Work on CMU's Stedman Hall Underway: Renovation Aided by $1M Mabee Foundation Grant

Excerpt from article featured in The Fayette Advertiser

The single largest renovation project in Central Methodist University’s 163-year history – in size, scope and price tag – is now full speed ahead after the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation approved a $1 million challenge grant for the Stedman Hall of Science project.

The Tulsa, Oklahoma-based Mabee Foundation recently informed CMU President Roger Drake of approval of the Stedman Hall grant request. The University has until June 30, 2018 to raise an additional $2.4 million to secure the grant. “This is the most exciting part of any campaign,” Drake said. “We have the end in sight. When we successfully meet the Mabee challenge, we will be able to pay the entire cost of the renovation without any borrowing or any draw from our endowment.

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American Cancer Society Aims to Raise Funds by Year's End for $11.5M Hope Lodge Nebraska

Excerpt from article featured in Live Well Nebraska

The American Cancer Society on Thursday will begin the public phase of its fundraising campaign for the Hope Lodge Nebraska, now under construction at 8030 Farnam Drive.

The lodge will provide free, long-term lodging for adult patients who travel more than 40 miles to Omaha to receive cancer care. An assessment by the cancer society and four major health centers indicated that an estimated 9,200 patients each year travel such distances in order to receive treatment in Omaha, pointing to the need for the facility.

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