The Fischer will never go dark, so long as we have our friends. When you join the Friends of the Fischer you become a part of a meaningful group that supports the operational and programming goals of the Fischer Theatre. Your tax-deductible gift ensures that generations to come will fall in love with the Fischer as it continues to be a light in Downtown Danville.

We offer multiple levels for the Friends program with corresponding friend perks at each level. Your Friends of the Fischer membership is renewable annually.

The Vermilion Heritage Foundation is a 501(c)(3) and tax deductible to the full extent of the law. Thank you for your support!


Thank you for your love and support of this community treasure.

Spotlight Donors

The Duncan Family

Dr. Wes Bieritz and Marcia K. Thomas

Marquee Level

Vickie Petricka

Richard and Pat Doyle

Mezzanine Level

Newfoundland Club of America

Dr. Stephen and Cindy Nacco

Marilyn Blanton

Anker Florist

Nancy and Jack Martin

Bowers Tree Experts

Bill and Marilyn Satterwhite

Orchestra Level

Christopher and Jeanne Dunn

Keith and Cindy Cunningham

Eleanor Rome

Gardner and Cindy Peck

Jack Martin

Ron Ward Family

John and Patricia Bowers

Lon and Nancy Henderson

Anonymous Donor

Sara Snyder

Michael J. Blackwell

Bruce and Cheryl Lutes

DP Supply, Inc.

David and Dee Ann Ryan

Souza Financial Group

Offutt Development, Inc

Paul and Cheryl Rome

Lon and Nancy Henderson

Bill and Chris Lucas

The Skovran Family

Gardner and Cindy Peck

Dr. Stephen and Cindy Nacco

Leora Clark and John Clark

Balcony Level

Dwain and Jennifer Dixson

Richard Brazda

Scott McMillin

Tom Carter and Celeste Widolff

State Representative Mike Marron

Toni Stone – State Farm Agency

Jacqueline Lacy – Vermilion County State’s Attorney

Paul and Lisa Strain

Illinois National Guard

Diane M. Carlton

Dr. Alice Marie and Darrel Jacobs

James L. Wolfe

Michael & Kaylie Andrews

John and Pat Bowers


Michael and Kaylie Andrews

Main Floor Level

Ashton and Jared Greer

Lawrence Fitz

Miranda Shake

Simphi Lenover

Steve and Jean Wheeler

Mike Denhart and Penny McConnell

Tim Scarlett

David and Sam Sanders

The Laurys

Gregory M. Thatcher

Terry Lake

Don and Heather Marrow

Barbara Bailey Kessel

Martin Bailey

Luanne Freed

Amy Chrisman

Lynette Morris

Barbara Wright

The Hack Family (Joe, April, Michael and Wyatt)

Greg and Deborah Chrisman

Jennifer Cravens

Ann W. Collins

Jim and Mary Toy

Amber and Anders Braaten

Tom and Linda Harrigan

Jan Patterson

Robert and Mary Bruett

Betty J. Hall

Jean M. Beck

Bill and Cheryl Pickett

Alan Woodrum

Lobby Level

Alan Ellis

Angi Hoess

Maxine Pulver

Willard Blanton

Nora Price

Robert and Gwen Wilson

Russell Kile

Samuel Sanders

Connie L. Damery

The Warfield Family

Debbie Andrews Bryant

Steve, Debbie, and Amelia Cordle

Bruce and Becky Stark

Mark and Marty Lindvahl

Robert and Gwen Wilson

Frank and Angi Hoess

Alan Ellis