2019 Pacesetters

2019 Pacesetter Companies

The Top 3 Workplace Campaigns were awarded to:

  • Gold Overall-ONEOK, Inc.
  • Silver Overall-Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball
  • Bronze Overall-Dillons

Rounding out the Top 15 were:

  • Benefit Management, LLC
  • City of Great Bend
  • CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions
  • Farmers Bank & Trust
  • Great Bend COOP
  • Larned State Hospital
  • Marmie’s Auto Group
  • Midwest Energy
  • Northern Natural Gas
  • Superior Essex
  • USD 428
  • Venture Corporation

Top 3 Per Capita Businesses

  • Gold-Spectrum CPA Partnership
  • Silver-Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball
  • Bronze-Northern Natural Gas

Acknowledgement Awards

  • Highest Percentage Change-Sunflower Bank with a 117% increase from the prior year due to their increase in Workplace Giving and their involvement and sponsorship of Reality U.
  • Outstanding Workplace Campaign-Larned State Hospital for their renewed motivation to support UWCK through a Donut Fundraiser with Mitchell’s Bakery and increased giving through their Workplace Campaign.
  • Also recognized was a couple who embodies the mission of United Way. They not only give funds to support the cause, but support through time, and by setting an example of mobilizing the community to advance the common good. They not only support UWCK, but many of our Community Partners. This couple is Barry & Monica Bowers. They were honored with the Leadership Award for being the epitome of what UWCK strives to do.

The final award of the day was sponsored by Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers in the form of the Mobile Sundae Bar. Five businesses had 100% participation in their Workplace Giving Campaigns and were entered in a drawing to win the Sundae Bar prize. The businesses entered were:

  • Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball
  • Great Bend Children’s Learning Center
  • Keller Real Estate
  • Marmie’s Auto Group
  • Spectrum CPA Partnership

The winner was Great Bend Children’s Learning Center.