FREEDOM HILL AMPHITHEATER WILL CONTINUE

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Macomb county may have recently voted to eliminate its administrative staff at Freedom Hill County Park -- but according to Joe Bellanca, programming manager at Freedom Hill Amphitheater, that venue is not closed as a result of that decision and will continue to operate as it has since 1999 via Hillside Productions. The latter has a contract for the amphitheater area with Macomb County and Bellanca believes that county officials and the board of commissioners will live up to and honor all of its obligations under that contract.

Bellanca claims that Freedom Hill intends to have another full summer concert series in 2009.

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