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LEPAA Director Resigns After 10 Years

Lubbock, Texas (Information Launch) – Tim Collins, chairman of the board of administrators of the Lubbock Leisure/Performing Arts Affiliation (LEPAA), will finish his almost ten-year time period as chairman in October. Collins will stay on the board and proceed to function an advisor to administration.

“I began in 2013 with an enormous dream and an equally large activity of placing collectively a workforce of group members working to lift over $100 million to construct the Buddy Holly Corridor of the Performing Arts. I accepted the place of chairman of the founding board of administrators and science,” Collins mentioned. “Corridor has been open for almost two years now and has hosted performers like Bob Dylan, ZZ Prime, Kristen Chenowith, Joan Jett and naturally all his performances on Broadway. , this can be a nice alternative to give attention to different essential features of my life.”

LEPAA board member and group volunteer Patty D’Alise summarized Collins’ tenure. “After serving below Tim’s management, nobody in our group may have imagined with the ability to steer this ship from a much-talked-about dream to a totally accomplished Buddy Holly Corridor.” “Tim is equally snug chairing our board of administrators, managing building websites, and chatting with group teams with enthusiasm and imaginative and prescient,” mentioned Dallis.

“It could be years earlier than folks notice the true present he gave to our group,” continued Dallis. “Stealing from an oft-quoted speech. The credit score goes to the person who was really within the area, his face marred with mud and sweat. Those that try bravely, err as a result of no effort is infallible.” The perpetrator, however who is definitely making an attempt to do the deed?

Present board member, native enterprise proprietor and group volunteer Mark Bass of Pennington Baths and Associates, will assume the chairmanship of the LEPAA Board in October.

“Tim Collins has spent ten years of his life because the founding father of LEPAA planning, constructing and opening Buddy Holly Corridor. Our engagement with companions, donors, patrons and communities has impacted high quality of life for generations.”

The LEPAA Founding Board was established in 2013 to supervise the financing and building work to construct the state-of-the-art Buddy Holly Performing Arts and Science Corridor. LEPAA is transitioning from a founding committee to an operations-focused committee.

The Corridor is privately funded by way of donations from foundations, people, and companies. No tax cash is used to fund non-profit institutions. Extra funding remains to be wanted to make sure that Buddy Holly Corridor stays sustainable for generations to come back.

“With the profitable completion and opening of Buddy Holly Corridor, LEPAA continues our mission to construct communities by way of extraordinary experiences, artistic collaboration and inclusive entry to arts, leisure and training. There are numerous methods to take part in LEPAA’s sustainability targets by way of personalised guitar picks, naming alternatives, and annual donations.”

For extra details about LEPAA or The Buddy Holly Corridor, go to,, or name 806.747.3200.