EDMOND, Okla.—A large donation is helping one university move forward with its plans to build a boathouse on the Oklahoma River.
MidFirst Bank recently donated $2.5 million to the University of Central Oklahoma Foundation for the CHK/Central Boathouse.
The boathouse will be the home of the Central women’s rowing team and will also include a live music venue, outdoor performance area and an art gallery.
The gift completes the university’s fundraising initiative for the project.
No word on when construction on the boathouse will begin.