Legacy League to provide tour of university's newest building
For a portion of its March 1 meeting that includes a luncheon, the George Fox University Legacy League will provide a tour of the newest building on the university's Newberg campus: The Hadlock Student Center.
The 48,000-square-foot building – located on the east side of campus near Hess Creek Canyon – includes a 21,000-square-foot gym with three multi-use sport courts, a 4,200-square-foot fitness center with a suspended indoor running track, and 5,400 square feet of office space for student government and activities, student lounge, a climbing wall, and rental center for camping and sporting equipment, according to the university.
As it outlined in a press release, GFU built the Hadlock Student Center as a way to relieve pressure from the Wheeler Sports Center, which currently houses all 21 of its sports teams. The building was named after Bob and Camille Hadlock, who graduated from the university and were missionaries until Bob Hadlock's death in 1995 on a mission trip in Nepal.
At the luncheon hosted by the Legacy League, Director of Campus Recreation Rob Simpson will give a guided tour of the building in a "show and tell" format. Sampson joined the GFU staff roughly a year ago after serving as associate professor of outdoor leadership at Simpson University in Redding, California.
The meeting – held in Canyon Commons – starts at noon March 1 and is open to the public with a reservation. The cost per attendee is $10 and reservations must be made by Feb. 26. For more information on the luncheon or to make a reservation, call Judy Woolsey at 503-538-7314 or Connie Magee at 503-927-5011.