Sandburg to Host Signing Ceremony for 7-Figure Estate Pledge by Tracey Moore Baker and Mark Baker

Updated: Jun 23, 2021

GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College will host a luncheon and signing ceremony at 12:30 p.m. April 6 in the Donald G. Crist Student Center on its Main Campus in Galesburg to commemorate a seven-figure pledge made by alumna Tracey Moore Baker and her husband, Mark Baker.


Tracey Moore Baker — a Galesburg native and 1984 graduate of Sandburg’s nursing program — and Mark Baker have pledged a seven-figure estate gift, the largest in the College’s history. This ceremony will formally recognize their incredible and life-changing commitment to Sandburg.

WHO Among those available for comment will be:

  • Tracey Moore Baker and Mark Baker

  • Dr. Seamus Reilly, president, Carl Sandburg College

  • Emily Webel, executive director of advancement, Carl Sandburg College Foundation

WHEN 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 6

WHERE Donald G. Crist Student Center, Carl Sandburg College, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., Galesburg

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS Masks are required, and a brief health screening must be completed upon arrival.

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