Phase 1 $450,000

 Phase 2 $2,000,000


of Phase 2 goal


of Phase 2 Remaining



What Are The Cascades

Champion Team Members

  • James Shotwell Jr., Chairman
  • Matt Augustine
  • Mike Brown
  • Patrick Burtch
  • R.J. Michaels
  • Regina Funkhouser
  • Molly Kaser
  • Mark Schopmeyer
  • Sparry Sparks
  • Carlene Walz Lefere
  • Michael Way
  • Jeff Hovarter - Staff
  • Becky Humphrey - Staff

Engineering Report

An assessment and preliminary engineering report was conducted on The Cascades in 2011-2012 by the Spicer Group

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Ad Hoc Committee

Meetings with local foundations, legislators, state government, and the Sparks family formed a vision for this campaign

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Impact The Cascades

All electrical elements, nearly all major mechanical system elements, and at least 20% of the concrete work must be replaced

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Renovation in Phases

Construction Phasing

Phase 1: Remove Wall
Phase 2: Phase I Electrical, Mechanical and Play Fountains
Phase 3: Structural Improvements
Phase 4: Phase II Electrical and Mechanical
Phase 5: Public Plaza
Phase 6: New Buildings

Mural Contest

Murals of The Cascades were painted by 5 area Jackson Schools

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