Lubbock Area United Way Annual Campaign to Kick-Off With Luncheon on August 31

LUBBOCK, TX (NEWS RELEASE) - Lubbock Area United Way's 2017 Annual Campaign will kick-off with a luncheon on Thursday, August 31 in the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Banquet Hall. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and the program begins at noon. Seats are $30 each or $240 for a table of eight. To register online visit Reservations can also be made by emailing or calling (806) 747-2711.

2017 Campaign Chair Jon Stephens of SouthWest Bank will announce the campaign goal. The keynote speaker will be Matt Bumstead, distinguished Lubbock businessman and CEO-in-Residence for Lubbock Christian University School of Business. Other items on the agenda include recognizing companies that ran early United Way campaigns and showing the 2017 campaign video.

A live auction will be held during the luncheon for a Lexus Champions for Charity Golf Package. This package includes entry for two to the Lexus Champions for Charity 2017 National Championship in December, which is held at Pebble Beach Golf Links, The Links at Spanish Bay, and Spyglass Hill Golf Course. More information on the auction item can be found at

Lubbock Area United Way's 23 Community Partners work daily in the Lubbock community to assist people with needs such as affordable child care, crisis situations, character development, adult literacy, job training, and youth mentoring. A complete list of the Community Partners and the services they provide can be found online at

(News release from the Lubbock Area United Way)

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