Byrd Theatre raises $16,000

Posted by Iva Radman – email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The new numbers are in and it appears the Byrd Theatre raised about $16,000 following Monday night's fundraiser.

Nearly 1,100 people turned out for the showing of an 80's movie, which was shot here in Richmond.

The Byrd Theatre Foundation's president tells the Times-Dispatch that $25,000 had been raised since vandals broke in back in July.

The non-profit group wants to raise $1 million to upgrade the seats and bathrooms.

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