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Northwest students run in the inaugural 5k Chalk Walk in November as part of Northwest’s Homecoming week activities. The event raised $2,596.35 for United Way of Nodaway County.

Northwest students run in the inaugural 5k Chalk Walk in November as part of Northwest’s Homecoming week activities. The event raised $2,596.35 for United Way of Nodaway County. (Photo by Darren Whitley/University Relations)

March 22, 2013

Homecoming board makes donation to local United Way

Northwest Missouri State University’s 2012 Homecoming Executive Board presented the United Way of Nodaway County with a donation check worth $2,596.35 March 19.

The proceeds were raised during Northwest’s Homecoming Chalk Run/Walk Nov. 2. More than 100 people participated in the inaugural 5k event as part of Northwest’s Homecoming week activities. Participants were doused with colorful chalk as the traveled the route through the Northwest campus.  

Pictured below with United Way of Nodaway County board members are 2012 Homecoming Co-Chair Dannen Merrill (front row, second from left), who is presenting the donation to United Way board member Michelle Nance. Homecoming Co-Chair Sadie Vorbrich is seated in the front row, far left, and Megan Burley, special events and marketing graduate assistant in Northwest’s Office of Campus Activities, is standing at the far left.

Pictured with United Way of Nodaway County board members are 2012 Homecoming Co-Chair Dannen Merrill (front row, second from left), who is presenting the donation to United Way board member Michelle Nance. Homecoming Co-Chair Sadie Vorbrich is seated in the front row, far left, and Megan Burley, special events and marketing graduate assistant in Northwest’s Office of Campus Activities, is standing at the far left.


For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager
mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

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