The Goebel Family Star Lumber Charitable Foundation is giving $17,000 to help keep a Friends University custom going.
The gift will be utilized around the brightening of the college’s notorious clock tower, a convention that began in 1998. Companions commonly lights up its clock tower amid the Christmas season, yet every so often it leaves the lights on showcase all through the early piece of the year.
Before now, the college has paid the expense of showing lights on its Davis Administration Building clock tower. This is the first run through the activity has been giver financed, Friends says.
The tower will be lit amid a function on Wednesday.
About 13,000 lights are utilized to light Friends’ 148-foot-tall clock tower. Supplanting the lights commonly obliges five or six days of work.
The clock tower lights have been on presentation consistently since 1998 aside from 2009 when a hail storm harmed the tower and the top of the college’s Davis Administration Building.