A $1.6 million dollar grant from a Chicago Foundation has propelled the Walter E. Olson Memorial Library renovation project past it's financial goal.
The Tawani Foundation money is said to be paid over five years.
Capital committee co-chair Phil Jensen says they have been hoping to hear from the foundation...
",.,.it's something we've been working on for the better part of a year. Our first contact with them was last winter just about January. We've been in conversation with them ever since..."