JCL to announce plans for new center

Preparing for The J of the future, the Jewish Community of Louisville will hold a press conference on Thursday, April 11, to formally kick off its $40 million “Our Community, Our Future” capital campaign project for its new Dutchmans Lane campus.
JCL President and CEO Sara Klein Wagner and Board Chair Jon Fleischaker will make the announcement.
The JHFE has already made a financial gift to the campaign, which the JCL describes as an “impressive cornerstone,” including matching gifts.
Nearly 60 other lead gifts have been secured from longtime supporters, including the Trager family and Trager Family Foundation.
The campaign is the result of a two-year strategic planning process that launched in 2017.
The campaign will pave the way for a new J and expanded campus with state-of-the-art facilities for membership and wellness, arts and culture, seniors, families and children. GBBN is the architect.
The proposed 80,000-square-foot building will include a 12,000-square-foot indoor recreational pool and swimming facility, enhanced security features and an expanded early learning center.
“The new center will serve as a home away from home – a neutral space where friends and colleagues can interact in a variety of ways,” according to the release.
A 10-member steering committee has been executing the strategic planning process.
Community will publish more details as they become available.

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