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Campaign Passes $100, 000 Mark

Worthington Campus
Jim Smalley, executive director for the Minnesota West Foundation, announced that the capital campaign for the Center for Health and Wellness on the Worthington Campus of Minnesota West Community & Technical College has passed the $100,000 mark towards the goal of $400,000 for the renovation and new building of the facility. 

As of today, the following individuals and businesses have committed to support the project (pledged or donated dollars in parentheses):  Dorothy Nasers ($45,000); Worthington Federal Savings Bank ($37,500); Todd & Lorna Kruger Family ($10,000); First State Bank Southwest ($10,000) Pepsi of Pipestone ($10,000); Jim Nickel ($1,000); Nickel & Associates ($1,000); Adrian State Bank ($1,000) and the State Bank of Lismore ($1,000).

“The support from our community friends and neighbors has been outstanding in this beginning phase of our campaign to support the students and programs of Minnesota West Community & Technical College Worthington Campus,” said Smalley.  “Our volunteers and the staff at the college who have been working on this fundraising project have worked hard to get the campaign off to a great start.”  The campaign will continue with naming opportunities for those businesses and people who want to give larger dollar amounts.  All donations are greatly appreciated towards the project and will be recognized inside the new Center for Health and Wellness. If people have questions or want to give towards the project please contact the Minnesota West Foundation at 507-372-3475.

The Minnesota West Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization which believes in affordable and accessible educational opportunities for students.  Because of this belief and commitment to education, the Minnesota West Foundation provides funding for scholarships and development opportunities for the students and staff at Minnesota West Community & Technical College. Included in these donations are donations of equipment or supplies which support programs or bequests which can make sizable impact on the students at Minnesota West Community & Technical College.