Greensburg, PA (February 7, 2018): Westmoreland Cultural Trust, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and owner/operator of The Palace Theatre, is pleased to welcome Peoples Natural Gas as the outer lobby naming rights partner of the historic downtown Greensburg theatre.  Peoples is the largest natural gas distribution company in Pennsylvania and serves approximately 740,000 customers in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Kentucky.

“We are thrilled to be partnering with Peoples Natural Gas.  Their history of service and commitment to the community and the arts strongly aligns with Westmoreland Cultural Trust’s mission of preserving and enhancing our region’s assets,” said Mike Langer, Westmoreland Cultural Trust President. “Their partnership helps ensure the viability of the theatre and our economic and cultural contributions to the county.”

Annually, The Palace Theatre hosts more than 175 events, nationally renowned celebrities, bands and touring shows.  These activities draw approximately 82,500 guests to Westmoreland County, contributing more than $10.08 million in total economic impact on the community.

“Peoples proudly supports organizations that positively impact our region’s economic development and benefit the communities we serve,” said Luke Ravenstahl, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Peoples. “The Palace Theatre certainly does both. We are excited to announce our partnership and look forward to welcoming thousands of guests to the theatre for the wonderful programing managed by the Westmoreland Cultural Trust.”

Peoples has been providing natural gas service in western Pennsylvania for more than 130 years with a dedication to improve the lives of its customers and to help build long-term economic growth for the regions it serves.  The company continually supports many worth-while causes, important community projects and deserving organizations.


About Westmoreland Cultural Trust:
Westmoreland Cultural Trust is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to stimulate cultural and economic development in the Westmoreland County region, to promote the performing arts; preserve and enhance the region’s assets for the benefit of the community.  Visit us on the web at


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Greensburg, PA 15601


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The Palace Theatre has been a major force in Westmoreland County’s cultural scene for generations. Opened September 2, 1926, as the Manos Theatre, The Palace Theatre today hosts the widest variety of live entertainment in the area in a beautifully renovated 1369-seat facility, located across from the county courthouse.
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