Rachael Thompson http://wuis.org en Kidzeum Receives State Grant, Construction Starts Soon http://wuis.org/post/kidzeum-receives-state-grant-construction-starts-soon <p>A long awaited children’s museum in Springfield is a step closer to becoming reality.&nbsp;&nbsp; Construction on a building for the Kidzeum of Health and Science will begin this year.<br />&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:08:07 +0000 Lee Strubinger 28080 at http://wuis.org Kidzeum Receives State Grant, Construction Starts Soon Fundraising Efforts Continue To Build Science Museum http://wuis.org/post/fundraising-efforts-continue-build-science-museum <p><a href="http://www.kidzeum.org/">The Kidzeum</a> has been collecting money since 2009 in order to build a science museum for kids. The ongoing goal of raising enough funds seems to finally be near. The museum's board is kicking off its final fund raising phase, 2 million dollars is still needed. We recently caught up with board president, Rachael Thompson, about where the museum is headed, where it will be located, and what it will feature:&nbsp;</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 11:41:00 +0000 Rachel Otwell 13069 at http://wuis.org Fundraising Efforts Continue To Build Science Museum