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Melvin and Dollie Younts Conference Center

 
 
Melvin and Dollie Younts Conference Center Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, April 25, 2009
1. Melvin and Dollie Younts Conference Center Marker
Inscription.
In named in Tribute to
Melvin K. Younts
Class of 1950

Attorney, Clvic and Corporate Leader
Successful Investor, Developer
and Lifetime Member of the
Furman University Advisory Council
and
Dollie Isgett Younts
Graduate of Columbia College
Class of 1951

Teacher, Mother of
Four Sons and One Daughter
Homemaker, and Civic Volunteer

 
Location. 34° 55.033′ N, 82° 26.383′ W. Marker is in Greenville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker can be reached from Duncan Chapel Road. Click for map. Marker is located on the east facade of the center. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville SC 29617, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. DeSantis Pavilion (within shouting distance of this marker); Cherrydale (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Furman University World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Furman Men Who Gave Their Lives in the World War (approx. mile away); Herman W. Lay Physical Activities Center (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eugene E. Stone III Soccer Stadium
Melvin and Dollie Younts Conference Center Entrance Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, April 25, 2009
2. Melvin and Dollie Younts Conference Center Entrance
Formal banquet facilities with full kitchen service available for up to 440 persons. The building has galleries featuring distinguished alumni, an on-site director and event planner, and bridal party dressing rooms. Wireless and cable Internet connections is also be available throughout the facility. The site has been designed for possible future expansion.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Poteat Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Geer Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Marshall E. and Vera Lea Rinker Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Herman N. Hipp Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greenville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Upstate Couple Makes $1 Million Gift to Furman. A Fountain Inn couple with strong ties to the Greenville business community has made a $1 million gift to Furman University that will go toward building a conference center on campus. (Submitted on April 25, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. University To Hold Grounbreaking Ceremony For Younts Center, DeSantis Pavilion Saturday. Furman University will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for two new campus facilities Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at 11 a.m. (Submitted on April 25, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. Mr. and Mrs Melvin K. Younts. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin K. Younts of Club Drive, Simpsonville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, Aug. 23, 2001, with a two-week tour of Alaska in June with their children and grandchildren. (Submitted on April 25, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Melvin and Dollie Younts Conference Center Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, April 25, 2009
3. Melvin and Dollie Younts Conference Center
The Younts Center, which was designed and constructed to comply with the U.S. Green Building Council LEED guidelines, is a single-story facility in Furman's traditional "Collegiate Williamsburg" design. A variety of room configurations will support large banquets, weddings and receptions, workshops, corporate retreats, seminars, and dining/lecture programs.
 

4. Furman University. Official website of Furman University. (Submitted on April 25, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

5. Columbia College: Younts Soccer Stadium. The Younts Soccer Stadium was made possible by Melvin Younts, whose wife, Dolly, attended Columbia College. (Submitted on April 25, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 931 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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