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Plans For IU Kokomo Fitness Center Move Forward InsideINdianaBusiness.com Report The largest cash gift in Indiana University Kokomo's history is going toward a new wellness and fitness center, which should open next summer. The Milt and Jean Cole Family Wellness and Fitness Center honors the $1.25 million donation from the family. The center will be built in the basement of the campus library.

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June 25, 2012 News Release KOKOMO, Ind. — The Indiana University Board of Trustees Friday (June 22) approved the official name for the IU Kokomo wellness and fitness center, set to open next summer. It will be known as the “Milt and Jean Cole Family Wellness and Fitness Center”, and will house a jogging and walking track, cardio and strength training area, two multipurpose rooms, a health studies classroom, locker rooms, and a reception area. The name honors the $1.25 million gift the Cole family donated for the center, to be constructed in the basement of the Library. This is the largest cash gift in campus history. “I am extremely grateful and appreciative of the Cole family, whose shared vision for this campus makes a facility like this possible,” said Chancellor Michael Harris. “This wellness and fitness center is essential to the future growth of this campus.

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“It will impact thousands of people for years to come with health and educational opportunities as a result of this center,” he added. In addition to Milt and Jean Cole, the family includes Keith and Carmella Cole, and Randy and Candy Cole. They are owners of Cole Hardwood in Logansport.

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Construction on the 20,500-square-foot facility will begin later this year, and Harris expects a grand opening in July or August of 2013. The new center allows opportunities to offer additional allied health majors – such as sports medicine and athletic training – and provides year-round training space for athletes. For more information about the Milt and Jean Cole Family Wellness and Fitness Center and the fundraising campaign, go to http://www.iuk.edu/wellnessfitnesscenter. Indiana University Kokomo serves north central Indiana. Source: Indiana University Kokomo

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