Three businesses with ties to Newman receive honors

Dec 03, 2015

Foley Equipment, Star Lumber and Dondlinger Construction have received honors from the Wichita Business Journal by being selected for its first Family Business Awards.

Foley Equipment: Legacy Award, 75 years


Star Lumber: Legacy Award, 75 years

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Pictured Left to Right: Newman Dean of the College of Undergraduate Studies and Professor of Chemistry David Shubert, Ph.D.; Goebel Family Star Lumber Charitable Foundation Board Member Bob Goebel; and Star Lumber Treasurer and Foundation Trustee Jennifer Stephens.

Dondlinger Construction: Legacy Award, 100 years

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Pictured Left to Right: Vic Trilli, Newman University Director of Athletics; Tom Dondlinger, President at Dondlinger & Sons Construction Co. Inc.; Nick Dondlinger, Vice President at Dondlinger & Sons Construction Co. Inc.; Marty Dondlinger, Vice President of the Utility Division at Dondlinger & Sons Construction Co. Inc.; and Ray Dondlinger, Operations and Business Development at Dondlinger & Sons Construction Co. Inc.

All three family businesses in Wichita, Kan., have ties to Newman University. Tom ’72, Nick ’73 and Ray ’05 Dondlinger are alumni, and Foley Equipment and Star Lumber have generously donated to several university programs.

Foley Equipment won the 2015 Best in Business award from the Wichita Business Journal earlier this year.