Mike Hayward, left, business and community development manager for Liberty Utilities - Empire District, presents a $15,000 check to Brad Johnson, SBU vice president for university relations, toward a $175,000 renovation project on the university’s Bolivar campus.

Liberty Utilities - Empire District recently delivered a $15,000 check to Southwest Baptist University that is part of a $30,000 pledge toward the $175,000 renovation of the Lloyd & Frances Randolph Meditation Chapel and the Clement Amphitheatre and Prayer Garden, according to an SBU news release. 

The release said the chapel was built in 1985. 

The renovation work on the Bolivar campus is complete, the release said, and a dedication ceremony is planned for 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at the chapel, with the dedication ceremony at 5:30. 

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