The Lowry Business Alliance is Lowry’s Chamber of Commerce. The Alliance officially turned one year old in June and continues to add members all the time. The Alliance is open to all businesses within Lowry and to residents who have their businesses or professional offices outside. The mission of the Alliance is to create opportunities for members to collaborate and support one another, to promote the visibility of businesses and build loyalty among residents, and to help to build a stronger Lowry community.
Deeply steeped in history, the Eisenhower Memorial Chapel No. 1 was the first chapel to be built on the Lowry Air Force Base and was dedicated just fourteen days before the bombing of Pearl Harbor. This non-denominational gathering place was originally one of four chapels that were built for enlistees to have a place of worship. While the other three buildings have since been demolished building 27 was preserved due to its connection to President Dwight David “Ike” Eisenhower who attended services with his wife Mamie during the summers of his administration.
The Lowry Foundation’s Board of Directors are pleased to announce that in 2015, our Community Grants program is supporting the “Food for Kids Backpack Program” at Lowry Elementary School (LES).
The Food for Kids Backpack Program at Lowry Elementary School began when they realized that there were many children going without meals on weekends and holidays due to very poor financial situations. [Read more…]
The Lowry Reading Garden is located at 5th and Trenton. The Reading Garden provides contemplative spaces or “reading rooms” that provide solitude or a place for friends and school groups to gather and enjoy and appreciate great literature. Inspiring seating areas, shelters, sculptures and famous quotations, along with a library of Lowry’s favorite book titles are incorporated into the park’s features. [Read more…]