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Support New Turf on the Football Field

Big Blue players and coaches are committed to getting back on top of the CCIW. A turf surface will help attract and retain the quality of student athlete into our program that we need to continue the heritage of Big Blue football and build new chapters of success.

It will also provide a durable venue for other athletic teams as well as intramurals. Lighting will enable Millikin to fully leverage the functionality of a turf field into the nighttime hours. Imagine the atmosphere at a Millikin-Illinois Wesleyan night game!

The Workman Challenge

Gary L. Workman, Millikin Class of 1964 and a current Millikin trustee, has committed $150,000 to the $1.4 million cause, and is challenging others to meet the challenge. Gary’s commitment will match commitments made – dollar for dollar – up to $150,000 starting immediately. What a great opportunity to move the Big Blue forward on this important project!

Alumni and friends can "own" a piece of the field by funding individual parcels of the turf for $200 to $500 per square yard. See the map below to see what sort of commitment you can make.

You can give online, even set-up recurring credit card gifts to fund your commitment one monthly payment at a time. Or contact our office to learn more.

The time is now. This project is critical to the future success and growth of our football program. Let’s get this project moving into the end zone. Please consider what you can do for the Big Blue!



When will the transformation of the field actually take place?
Guest at 1/23/2013 1:43 AM

Give today!

Millikin is eager to begin work on the field once the total funding is raised to make this project a reality. To give online today, visit -- Alumni & Development Office

Deborah KirchnerNo presence information at 1/24/2013 4:59 PM

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