Dr. Phillips Center gets another $1-million gift

Chuck and Lynn Steinmetz, an Orlando couple who pledged $1 million to the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in 2007, have pledged another $1 million.

Chuck Steinmetz recently joined the Dr. Phillips Center board of directors. He was the longtime owner of Middleton Lawn & Pest Control, which he sold to Massey Services in 2005.

This week the Steinmetzes also pledged $5 million to the University of Florida to create five new permanent endowments in UF’s Department of Entomology and Nematology. The couple live in Winter Park.

2 responses to “Dr. Phillips Center gets another $1-million gift

  1. mikki scanlon kreikard

    the people make a place, and it’s people like them that will make this place something we can be proud of … bravo. thank you for your generosity, lynn and chuck steinmetz. let’s prove publications like the weekly WRONG about the reality of a world class performing arts center in ourlando.

  2. Pingback: Tweets that mention Dr. Phillips Center gets another $1-million gift | Elizabeth Maupin on Theater -- Topsy.com