Halliburton Pledges $10M For 'A Gathering Place'
TULSA, Oklahoma - Tulsa's "A Gathering Place" announced Thursday that Halliburton has pledged $10 million to sponsor the King Post Bridge at the park.
Halliburton joins more than 70 donors who have contributed to the park.
To date, George Kaiser Family Foundation has contributed $200 million toward the project ($50 million in land plus $150 million for construction of Phase I of the park) and with the gift from Halliburton, nearly $200 million has been raised in private donations. Combined, this unprecedented public-private partnership totals $465 million
“At Halliburton, we very much appreciate the communities where we live and work and are happy to support Gathering Place,” said Jeff Miller, Halliburton President and CEO. “We believe the park is a great benefit to Tulsa and the local community – home of hundreds of Halliburton employees.”
To date, the George Kaiser Family Foundation has contributed $200 million toward the project, which includes $50 million in land plus $150 million for construction for phase I of the park along the Arkansas River.
"A Gathering Place" officials say with the gift from Halliburton, nearly $200 million has been raised in private donations.
“We are honored to be the recipient of such a generous donation. It is remarkable to see the ongoing support this project is generating and the unwavering commitment from our business community. This park will be a signature attraction for Tulsa and help ensure our city is a top destination for generations to come,” said Jeff Stava, executive director and trustee of Tulsa’s Gathering Place.