Friends of the Goss Opera House nears final fundraising goal  (Audio)

January 30, 2020
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.—The non-profit Friends of the Goss Opera House (FOG) announced one final fundraising push today that will allow them to finish renovations of the 130 year-old building and get it re-opened this summer.

FOG Executive Director Missy Sinner gave reporters a renovation update this morning….….

That major boost comes in the form of additional donations from the Watertown Development Company and the Watertown Area Community Foundation.

Chris Schilken leads the Development Company…..

Jan DeBerg is with the Community Foundation….

The Goss has so far raised $4.25 million of its $4.75 million fundraising goal, and Sinner says they hope to reach the finish line in March.

If you’re interested in donating to the Goss Opera House campaign, visit or call Missy Sinner at 605-868-1556.