Boman Fine Arts Center Opens in Forest City

The Boman Fine Arts Center in Forest City held its grand opening to an overflow crowd of 700 on October 15, 2018. The $10+ million facility is now Forest City’s premier entertainment center offering a 625-seat performance hall and art gallery.  The city received financing from multiple sources for the 30,000 s.f. facility including two $1 million USDA pass-through loans from Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association (WCTA) and Heartland Power Cooperative which were prepared by Ripple Effect staff.