Malco breaks ground on family entertainment center

Staff reports

Malco Theatres, Inc., a fourth generation entertainment company founded in 1915, held a groundbreaking ceremony, July 26, on its newest project slated to open in Gonzales in the fall of 2012. The Family Entertainment Complex (FEC) will include the first new bowling center built in La. during the past 20 years. Malco has been in the bowling business in Baton Rouge and Lafayette since the late 1950s and currently has 29 movie locations in five states outside of La.

Malco Theatres, headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., is a family-owned and operated company. Malco operates 317 screens at 29 locations in five states across the Mid-south.