Tenco to Host Tailgate Fundraiser

OTTUMWA -Tenco welcomes the community to a Fall fundraiser. This tailgate theme event is the perfect pre-game atmosphere to pump up attendees before the big game. Thursday, September 12, 2019 beginning at 5:00 pm, Hotel Ottumwa’s ballroom is the place to be! This fun evening will raise funds to help support Tenco’s mission to empower persons with disabilities to live, learn, and work independently in their community.

The instate rivalry between Iowa and Iowa State is one of the biggest. People have a favorite and aren’t afraid to tell you about it. That is what Tenco is counting on. Show your team spirit and colors while enjoying fun tailgate games and food. In addition to all the fun, there will be a live and silent auction with a variety of items. Come enjoy the party vibe while enjoying tailgate games and food.  There will also be a cash bar available.

“This event will be a lot of fun and not like other fundraisers,” commented Cheryl Plank, CEO. “We wanted something different that allows us to spotlight the great work our organization has done for 54 years.”

Donations are being accepted for live or silent auction items. These may be dropped off at the office or someone can drop by and pick them up at your location. The public is invited to purchase tickets by stopping in the Ottumwa office at 710 Gateway Drive or by calling the office at 641-682-8114. Tickets are $40 each. RSVPs are due by September 6. Any questions or to donate an item or basket to the auctions, contact Mendy McAdams, Marketing and Development Director at mmcadams@tenco.org