In a news release, the City of Sheldon and the Sheldon Chamber and Development Corporation have expressed their gratitude and appreciation to the Arlan Van Wyk Family for their generous contribution of $500-thousand to the Sheldon Regional Events Center project. To quote the release, “The ultimate vision and financial support of the Arlan Van Wyk Family for this project and what it will mean to move our community forward is very much recognized and appreciated”.
A total of $960-thousand in contributions has been raised so far from businesses and individuals. The City and SCDC have set a goal of raising an additional $725-thousand toward the Events Center project. This fundraising effort is set to begin immediately.