Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – Renovations of the former Don H. Bottum University Center are continuing and a special event is in the works for Homecoming 2019 to showcase the newly-christened Northern Center.
Jess Jones, Director of Donor Relations at NMU, and Elizabeth Peterson, Sales Manager for the Northern Center, joined the Sunny Morning Show today for Wildcat Wednesday to talk about the Green & Gold Gala that will give attendees a chance to see the new facility up close and enjoy an evening to supports students at the university.
Jones said the event is happening Saturday, September 21, 2019 and will benefit the NMU Flexible Aid Fund, which is used to help students with urgently needed financial resources so they can stay in school when unanticipated expenses threaten their education.
Peterson talked about the complete renovation of the building into a state-of-the-art conference and banquet facility, and how the progress of the project is coming along so far.
She also outlined the timeline for the project and the expected date of full completion later this yer.
Jones said the gala is open to all who wish to take part and support the Flexible Aid Fund and to join in for a fun evening of Wildcat spirit during Homecoming 2019.