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New Building Timeline

2023 May 1: Start construction

2023 March 2: Open bids at 1650 Pankratz Street

2023 February 2: 1650 Pankratz Street Building Project goes out for bid

2022, December 2:  SCLS closes on purchase of 1650 Pankratz Street building and assumes ground lease.

2022, September 22: SCLS Board of Trustees approve purchase and remodel of Lakeland University building & assume ground lease.

The address for the new SCLS headquarters is 1650 Pankratz Street.  It is named after Anthony A. Pankratz from Auburndale, in Wood County.  He was an Army Air Forces Staff Sergeant during WW II.

On November 11, 1943 he was on the crew of the B-17 "Peg O' My Heart" during a mission to attack the marshalling yards at Bolzano, Italy. They were in a group of two dozen aircraft. Flak was intense and their aircraft sustained damage, causing them to lag behind and lose altitude. Eventually they crashed into the Adriatic Sea off Corsica. (Source)