Gift announcement spurs celebration

A late afternoon Nov. 11 announcement and celebration of a $4 million gift from the John E. and Margaret L. Lane Foundation and Margot Lane drew UCCS, CU and community dignitaries to the first floor of Dwire Hall.

The donation to UCCS and Peak Vista Community Health Centers will assist in the construction of the Lane Center for Academic Health Sciences on North Nevada Avenue.

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Photos of the event are below.

Sally Hybl, representing the Peak Vista Community Health Centers Foundation, encourages continued support of UCCS and Peak Vista.
Sally Hybl, representing the Peak Vista Community Health Centers Foundation, encourages continued support of UCCS and Peak Vista.

 

Margot Lane and BJ Scott
Margot Lane, left, and BJ Scott of the Peak Vista Community Health Centers Foundation, listen to an explanation of what will take place in the Lane Center for Academic Health Sciences.

 

CU President Bruce Benson and his wife Marcie
CU President Bruce Benson and his wife, Marcy, listen to details of the newest UCCS building project.

 

Margot Lane addresses the crowd
Margot Lane addresses the crowd to explain her passion for Colorado Springs and senior health care.

 

Audience members applaud the announcement of the Lanes’ gift.
Audience members applaud the announcement of the Lanes’ gift.

 

Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak speaks at the Lane Donation Announcement
Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak announces the Lanes’ gift.

— Photos by Tom Kimmell

See a YouTube video produced by UCCS IT Media Services explaining where the building will be located:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_T44EruMxE

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