The proposed Fox Performing Arts Center is in danger of not becoming a reality. Fundraising has fallen far short of the $500,000 that West Dundee leaders requested of the man proposing to redevelop the former Zeigler's Ace Hardware store.
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Rick Browne has until Monday to raise $500,000 in seed money in order to realize his vision of turning an abandoned West Dundee hardware store into a regional performing arts venue. But barring a miracle, it doesn't appear Browne will reach that deadline, as he's only raised $121,000, an amount has the village president questioning whether the board should continue its partnership with Browne.