Below is a breakdown of the three-day community preview event hosted by Regal Entertainment Group at its new Barkley movie theater. More than 23,500 moviegoers attended the $2 ticket days, with proceeds going to local charities:
$97,000 is being donated to local charities:
Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County = $30,000 donation
Extend a Hand = $ 29,000 donation
Bellingham Food Bank = $ 38,000 donation
“We at Regal recognize that a movie theater is a special gathering place for the community. It’s a place where people come together. That’s why we took the opportunity during this grand opening to give back to the community while letting crowds of moviegoers come experience the all-new Regal Barkley Village Stadium 16 IMAX & RPX,” said Rachel Lueras, Regal Entertainment Group Marketing Manager, in a news release.
First-run films include The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in both the RPX and IMAX formats.
The Regal Treatment – Enjoy free popcorn & soft drinks with paid admission Dec. 14- Dec. 20.
Additional details are available at REGmovies.com/grand-openings.