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And we're here today to announce
that the Helmsley Charitable Trust
has given, awarded to us at the University of Louisville
for our James Graham Brown Cancer program
three milion one hundred-fifty thousand dollars
It's not just a gift. It's an investment. And it's an investment in what we're doing
and what we're doing with you right here in Owensboro, Kentucky.
And what we're going to do
is take existing Bucks for Brains money
that we have set aside for our cancer program
and we're going to take this gift, three million, one-hundred-fifty thousand dollars
and with those matching funds from Bucks for Brains
make that four and a half million dollars
we're investing in Owensboro, Kentucky.
We're going to bring in another endowed chair
for our program here in Owensboro.
A Bucks for Brains professor. An individual internationally known
in plant based drug development
to be part of our research team here.
We'll use that money to hire other faculty
to support the work that is going on here.
So, we say to the Helmsley Charitable Trust,
Thank you, thank you for believing
in the University of Louisville. Thank you for believing
in the work that we're doing
in owensboro, Kentucky to improve the quality of life for
the people of this community
and the people of our state and well beyond.