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“Cheers to 100 Years”

By January 22, 2020 No Comments

Johnson CountyUnited Way of Johnson & Washington Counties’ is celebrating 100 years of service and is inviting the entire community to their 100th Year Celebration culminating event “Cheer to 100 Years.”

 

The event will be held Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Coralville Marriott Hotel and Conference Center (300 E 9th St, Coralville, IA 52241). Doors will open at 6:30pm and the celebration will include 6 era themed rooms, 3 live bands and more fun than anyone is allowed to have at one event! The era themed rooms will be from the ‘20s, ‘50s, ‘70s, ‘80s, ‘90s, and 2000’s and filled with décor, games, music, food & drink from each time period. Experiences will include a Speak Easy from the roaring 1920s, iconic Impersonators from the 1950s, disco dancing from the 1970s, real arcade games from the 1980s, Nurf wars from the 1990s & Wii game playing from the 2000s -plus so much more in every room!

Back Row Left to Right: Stu Mullins-UWJWC Partner Agency,        Susie Poulton- UWJWC Partner Agency, Jan Jensen-Past Campaign Co-Chair, Mark Nolte-UWJWC Board Chair, Bob Dvorsky-2019-20 UWJWC Campaign Co-Chair, Sarah Krumm UWJWC 100th Year Celebration Co-Chair, Tim Krumm UWJWC 100th Year Celebration   Co-Chair. Front Row: Sue Dvorsky 2019-20 UWJWC Campaign Co-Chair

On the “GreenState Credit Union main stage there will be 3 live local bands.

  • 7:00-7:45pm Dogs on Skis for the 70’s
  • 8:15-9pm Plastic Relations for the 80’s
  • 9:30-10:15pm Daddy’s Brother Band for the 90’s and 00’s

Guests will be encouraged to dress in their favorite era clothing and travel through time by participating in each room’s unique events. In addition, there will also be a timeline taking guests through the years including community highlights and United Way impact.

 

Founded in 1919, United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties is celebrating its 100th year as the go-to-place for social impact. United Way’s nonprofits, businesses, donors and volunteer partners continuously together to provide positive, measurable changes in our community. Looking for additional ways to support Johnson & Washington Counties? Visit their Volunteer Center, make a financial gift of support United Way at UnitedWayJWC.org or call United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties at (319) 338-7823.  Connect with United Way on social media: Facebook: @UnitedWayofJohnson&WashingtonCounties Twitter:  @UWJWC

 

For photos and more information, please contact

Trisha Smith at Trisha.Smith@UnitedWayJWC.org or o:(319) 338-7823  c:(319)270-4827

 

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NEWS BULLETIN

United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties         

City Center Square

1150 5th Street, Suite 290

Coralville, IA 52241

(319) 338-7823 www.unitedwayjwc.org

Contact: Trisha Smith, (319) 338-7823

January 16, 2020                                                                               Trisha.Smith@unitedwayjwc.org