• UCLA Using Crowdfunding to Help Fund Flood Repairs

    by Hannah Madans, Staff Writer August 2014

    The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is close to completing repairs to damaged pipe sections under Sunset Boulevard that caused massive flooding on UCLA's campus on Tuesday, city officials said.

  • CC Alums Back Hockey Hire, Fund Locker Room Reno

    by Joe Paisley, August 2014

    The fans weren't the only ones excited by the hire of new Colorado College hockey coach Mike Haviland. The alumni were too, to the tune of between $125,000 and $150,000.

  • Alum Donates $500K to High School Sports Complex

    by Nick Blizzard August 2014

    Eudon Holland, a 1951 Miamisburg grad pledged $500,000 for a campus sports complex. Miamisburg schools recently received donations of $500,000 and $100,000 toward a privately-funded initiative to build a $5 million athletic complex. This graphic depiction is included on a flyer that has been created for supporters. MIAMISBURG - Eudon Holland graduated from Miamisburg High School in 1951, but lived in the city for only a handful of years. A young teen away from his single-parent mother in the post-war era, different families gave him housing and "the town sort of took me in."

  • Bankrupt YMCA of Milwaukee Offered $9M for Properties

    by GEORGIA PABST, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Staff, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel August 2014

    The YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee, which has filed for bankruptcy protection because of its heavy debt, said Friday it had received formal offers to purchase four of its suburban Y's for a proposed total of more than $9 million. The Y also said it had received a letter of intent from Risen Savior Lutheran School to rent and operate part of its school at the nearby John C. Cudahy YMCA, which now runs summer adaptive programs, including the Miracle League of Milwaukee.

  • High School to Sell Long-Dormant Skyboxes for Games

    by Tiffany Holland July 2014

    It's not uncommon for Stephen Magenbauer to get stopped in the street by a stranger to discuss football. He's been Salem High School's head football coach for a decade and is well aware of the high school football enthusiasm that exists in the city. "We are fortunate to play football in a place where it is appreciated," he said.

  • Lottery Proceeds to Help Fund Park Synthetic Turf Install

    by Debbie Kelley - July 2014

    A parent-driven charge to reduce the amount of scrapes and bruises their kids were coming home with is trumpeting victory. By the time school starts in August, a large dirt and rock lot that abuts Gateway Elementary School's playground in Woodland Park School District RE-2 will be a multi-purpose, artificial turf field for school and community use. The Gateway playground, as well as a community playground on school grounds, will be upgraded, all with the help of gambling money.

  • Experienced Fundraiser Looks to Rescue Milwaukee YMCA

    by Georgia Pabst, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel July 2014

    Julie Tolan has spent her career at nonprofit and private institutions working to raise millions of dollars for the arts and higher education efforts. Now she finds herself learning the ropes of bankruptcy as she works with attorneys, the courts and others to help pull the YMCA out of a $29 million hole that nearly sank the 155-year-old Milwaukee institution.

  • Fund Drive Planned for $9M Prep Stadium Renovation

    by Bob Fowler, July 2014

    OAK RIDGE — An ambitious plan to seek community support for a major overhaul of Jack Armstrong Stadium and Blankenship Field kicks off next month with a fundraising concert, attendees at an Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce event Tuesday were told.

  • Community College Scores $300K Naming Rights Deal

    by Jay Tokasz; News Staff Reporter June 2014

    The name of another car dealership will adorn the football and track stadium on the South Campus of Erie Community College. What has been known for years as Jim Ball Stadium now will be called West Herr Stadium under a new naming rights deal reached between the college and the Hamburg-based West Herr Automotive Group.

  • Bill Cosby Concert Seeks to Save Temple Gymnastics

    by Tom Mahon, Daily News Staff Writer June 2014

    LEAVE IT TO Bill Cosby to turn a sad situation into a laughing matter. Cosby will hold a benefit concert for Temple's men's gymnastics program at the Independence Visitor Center at 6th and Market streets, on Thursday, Aug. 15 at 7:30 p.m.