Contact Us

LEPAA Raises Over $47 Million Dollars for Performing Arts Center

kfyo.com

The Lubbock Entertainment Performing Arts Association announced on Wednesday a major milestone. In less than a year of fundraising, LEPAA has raised over $47 million dollars. According to a press release from the organization, reaching the mark will now allow the City of Lubbock to transfer land and allow for the design phase to begin.

Additionally, reaching the $45 million mark allows for the design phase to begin. LEPAA is moving forward with their master developer, Garfield Public/Private, LLC, to design and construct the center.

“We couldn’t be more excited to have reached this important milestone. Our momentum continues to build and now we can begin design and create the look and feel of the building,” said LEPAA Board Chairman Tim Collins.

As a privately funded project, LEPAA’s performing arts center campaign has been the recipient of both corporate, foundation and individual gifts.

Suddenlink joins a long list of project donors with a gift of $10,000 presented in today’s announcement, bringing the total dollars raised in less than a year to $47.6 million.

“It is a great day when Suddenlink can support an initiative like this on the local level. The wonderful addition that the performing arts center will be to the cultural arts district just goes to show what we can accomplish when Lubbockites come together,” said Suddenlink Marketing Manager Alona Beesinger.

LEPAA has a goal of raising $85 million dollars for construction costs and another $30 million for endowment. You can visit lepaa.org for more information.

More From KFYO

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kfyo.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on News/Talk 790 KFYO quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on News/Talk 790 KFYO quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!