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POET, POET/DSM Supporting Main Street

By Staff | Apr 5, 2018

HELPING?OUT - Jacob Neff, an team member at POET Emmetsburg, shares a handful of tickets to the upcoming Main Street Community Theater production of “Young Frankenstein to MSC?Director Jackie VanOosbree. The POET Biorefining plant and POET/DSM’s Project Liberty plant are selling advance admission tickets for the production in a special matching funds promtion sponsored by plant managers Daron Wilson and Jason Martin. Tickets will be available at the POET?plant through next Friday, April 13. -- Dan Voigt photo

by Dan Voigt

After learning of a donation by a local service club, two Emmetsburg business have accepted the challenge to help support Main Street Community Theater.

With members of their team involved in a variety of community events and activities, Daron Wilson, Manager of the POET?Biorefinery and his counter part, Json Martin, Manager of the POET/DSM plant, got togehter and came up with a fundraiser to help support the local community theater. Main Street Community Theater was selected as the beneficiary since a POET?Team member, Jacob Neff, is currently involved in the upcoming MSCT production of “Young Frankenstein.”

The premise of the fundraiser is simple. Both the POET and POET/DSM?facilities are selling special “Green” POET admission tickets. to the upcoming productions of “Young Frankenstein”

Show times are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 6-7 and 13-14, and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 8 and 15.

For each ticket sold, up to 130, Daron Wilson at the POET plant and Jason Martin at the POET-DSM plant have pledged to match the $10.00 ticket price for a combined contribution of $2,600.

The public is being encouraged to purchase their tickest for any of the productions at the front desk of the POET plant, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.

“If people cannot get to us, we can deliver their tickets to them in town,”?noted Trish Kiepe of POET. “We actually have a plant employee, Jacob Neff, who is very involved in the theatre and we’re very happy to be able to support this project.”

POET?Green Tickets will be available through 5 p.m. Friday, April 13.

For more infortmation or to order tickets, contact POET?at 712-852-8665