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Published on September 6, 2007

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University of Nebraska - Omaha:  University of Nebraska - Omaha Diet Pepsi/UNO Women’s Walk History of the Women’s Walk:  History of the Women’s Walk Founded in 1986 Severe budget cuts threatened to end Women’s Athletics Women’s Walk was developed to continue the Women’s Athletics program First Walk had 86 walkers 2005 Walk had over 1,200 participants First Walk raised $12,000 2005 Walk raised over $250,000 Purpose of the Walk:  Purpose of the Walk Marquee fundraiser UNO Athletic Department. Dollars raised provide scholarships for female student-athletes. Helps keep the 'Best and Brightest' student-athletes in Omaha Women’s Walk Structure:  Women’s Walk Structure Walk Chair(s) Chancellor’s Strike Force Steering Committee Team Captains Walkers Associate Athletic Director Chancellor Walk Chair(s):  Walk Chair(s) Select one or two high profile and visible female leaders (name recognition). Serves as spokesperson(s) for the Walk. Recruit and retain members for the two major committees. Walk Chair(s) Responsibilities:  Walk Chair(s) Responsibilities Attend and speak at Walk! Women’s Walk Structure:  Women’s Walk Structure Walk Chair(s) Associate Athletic Director Chancellor Chancellor's Strike Force Strike Force:  Strike Force The purpose of the Chancellor’s Strike Force Committee is to gain corporate sponsorships (September to January). Attend the Strike Force meetings. The Strike Force focuses on renewing last year’s corporate sponsorships andamp; increasing the number of new corporate sponsors for 2006 Walk. Strike Force:  Strike Force Each year set a realistic but challenging goal. Challenge each member to raise a minimum of $5,000. High visibility within the community and strong ties to the corporate world. Strike Force:  Strike Force Women’s Walk Structure:  Women’s Walk Structure Walk Chair(s) Chancellor’s Strike Force Steering Committee Associate Athletic Director Chancellor Steering Committee:  Steering Committee The main responsibility of the Steering Committee is to serve as a direct liaison to the Team Captains. Encourage and recruit new team captains. Secure door prizes. Select gifts for incentives. Steering Committee:  Steering Committee Help with the overall promotion of the walk. Women’s Walk Structure:  Women’s Walk Structure Walk Chair(s) Chancellor’s Strike Force Steering Committee Team Captains Walkers Associate Athletic Director Chancellor Team Captain Responsibilities:  Team Captain Responsibilities Organize a team of walkers willing to raise dollars for athletic scholarships. Solicit sponsors and encourage team members to do the same. Attend team captain meeting. Secure a team roster andamp; coordinate with Women’s Walk Office. Serve as a liaison between team and Women’s Walk Office. Start small but expect to grow.:  Start small but expect to grow. 1st Women’s Walk -1986 20th Women’s Walk -2005 Sponsorship Levels:  Sponsorship Levels Signature Sponsor $25,000 Platinum Level $10,000 andamp; more Gold Level $5,000 to $9,999 Silver Level $3,000 to $4,999 Bronze Level $1,000 to $2,999 Sterling Level $750 to $999 Blue Ribbon $500 to $749 Red Ribbon $250 to $499 Other $249 andamp; below Breakdown of Dollars Raised:  Breakdown of Dollars Raised You’re never too young:  You’re never too young Or too old to participate!:  Or too old to participate! Slide21:  Student-athletes play a very important role in the overall success of the walk. Slide22:  Pre-Walk Activities At the sound of the starting gun – the Walk begins! Structure:  Structure Structure/Time Line:  Structure/Time Line Diet Pepsi/UNO Women’s Walk Corporate Drive Begins in August Hockey 101 Held in February Kick-off Luncheon Held in March as a Kick-Off for the Walk Diet Pepsi/UNO Women’s Walk April 22, 2006 Hockey 101 for Women:  Hockey 101 for Women Additional Facets of the Diet Pepsi/UNO Women’s Walk Women’s Walk Kick Off Luncheon Hockey 101 For Women:  Hockey 101 For Women Allows women to 'go behind the scenes' and explore the world of Maverick Hockey Hockey 101 For Women:  Hockey 101 For Women Sessions on rules and regulations of hockey Tours of locker room and facilities Hockey 101 For Women:  Hockey 101 For Women Time on the ice with the team Photos with favorite player or coach Hockey 101 For Women:  Hockey 101 For Women Registration fee includes buffet dinner, Hockey 101 t-shirt, Hockey 101 packet of information and admission to one Maverick Hockey game. Hockey 101 For Women:  Hockey 101 For Women Proceeds split between Diet Pepsi/UNO Women’s Walk and Liz’s Legacy (a cancer outreach program) Hockey 101 profits - $5,972.00 $2,478.00 to Women’s Walk $2,478.00 to Liz’s Legacy Hockey 101 For Women:  Hockey 101 For Women Ice and 'heels' are just not a good mix! Women’s Walk Kick-Off Luncheon:  Women’s Walk Kick-Off Luncheon Officially Begins the Diet Pepsi/UNO Women’s Walk Keynote Speaker – High Profile Female Athlete 2005’s Speaker: Jennie Finch, Olympic Softball Gold Medalist in 2004 Women’s Walk Kick-Off Luncheon:  Women’s Walk Kick-Off Luncheon Sponsorships Ball Park Sponsor $2,500 Table for 10 + Program PR and VIP Reception Opportunity to donate a second table to favorite team for $400 Bleacher Sponsor $1500 Table for 10 + VIP Reception Opportunity to donate a second table to favorite team for $400 Home Run Sponsor $500 Table for 10 Women’s Walk Kick-Off Luncheon:  Women’s Walk Kick-Off Luncheon VIP Reception Photos and opportunity to meet and visit with Keynote speaker Light Refreshments Walk Chair, Maggie Lehning, Jennie Finch, UNO Chancellor, Nancy Belck Women’s Walk Kick-Off Luncheon:  Women’s Walk Kick-Off Luncheon Guests for the luncheon encompass all ages. Women’s Walk Kick-Off Luncheon:  Women’s Walk Kick-Off Luncheon Raffle andamp; Oral Auction Three oral auction items andamp; ten raffle items Auction items were autographed by Jennie Raffle and auction raised an additional $2,000 Sale of Centerpieces How does all this happen?:  How does all this happen? Support from the Chancellor Hard work from the Associate Athletic Director High Profile Chair or Co-Chairs Dedicated Strike Force Equally dedicated Steering Committee Enthusiastic Team Captains Walkers raising dollars for scholarships Revenue:  Revenue Success Can Be Yours If . . . :  Success Can Be Yours If . . . You must start early Planning for the April Walk begins in the preceding May Plan accordingly Keep your past sponsors and develop new ones Remain diligent Keep your committees on task Keep the event fresh and alive Add new elements each year Most importantly:  Most importantly Make the event fun! Slide41:  Diet Pepsi/UNO Women’s Walk Beginning of a New Generation April 22, 2006

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