Release Date: August 18, 2016 Contact: Martin Howe
Community Relations Specialist
City of Clarksburg to Announce Results of
Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center Economic Impact Study
Clarksburg, WV – The City of Clarksburg and West Virginia University will release the Economic Impact Study for the Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center on Harrison County on Wednesday, August 24th at 9:00 AM inside City Hall – Council Chambers.
The Economic Impact Study, prepared by West Virginia University College of Business and Economics, will be presented by John Deskins, Ph.D., Director of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research.
City Manager Martin Howe stated, “The renovation and restoration of the Robinson Grand is a great opportunity for the area to embrace the arts and expand on cultural events from an economic impact side as well as improving the entertainment and adding to the quality of life.”
The Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center is one of North Central West Virginia’s largest economic development projects. Located in Clarksburg’s Central Business District, the Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center is undergoing a complete renovation and restoration with an opening slated for Spring 2018. Join us on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 9:00 AM to learn more.