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Ride Like An Egyptian fundraiser canceled

The Egyptian Theatre is scheduled for an expansion and renovation that includes adding air conditioning to the nearly 90 year old theatre, on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 in DeKalb.
The Egyptian Theatre is scheduled for an expansion and renovation that includes adding air conditioning to the nearly 90 year old theatre, on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 in DeKalb.

DeKALB – The Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb has canceled its Aug. 15 Ride Like an Egyptian fundraiser because of COVID-19.

The bike ride, which has been held by the theater for over 10 years, has been a fundraiser for the nonprofit with hundreds of riders participating each year, according to a news release.

“The Egyptian is disappointed to cancel the ride, but felt the safety of the riders was of the utmost concern,” the release states.

Anyone wishing to donate to the theater and to keep up to date on the latest information regarding all Egyptian Theatre events can visit the website at www.egyptiantheatre.org.

The Egyptian Theatre, at 135 N. Second St. in downtown DeKalb, is owned and operated by Preservation of Egyptian Theatre Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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