Foundation News – November 2016

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November 7, 2016

Numerous generous donations have been coming in for both the Lewis W. Newlan Educational Fund and the Bob Lyons Scholarship Fund. Current donations for the Newlan and Lyons funds are $30,253 and $32,560, respectively. The RCI Convention Student Participation Fund currently has $5,200. The Foundation board is developing the process to distribute the funds to worthy college students studying engineering, architecture, and construction sciences. Initial distributions are expected to begin in 2017.

The RCI Foundation's new website.
The RCI Foundation’s new website.
The RCI Foundation’s website is getting a facelift, with an assist from Tara Wilson, executive assistant to James R. Birdsong, CEO. The website now features a more modern look, easier navigation, student sponsorship galleries, and a handful of back-end features that improve the foundation’s ability to communicate with supporters.

The RCI Convention Student Participation Fund currently has $5,200.

For more information about year-end gifts or what you can do to help, please visit the RCI Foundation website or contact Rick Gardner, RCI Foundation Development Officer, at 919-859-0742 or rcif@iibec.org.