MANITOWOC – The community is invited to attend the official dedication of the Schmitt Brothers Stage beginning at noon July 15 in Two Rivers’ Central Park.
An integral part of Central Park West 365, a $1.6 million project to upgrade the city’s most significant public space, the Schmitt Brothers Stage will honor the famous champion quartet.
“It was in this very park that Two Rivers welcomed their hometown heroes after they won the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America (SPEBSQSA) title in 1951,” said former Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt, son of the quartet’s lead singer. “If the quartet were alive today, they would be thrilled to hear the harmony of this wonderful celebration and see this city coming together to create and enjoy this beautiful park.”
Two Rivers City Manager Greg Buckley added: “We are very pleased to work with the Schmitt family on this project and delighted to honor the quartet for supporting their…