McKendree Presents thanks our sponsors, donors and funders for their generous support of our programs and mission.


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This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.


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Bank of Edwardsville Logo


Hilton Garden Inn Logo

Official Hotel Sponsor


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Ameren Illinois Logo

Generously supported this season with a grant from Ameren Illinois


Additional Sponsors

McKendree University

Friends of the Hett

The George E. McCammon Memorial Distinguished Speaker Series (Sponsor of National Geographic Live!)

Mathis, Marifian & Richter (Sponsor of The Second City)

Mr. Frank Spreng and Mrs. Jane Spreng (Sponsor of Dhoad Gypsies of Rajasthan)

David, Lynn, Jerry and Sharon Cornell (Sponsor of The Midtown Men: Stars from the Original Cast of Jersey Boys)

TheBank of Edwardsville (Sponsor of The Midtown Men: Stars from the Original Cast of Jersey Boys)

Doug Phillips and Associates and Jan Phillips (Sponsor of Jaimee Paul featuring trumpeter Leif Shires)

Country Financial (Sponsor of Jaimee Paul featuring trumpeter Leif Shires and Cirque Éloize: Saloon)

Dr. Delbert L. Harris and Mrs. Mary J. Metzger-Harris '62 (Sponsor of Imago Theatre: FROGZ)

Allison Cassens Early Childhood Development and Dr. Linda Cassens (Sponsor of Imago Theatre: FROGZ, Aquila Theatre: Frankenstein and Third Coast Percussion/Arts Education)

Robert and Grace Renner Welch Endowment (Sponsor of Aquila Theatre: Frankenstein)

Mr. Allen P. Cain (Sponsor of "We Shall Overcome" - A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.)

George Obernagel '78 (Sponsor of Third Coast Percussion)

Betty H. Ford and the late Col. William Ford (Sponsor of Cirque Éloize: Saloon)

Together Wee Grow (Sponsor of tenThing)

Mr. Randy Wells (Sponsor of Paul Taylor Dance Company)

The Arts Midwest Touring Fund (Sponsor of Paul Taylor Dance Company)

The Illinois Arts Council (Sponsor of Paul Taylor Dance Company)

The Crane Group (Sponsor of Paul Taylor Dance Company)