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April 2012 News Releases

Washburn to kickoff United Way campaign today

Washburn University and Washburn Institute of Technology will LIVE UNITED® and show it as they kickoff their United Way campaign with similar events in two locations Wednesday, April 11.

Kickoff locations:
2 p.m. Whiting Field House
3:30 p.m. Washburn Institute of Technology Conference Center

Kickoff agenda:
• Washburn President Jerry Farley will talk about Washburn’s partnership with United Way and what it means to LIVE UNITED.
• United Way representative will speak.
• Dance performance by the Ichabod mascot, along with two members of the Washburn Dancing Blues to “I’m Sexy and I Know It.”

Many special events have been planned by Washburn's United Way committee to raise awareness about the United Way of Greater Topeka during this month. Faculty, staff and students will have an opportunity to pledge their support to the United Way from April 11 through May 4.

For more information contact Eric Moss, 2012 Washburn United Way campaign chairman, at (785) 670-1880 or visit

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Amanda Hughes, university relations, (785) 670-2153