Bows For Texas And North Carolina
Cinemark Marches 19
Into Sherman, Asheboro
PLANO, Texas Cinemark USA announced in July it
is planning spring 2003 openings for two new facilities:
a Sherman, Texas, 12-plex and a 7-plex at Asheboro, N.C.s
12-plex, expected to be Shermans largest multi when
completed, will be located at the 50,000-square-foot Sherman
Town Center retail complex.
all-new Asheboro 7-plex will replace the 5-plex Cinemark
currently operates at the mall, and will be nearly double
the 5-plexs size.
two multis will share a number of attributes, including
art-deco design emphasizing reds and golds, stadium-style
seating (with 48-inch rows and a 16-inch height difference
between rows) and online ticketing at www.cinemark.com.
currently operates 3,104 screens at 278 sites worldwide.
Year of Program
Illinois NATO Picks
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. NATO of Illinois announced
Sept. 5 that it had awarded a total of $2,000 in college
scholarships to theatre employees demonstrating exemplary
scholastic achievement, work ethic and leadership qualities.
Theatres Sylvia Ligeza, a student at the University
of Illinois, received a $1,000 scholarship. Five-hundred-dollar
scholarships were awarded to Classic Cinemas Fred
Uebele, who attends Philadelphia University, and Value
Theatres Andrew Behrendt, enrolled at Grinnell College.
is the third year of the associations scholarship
$50,000 Awarded To
ANGELES NATO of California/ Nevada announced in
September the winners of its 2002 NATO $50,000 annual
recipients, who were selected based on promotion to management
positions and response to an essay question, will each
receive a $5,000 college scholarship.
is very gratifying to the association to be able to support
these bright, young men and women, as they prepare for
their futures and that of our country, said Milt
Moritz, president and CEO of NATO California/Nevada.
California/Nevada NATO scholarship recipients are:
David Baldridge, REG Edwards Fresno Stadium 21, Fresno,
M. Beard, Century Theatre Rancho Santa Fe, Las Vegas;
Inez Calderon, Premiere Cinemas, Hollister, Calif.;
Carter, Sierra Cinemas, Grass Valley, Calif.;
Marie Chludzinski, REG Edwards Mira Mesa 18, San Diego;
Lee, REG Edwards Rancho Santa Margarita, Rancho Santa
Martinez, Signatures Manchester Stadium 16, Fresno,
J. Petrin, Centurys Rancho Santa Fe 16, Las Vegas;
Chiem Saephan, REG United Artists Emery Bay 10, Emeryville,
Sanchez, Landmarks Act 1 & 2, Berkeley, Calif.
YORK Cinemark USA head film buyer John Lundin will
be honored with the Al Shapiro Distinguished Service Award
at ShowEasts Oct. 12 closing awards gala, it was
announced by organizers on Aug. 6.
to joining Cinemark, Lundin, a 30-year industry vet, held
positions at Cannon Pictures, Litchfield Theaters, United
Artists Theatres, Columbia, MGM/UA and Buena Vista.
distinguished service award each year honors an individual
who has bettered the motion picture industry.