The hospital's board recently voted in favor of a resolution to
legally transfer ALMH's former finance department building and
property to the school district.
"We are so grateful for this generous gift from ALMH that
provides the district with much-needed office and training space,"
said Mary Ahillen, superintendent of the school district. "Teachers
and their students from not only our district, but also from
surrounding districts, will benefit from this gift."
The building, at 304 Eighth St., has two floors and 6,481 square
feet. The district is preparing to move in before the start of the
Stephen Rohrer, president of the district school board, said the
building will have many uses besides housing offices.
"We plan to use the large downstairs room as a training center,"
he said. "We will host our multi-district curriculum forums in that
room, which are attended by educators from all of the Lincoln area
school districts. We are thrilled to have this additional space to
help meet all of our district's needs."
There will be a brief key transfer ceremony at noon Monday.
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"ALMH is humbled that our partnership with the school district
provided an opportunity to serve our community through the donation
of this building," said Dolan Dalpoas, ALMH president and chief
executive officer. "We look forward to continuing to build this
relationship in ways that will further benefit our community."
Lincoln District 27 comprises six schools and employs 167 school
district employees, including 97 certified teachers and
administrators. ALMH employs more than 290 and is an affiliate of
Memorial Health System.
[Text from file received
from Abraham Lincoln Memorial