Naming Honors Money/Arenz Foundation
By Mika Ono
In recognition of the Money/Arenz Foundation's donation of
$100,000 to The Scripps Research Institute, the west conference
room of the Immunology Building has been renamed the "Money/Arenz
Foundation Conference Room."
"We are very grateful for this generous contribution," says
Scripps Research President Richard Lerner, "and for the support
of our effort to purchase the Immunology Building, where our
researchers are working to unlock the secrets of the human
Betty Anne Money Arenz and her daughter Julie Tifft of the
Money/Arenz Foundation were on campus last Tuesday for a luncheon
and tour of the refurbished conference room. Also in attendance
was Tifft's son, Nolan.
"We are happy to be able to help," says Arenz.
Due to the terms of its original lease, Scripps Research
has the one-time opportunity to purchase the Immunology Building
for below market value. The Department of Immunology is the
institute's oldest and largest department.
Those interested in making a donation to the institute should
contact Denise Scalzo, The Scripps Research Institute Development
Office, 10550 North Torrey Pines Road, TPC2, La Jolla, CA
92037, (800) 788-4931 or (858) 784-9367. More information
is also available at the Development
Betty Anne Money Arenz (right), her
daughter Julie Tifft, and grandson, Nolan, were on campus
last Tuesday for a tour of the refurbished Immunology west
conference room, which has been renamed the Money/Arenz Foundation
Conference Room. Photo by Jason S. Bardi.