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Windstream completes $75,000 pledge for SBU entrance
BOLIVAR, Mo. — Windstream Communications Inc. presented the final payment in a $75,000 pledge to Southwest Baptist University June 6.
The donation was for construction of the Jim Sells Front Entrance, a single entrance to the university on Springfield Avenue that was completed in 2008, and a fence near the edge of SBU’s property along Springfield Avenue and Aldrich Road.
“We are pleased to participate in this project,” said Dave Davis, a Windstream account executive. “Our relationship with SBU has always been strong, and we look forward to continuing that relationship.”
“We appreciate Windstream partnering with us on this and other projects that benefit not only our SBU family but the entire Bolivar community,” said SBU President Dr. C. Pat Taylor. “The new front entrance has given a clear definition to entry into the SBU campus. The plan is now to continue the fence along Springfield Avenue and a portion of Aldrich Road to provide a clear distinction to the perimeter of the SBU campus.”
Photo cutline: Dave Davis, left, an account executive for Windstream Communications, presents a check to Southwest Baptist University President Dr. C. Pat Taylor that completes Windstream’s $75,000 pledge for the front entrance and fence construction. Jason McMillen, a Windstream account executive, is at right.
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