Burford Renovation Contract Signing

Burford Center for the Arts director Ellen Snell and Eby Construction CEO Mike Grier signed a contract Tuesday for Eby to act as contruction manager of the Burford Theatre renovation. The arts center will receive a $2 million grant from the V.J. Wilkins Foundation over 10 years to ensure the theater is operational by July 1, 2016. The foundation made its first distribution of funds this week.