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MBU Dedicates Don and Mary Pillsbury Wainwright Performance Hall

Missouri Baptist University dedicated the Don and Mary Pillsbury Wainwright Performance Hall, located in the Pillsbury Chapel and Dale Williams Fine Arts Center, this week.

Housed in the Pillsbury Chapel and Dale Williams Fine Arts Center, the Don and Mary Pillsbury Wainwright Performance Hall acts as a multi-purpose area for classes, intimate concerts, voice recitals, ministry team rehearsals and worship meetings.

The namesakes, Don and Mary Pillsbury Wainwright, are known throughout St. Louis for their leadership and philanthropy.

Mary Pillsbury Wainwright is an accomplished lyric soprano and owner of a fine jewelry company. Throughout the years, Pillsbury Wainwright has served on the University’s Board of Trustees in addition to the Pillsbury Wainwright philanthropic efforts.

The Pillsbury family and the Pillsbury family foundations were significant benefactors for the construction of Pillsbury Chapel and Dale Williams Fine Arts Center, the hallmark building on the campus of Missouri Baptist University.

Don Wainwright is the former CEO of Wainwright Industries, a manufacturing business supplying the automotive and aerospace sectors.

Together, Don and Mary Pillsbury Wainwright are serving as co-chairs of Missouri Baptist University’s 50th Anniversary Fundraising Campaign.