Three Rivers given $3.5 million gift

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Daily American Republic

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- A pledge of $3.5 million to the Three Rivers Community College Foundation was announced Wednesday.

The anonymous donation is earmarked for the construction of a new building, said James Wolpers, the foundation's executive director .

The building under discussion is a distance learning center that will allow those who can't attend classes on campus educational opportunities.

The donation represents the largest single gift to the foundation and the college in their 35-year history.

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