John Barnhart
Pictured are Sara Braaten, director of the Bower Center, Don Jones, a member of the property committee for Wharton Society/Bower Center, Dr. John Bower, Clif Coleman, of Coleman-Adams, Fred Duis, president of Wharton Society, Philip Brown member of the Wharton Society/Bower Center Board.
Bower Center begins makeover

    Dr. John Bower, whose donation made the Bower Center for the Performing Arts possible, came to Bedford, Friday, for a groundbreaking ceremony that kicks off a major renovation for the building.

     The renovation project will build a new front to the building and add an elevator, improving handicapped access and new restrooms.
    Fred Duis, president of the    Wharton   Foundation, opened the ceremony.