Columbia resident splurges for kids to see ‘The Little Mermaid’
COLUMBIA, Miss. (WDAM) - One Columbia resident gave back to his community in a unique way.
Robert Cosby invited the community to watch Disney’s recent release of “the Little Mermaid” at the Marion Theater.
Cosby funded the event for more than 100 people to attend the show and get snacks this morning
All of the children who attended also left with a Little Mermaid doll,
Cosby called the event a “Mer-mazing day.”
“I wanted it to be a day just for the community to come out, enjoy a movie in like that real-premiere, cinema experience and there was no better place to do it than in my hometown theater,” Cosby said. “I’ve always wanted to do stuff like this and seeing the people line up, seeing them look happy and then being able to do it in the theater I grew up going to is like icing on the cake.”
Cosby also had door prizes and handed out posters to those who attended the event.
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