Building Rental Information
How do I rent a room for a party or family gathering?
If you are interested in renting a room at Willard for a family event, business meeting, or neighborhood gathering here are the directions on how reserve a room.
1. Call the Center at 402-475-0805 and ask the staff if the date you are interested in is available. The staff will tell you if the date is open or give you other dates that might work for you.
2.Download and fill out the Room Rental Request and the Room Rental Agreement Forms and e-mail, fax, mail or hand deliver back to Willard along with the deposit and rental fees.
Email To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax to: 402-438-0574
Mail To: Willard Community Center, 1245 Folsom Street, Lincoln, NE 68522
Hand deliver to: 1245 Folsom Street and come to the south door.
3. A $75.00 deposit and a $190.00 room rental fee will be charged for our largest room with the kitchen. This fee is for a four-hour rental. You can purchase additional time for $48.00 per hour. We will return the deposit to you after your event if the room is found to be in satisfactory condition. We will not deposit either your rental or deposit checks until after your event. In case of inclement weather on the day of your event, you are welcome to reschedule at another available time.
4. The day of your event, you are to call Sarah Reinke at 402-310-3262 to be let into the building and your room. Once you are in the building, you are responsible for the building. Do not leave the building at any time or allow unwanted guests into the building.
5. Make sure to take your garbage (please put all trash in the dumpster on the northeast side of the building). Clean the room by sweeping up any trash/mopping spills.
5. After your event, you will call Sarah Reinke again to lock the building, check your room, and determine if your deposit will be returned on the next business day.
If you have any other questions or concerns on the day of your event, please don't hesitate to call Sarah Reinke at 402-310-3262.
We hope that your event is very successful and that you rent from us again very soon.
Please click here for the rental form and agreement.