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ERRY ALUMNI AND FRIENDS HAVE CONTINUED

OUR GREAT TRADITION OF GIVING over the past six months

with gifts and pledges exceeding $1.6 million. The bulk of that, $1 million, was designated for scholarships and work. In addition, gifts for the Steven J. Cage Athletic and Recreation Center have moved us very close to our $32.5 million goal, and numerous in-kind gifts have provided everything from livestock and land to vehicles and computers. One thing remains consistent – every gift, regardless of size, has a positive impact on students’ lives. Berry College is grateful for your dedication and kindness to our students, and we are pleased to report on the following gifts and new pledges of $10,000 or more that were made from Sept. 1, 2010, to March 15, 2011. George I. Alden Trust, $54,000 to help establish the Library Learning Center John E. Allen (57H, 61C), $25,000 addition to the 1961C Gate of Opportunity Endowed Scholarship Anonymous, $29,000 for the general fund

Anonymous, $100,000 to create the Berry College Visual Arts Endowed Scholarship and $100,000 to establish the Visual Arts Enhancement Fund for new equipment and renovations. ARAMARK Corp., $29,851 gift for the general fund Craig K. and Catherine Bleakley, $100,000 in-kind gift of a quarter horse Leon M. Bryan (51C), $50,000 for the Steven J. Cage Athletic and Recreation Center Bryson Foundation Ltd., $10,000 to increase the John R. and Margaret W. Faison Endowed Scholarship Charles A. and Gwyn Chesnut, $10,000 gift for the general fund Chick-fil-A Inc., $205,034 to increase the Chick-fil-A Scholarship and a $12,000 inkind gift of a vehicle Daniel Foundation of Alabama, $10,000 for the Alabama Gate of Opportunity Endowed Scholarship and $10,000 to support the Daniel Founda­ tion Gate of Opportunity Expendable Scholarship John Nichols Elgin (81C), $10,000 in support of the general fund William H. Ellsworth Foundation, $20,000 for the William H. Ellsworth Gate of Opportunity Expendable Scholarship

Elster Foundation, $12,500 addition to the Elster Foundation Endowed Scholarship John and Mary Franklin Foundation, $10,000 for the John and Mary Franklin Foundation Gate of Opportunity Expendable Scholarship Richard and Barbara Gaby Foundation, $25,000 to support the general fund Georgia Foundation for Independent Colleges Inc., $16,572 for the general fund Yvonne Linker Hall, $10,000 addition to the Lil Dorton Endowed Scholarship Karen Holley Horrell (74C), $50,000 to support top college priorities Michael Lancaster, $18,269 inkind gift of computer equipment Lee Jones Lance (53C), $80,000 charitable gift annuity to ultimately support the Steven J. Cage Athletic and Recreation Center Clifford (98C) and Amelia Lipscomb, $10,000 gift and an additional pledge of $16,000 to support the Clifford A. and Amelia M. Lipscomb Endowed Scholarship Bowen H. and Barbara Mote (61C) McCoy, $100,000 for the 1961C Gate of Oppor­ tunity Endowed Scholarship

Milton A. Morgan (51C), $12,500 to establish the Milton A. and Frances P. Morgan Gate of Opportunity Expendable Scholarship Peter M. and Tamara Musser, $50,000 addition to the Becky Musser Hosea Memorial Scholarship Bettyann O’Neill, $10,000 to establish the William A. and Elizabeth Sadowski Endowed Scholarship with a $10,000 match from the Lipscomb Challenge Smithson Builders, $14,293 inkind gift of vehicles Tom E. Spector (74A), $110,000 in-kind gift of land Steve and Lisa Fanto (76C) Swain, $50,000 to support student-operated campus enterprises J. Ronald Thornton (61C), $25,000 addition to the 1961C Gate of Opportunity Endowed Scholarship Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation, $35,000 addition to the Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarship Kathryn M. Wingo, $12,000 addition to the Jeff Wingo Memorial Endowed Scholarship C.B. Wright (73C), $15,926 in additional support for the Steven J. Cage Athletic and Recreation Center

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