Your Piece Counts!

Sponsor our first ever

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Mystery Theater Dinner Event!

Your company, church, civic group or organization will benefit from the publicity we can provide you during our Your Piece Counts Mystery Theater Dinner Event on October 6th or 7th from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Bottle House in Ottawa, KS.

BE A PRESENTING SPONSOR:

$2,000 Private Eye Sponsor: Recognition for one year in the bi-weekly KOFO Radio Show; Recognition on local Television Community Bulletins; Recognition in the next United Way full page ad in the Ottawa Herald; Recognition on the United Way of Franklin County Website; Your company name or logo on hundreds of event flyers, handbills and save the date cards; your company name or logo on 50 event posters displayed throughout the community; Recognition during event announcements: Recognition in the event Thank You ad in the Ottawa Herald; Recognition on a multitude of United Way social networks; Three tables of ten at the event with your company name or logo on a table tent and your company name or logo on hundreds of event table placemats.

$1,200 Case Solver Sponsor: Recognition for one year in the bi-weekly KOFO Radio Show; Recognition in the next United Way full page ad in the Ottawa Herald; Recognition on the United Way of Franklin County website; Your company name or logo on hundreds of event flyers handbills and save the date cards; Your logo on 50 event posters displayed throughout community; Recognition in an event Thank You ad in the Ottawa Herald newspaper; Two tables of ten at the event with your company name or logo on a table tent and your company name or logo on hundreds of event table placemats.

$600 Spyglass Sleuth Sponsor: Recognition during event announcements; Recognition on four KOFO bi-weekly radio shows; Recognition in a post event newspaper Thank You ad; Your company name or logo on hundreds of event table placemats; A table of ten at the event with your company name or logo on a table tent and your company name or logo on hundreds of event table placemats.

$250 (with 4 seats) or ($300 with 5 seats) Lead Detective Sponsor: Recognition during event announcements; Recognition on two KOFO bi-weekly radio shows; Recognition in a post event newspaper Thank You ad; Your company name or logo on hundreds of event table placemats; Fok4ur seats for you and your guests at the event; your company name or logo on hundreds of table placemats and your company’s support announced on one KOFO radio show.

$100 Case Solver Sponsor: Business signs/banners displayed at the event on Oct 6th and 7th, 2017; Recognition in the full page newspaper advertisement; Recognition in a post event newspaper Thank You ad, and your company name or logo on hundreds of table placemats, two seats at one event, and your company’s support announced on one KOFO radio show.

$50 Clue Hunter Sponsor: Recognition in a post event newspaper Thank You ad; your company name or logo on hundreds of event table placemats and your company’s support announced on one KOFO radio show.

Please note that individual tickets are $65 each. Please be sure to RSVP and join us for this fun and entertaining event:

United Way of Franklin County Association, Attn: Meg Pearson
434 South Main Street/P.O. Box 233, Ottawa, KS 66067
Work: (785) 418-2015    Email: united.way.of.franklin.co@gmail.com

United Way and Franklin County Kids Need You!

Hello friends and United Way Supporters!  United Way invites you to help hundreds of Franklin County kids in need as they prepare for the school year!  
 
When: August 5th – August 13th.
Where: Ottawa Wal-Mart  Supercenter 
2101 South Princeton Street

Ottawa, KS 66067

What: The United Way/Wal-Mart Fill the Bus Initiative  

How you Can Help:  We are asking you to volunteer for a two hour shift in order help pass out school supply lists to Wal-Mart shoppers. The goal is to “Fill the Bus” with all of the things our community’s most vulnerable will need this school year (school supplies, clothing, healthy snack foods, shoes, coats, hygiene products and other necessary items). NOTE: All of the items donated during Fill the Bus will be distributed to youth in Franklin County by United Way Member Agencies: ECKAN and Communities in Schools of Ottawa . 
 
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Please sign-up for a short volunteer shift today: Simply follow this link and put your phone number, email and name into the time slot that works best for you… 
 
Thank you for making life better for a child in our community!

A plea on behalf of your Franklin County neighbors- SHARE THIS!

Many people in our community turn to United Way and its 17 Member Agencies https://unitedwayoffranklinco.org/united-way-member-agencies/ for help when they need it most! Please help our community thrive by giving to vital programs that give “a leg up” when our friends, family and neighbors need services.

In 2015 your donation impacted 11,300 Franklin County residents by helping United Way and its Member Agencies promote healthy lifestyles, improve local education and help Franklin County residents achieve financial stability and overcome food insecurity.

Together we are making a difference! To join us in our efforts, please click on this link and make a donation: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=HAQ9DKPE9UVWE

One good example of our many services can be fournd here: https://vimeo.com/103439891

On behalf of your Franklin County neighbors who may find themselves in an uncomfortable place where they need help… THANK YOU!

Kindest regards,

Meg Pearson
Director
United Way of Franklin County
434 South Main Street
P.O. Box 233
Ottawa, KS 66067
Work: (785) 418-2015
Cell: (816) 529-8959

United Way & How We Work

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The United Way of Franklin County is the leadership and support organization for a network of 17 member agencies https://unitedwayoffranklinco.org/united-way-member-agencies/.

In addition to serving the local community by acting as a central fundraising and volunteer recruitment resource for nonprofit agencies that make a difference in people’s lives… Our Mission is to identify and effectively address community needs by mobilizing businesses, organizations and individuals like you…
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The 2016 Sumo Event Raised $14,000!

This week was National Volunteer Week! Therefore, United Way would like to send out a big, big, BIG thank you to the many, many volunteers who made the Sumo Wrestling Invitational a HUGE success.

HAPPY VOLUNTEER WEEK! You truly made a difference Sumo wrestlers (see attachment), Sumo Champion John Buckman from Wal-Mart D.C., Ottawa University Lady Braves, Coach Bruce Tate, Nick Couzin & Griffin Hughes w/ KUJH-TV, Dave Edwards w/ KOFO, Hunter Collins and the OXD guys, the Ottawa University Dance Team, singer Ashlyn Tomeczek, actor Aaron Harshaw, https://unitedwayoffranklinco.org/executive-board/https://unitedwayoffranklinco.org/corporate-board/ , the Member Agency concession stand workers, Brandon Bedell, Cathy Hinderliter, Misty Kems, Cindy Novinger, Nell King, Terry Chartier, Glora Mathews, Donyell Wolfe, Gayla Wilkins, and Kristin Hough!

With your help and the help of our many sponsors and supporters we raised $14,000!

The Brackets are in…. Who will the 2016 Sumo Champion be?

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FRIDAY, APRIL 15th
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Wilson Field House at Ottawa University
Ottawa, KS 66067

Tickets sold at the door:
· Child and student admission: $1.00 per person
· General admission: $5.00 per person
· Floor seats (front rows): $10 per person
· Box seats: $25 per person (box seats will include free snacks, drinks and a personal attendant)

Sumo Bracket Rules-
1. Hit print on this page- to get the March Madness style brackets!

2. Complete the bracket sheet- try to predict the winners, fill in the time for the tie breaker and add your name and phone number.

3. Brackets will be available to the public on April 15th and must be turned in at the event, April 15th before the first match.

4. You may submit up to five brackets per person at the event– donations appreciated!!!!!

5. All brackets must be turned in prior to the first match (at the event between 5:30 and when the first match begins) and NO brackets will be accepted after the first match has begun!!!!

6. An award of $200 in Ottawa Chamber bucks will be given to the person with the most accurate bracket.


Meg Pearson
Director
United Way of Franklin County
434 South Main Street
P.O. Box 233
Ottawa, KS 66067
Work: (785) 418-2015