Theatre Company is pleased to announce the 11th Annual Cinema for a Cause (formerly “Film & Food for a Cause”) event to be held on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at all thirty of their theatre locations throughout Georgia including three locations in Florida, South Carolina, and Virginia.

Customers are encouraged to come to the movies on Sunday, September 21, since 100% of all admission tickets, concession purchases, and extra donation bowl money will be donated to local charity groups chosen by each theatre staff in their markets.

American Red Cross will receive proceeds from participating theatres in Pooler, St. Simons Island, Hinesville and Brunswick.

Local restaurants and area retailers are invited to participate by giving out coupons or other promotional items on event day at the theatre locations; interested parties should contact Ms. Ansley Scoville, Advertising & Promotions Manager, Georgia Theatre Company, for details.

Last year’s event raised over $141,000 and to date this unique event has allowed Georgia Theatre Company to donate over $778,400 to local charity groups over the past ten years.

Advance tickets (regular pricing for all movies) for the event will be available at participating theatre locations beginning at 6pm on Tuesday, September 16 through event day, Sunday, September 21.

About Georgia Theatre Company

Georgia Theatre Company is a fourth-generation, family-owned business specializing in movie theater exhibition. The company, headquartered on St. Simons Island, Ga., is one of the 20 largest theater circuits in the United States. Georgia Theatre Company operates 314 auditoriums at 30 locations in Georgia, Florida, South Carolina and Virginia.