Ben Vander Kooi Jr.

Ben Vander Kooi Jr. is an attorney and DFL activist from Luverne in Southwestern Minnesota. He is President of Blue Mound Area Theatre, the non-profit organization which is restoring the historic Palace Theatre built in 1915 as an all-hemp vaudeville theater and later converted to a movie theater. He also serves on the Council for Arts and Humanities in Rock County, and is a former President of Green Earth Players. He is a Life Trustee of Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and served as President from 1996 to 1997. He has served two non-consecutive terms on the Minnesota State Arts Board, and most recently as Chair from 2000 to 2002.

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Ben Vander Kooi Jr.