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 width=At right, Randy Miller of Taylorville received the Lake Land College Foundation’s Crystal Swan Award. This annual award is presented to a Foundation board member for commitment and outstanding contributions to the Foundation. Miller is a Lake Land College alum and owner of Miller Media Group. He is pictured here with Pam Crisman, chief executive officer of the Lake Land College Foundation and vice president of development at the college.

 

The Lake Land College Foundation Board of Directors celebrated surpassing five million dollars in total assets and made plans to reach six million dollars during the coming year at its annual meeting held recently.  

At the meeting, board members kicked-off the yearly fund drive. In its 41st year, the Lake Land College Foundation set an annual fund drive goal of $200,000 and a $100,000 endowment goal, which if met, would bring the Foundation’s total assets to $6 million.

During the past year, the Foundation’s assets grew from $4.7 million to $5.7, according to the audit presented at the meeting.

Additionally at the annual Foundation meeting, board member Randy Miller, Taylorville, received the Foundation’s Crystal Swan Award. This award recognizes his contributions to the Foundation.  Miller, a Lake Land College alum, continues to support the Foundation and Lake Land College students with the Miller Media Group Endowment. He also acts as the Alumni Association liaison to the Foundation.  

Randy Miller owns nine radio stations in Illinois, including WTIM Newstalk 97.3, WMKR Genuine Country 94.3, WRAN Solid Gold 98.3, and the new “groovy 93.5 FM”.

 
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