The following individuals and businesses support the restoration of the DeWitt Theater to be used as an entertainment venue.  With the County's concurrence, endorsers also support the DeWitt Community Complex's vision of restoring the old senior center as a community/arts center, the auditorium as an event center, and the swimming pool to create a new community hub.

Paula Celick, 2022 McCann Award Recipient
Daniel Berlant, Former Auburn City Council member
Auburn Senior Center
Placer Artist Tours
Placer County Board of Supervisors
Auburn State Theater
Michael Otten, past president of Placer County Historic Society
Stewart Feldman
Dean Prigmore
Mike Holmes, Auburn City Council
Frank Ordaz, Art Gallery Owner
Music and More, Kay and Michael Coder
Robin Enos, (Portuguese Pirate) Auburn Journal Columnist
Susan Rushton, Auburn Journal Columnist
Sharon Watson Hamilton, former AAUW president
Native Sons of the Golden West, Auburn Parlor
Native Sons of the Golden West, Historic Preservation Foundation
Daniel Sebby, Military Historian
Rosie Wohlfomm, Auburn Journal Columnist
Trish Grenfell, Auburn Journal Columnist
Janet Nicholson, Nicholson Blown Glass
Mary Pat Fenney, licensed Social Worker
Placer County Historical Advisory Board
Linnsey Dolson, Linnsey’s Cleaning Service
Tom Beattie, past PC Prosecutor of the Year
Stacy Graham, President of the Gold Country Rotary
Michael K. Murphy, Architect
John Downs, KAHI’s Newcastle Radio Show Host
Glenda Freeman, Skin Care
Ray Thompson
Christine Turner, retired Placer County Agriculture Commissioner
Kay Fegette
Renee Berg
Charlene Messner, Art Curator for the Auburn Beecher Room
Elinor Petusky
Ed Weiss and Barbara Gerletti-Weiss
Ken Geil, Geil Engineering
Dan Grumley, Ramp Green Group
Tom Buscovik
Fred Yeager, Placer Land Trust Board of Directors, and retired PC Planning Director
Mike Lynch, Placer County Historical Foundation and retired California State Parks Ranger
Bob and Carolyn McElhany
Harriett White, retired District 3 Placer County Supervisor
Placer County Historical Society
Sandy Amara, Auburn City Council / Attorney

John Marin, former "Mayor of DeWitt"
Jim Ferris, Auburn Recreation District Board of Directors and Management Consultant
Scott Hollbrook, Auburn Recreation District Board of Directors and President of Keep Smilin’ Inc
Auburn Sunset Rotary
Rachel Radell-Harris
The Armrod Foundation
Gerda Percival
Auburn Hardwoods
Denise DiMiceli, retired Executive Director Auburn Senior Center
American Association of University Women (AAUW), Auburn Chapter
Soroptimist International of Auburn
Jennifer Smith, Bowman School Music Teacher
Jeanne Lease, Financial Advisor at Edward Jones
Auburn Winds Concert Band
The Stage, Lincoln theater group
Placer Youth Orchestra
Placer Community Theater

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Troops and civilians entertained at the DeWitt Theater.

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Preserving some of the more significant structures at DeWitt should be a priority as its World War II heritage provides Auburn with an important part of American History. I wholeheartedly support the mission of the DeWitt Community Complex.
Sandy Amara


For more information, to get involved or join our mailing list, email preservedewittlegacy@gmail.com.