Lowell Milken Center building complete, prepares for grand opening

Submitted by: Dani Gardullo, 223-9991, [email protected]

2015 Lowell Milken Center Expansion

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FORT SCOTT, KS – December 7, 2015- The Lowell Milken Center’s expansion has neared conclusion as the building located at 1 South Main Street has been fully constructed.  This new exhibition hall will provide 6,000 square feet of exciting exhibits. The Grand Opening is in May, although the building may be toured now. The new Hall of Heroes will be located at the site of the major fire in Fort Scott in 2005. The new exhibits will feature the great stories of the past museum, such as Irena Sendler, and also new enhanced exhibits. The Center expects tourism to double over the next few years.

We offer a special VIP media tour of the building, just contact us at your convenience.  You will be invited to the grand opening, but now is your opportunity to get an advance look at the outstanding museum.

Since its establishment in 2007, LMC has reached over 1,150,000 students and 9,000 schools in all 50 states, with increasing global reach. In addition, LMC’s Fort Scott headquarters have hosted visitors from every state and 78 countries, demonstrating the worldwide application of its mission.

About the Lowell Milken Center:

The Lowell Milken Center (LMC) discovers, develops and communicates the stories of unsung heroes who have made a profound and positive difference on the course of history. Through project-based learning, people throughout America and the world learn that each of us has the responsibility and the power to take actions that “repair the world.”  Visit www.lowellmilkencenter.org to learn more.

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