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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Fundraising

United Way fund drive begins

The United Way of Oxford & Lafayette County kicked off its annual fundraising drive Wednesday with guest speaker Lydia Jones at the Oxford Conference Center. (September 25, 2014, Page 1)

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    Relay for Life — put it on your calendar

    Lafayette County’s Relay for Life event, held this past Friday, is quickly becoming an event to attend and take part in. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at all of the opportunities Relay for Life offers for participants and also at the inspiration it provides. (May 5, 2014, Page 4)

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      LHS choir nears fundraising goal

      The Lafayette High School Choir has raised more than $74,000 for its trip to Carnegie Hall in New York City on March 6-10. Another fundraising effort will be held this Saturday. (January 9, 2014, Page 1)

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        Letters to the Editor

        The Oxford Endowment for Public Education board of directors write to thank all involved with making this year’s Charger Challenge fundraiser a big success and to remind everyone they can still join OEPE. (October 4, 2013, Page 4A)

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          United Way begins 2014 campaign

          The United Way of Oxford and Lafayette County set a hefty fundraising goal this year at $525,000 during its annual kick-off lunch Wednesday. (September 19, 2013, Page 1)

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            United Way sets fundraising record

            The United Way of Oxford and Lafayette County reached its hefty goal to raise $500,000 during its 2012-13 campaign year and even surpassed it by $1,600. (July 19, 2013, Page 1A, 3A)

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              Preparations under way for Run for Hope

              Run for Hope, which helps fund scholarships to send youngsters with Type 1 diabetes to a special camp at Camp Hopewell, is coming up in a few months, and Editor Don Whitten takes a look at the event and what race organizers are doing as they move closer to the popular event. (December 5, 2012, Page 4)

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                Funds pour into UM coffers

                University of Mississippi had its second best year in fundraising with 2002 being the first. In FY 2012, Ole Miss raisd $122.6 million. (July 30, 2012, Page 1)

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                  Fundraising 101: Have an irresistible product

                  There’s no doubt about one thing the Girl Scouts have learned to do better than their Boy Scout counterparts – pick items to sell for fundraising projects. News Editor Jon Scott has seen both sides, from his days selling flares as a Boy Scout to his current father role in selling Girl Scout cookies, and said there’s no doubt which one does the best. (February 18, 2011, Page 4A)

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                    Letters to the Editor

                    Peter Kondos writes about his attempt to get some answers from Tom Brokaw about media bias, while W.N. Beckwith has a new idea for fundraising that involves towing companies. (April 28, 2010, Page 4)

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