Prairie Event Center whittles down debtSupporters of the Prairie Event Center continue to whittle down the debt on the project.
Supporters of the Prairie Event Center continue to whittle down the debt on the project.
In recent weeks the debt-elimination campaign grew $1,320 – one by an anonymous donor of $1,000 on behalf of a memorial for the late Diane Bergquist.
Supporters also received three $100 donations, two of which were first time donors; one anonymous and the other by Charles and Mary Betterman and the other by Evelyn Larson; along with a $20 memorial on behalf of Jack Anderson.
“We are continually looking for people willing to give their fine support toward the Event Center by a donation, pledge or gift,” said Gerry Freudenberg, Event Center chairman.
To encourage more Event Center usage, the Parkers Prairie City Council recently approved a one-half reduction in room rentals at the center. This includes anyone who has given to the original building campaign or now the debt-elimination campaign.
“Anyone who has given $100 or more, or wishes to donate up until the end of 2011, when our debt-elimination campaign ceases, will be eligible for the one-half room reduction,” said Freudenberg. “After our debt-elimination campaign ends in 2011, you will have two years, until December 31, 2013, to take advantage of the one-half price reductions on the room rental.”
Supporters are seeking more donations to reach their goal of $250,000 so it can be matched by Lloyd Paulson. Donations are tax deductible. For more information, call (218) 338-4115.