Week 12: March 21-27th
Total Sponsorship Amount: $75
Total amount donated by the sponsors: $275
Current Fundraising Total: $11,588
Happy Easter week! Hopefully this week will be better than last week. I hardly got to run at all this past week because first I was so busy that by the time the day was done I had no energy left and then I came down the the flu really bad Thursday morning. Since then I have been completely wiped out. Setback after setback. That is all 2016 feels like to me so far. But I just keep trying to tell myself, it is the fundraising that is important, and that part has gone so well thanks to all the awesome people who have donated! Thank you! And if you have not yet, it is not too late! Fundraising continues all the way through summer!! 🙂 Have a good first week of SPRING everyone!
Now on to our sponsors!!
Sponsor #1: Ken and Amy Brengel
Ken and Amy are a husband and wife that I have trained at the gym since I started there over 3 years ago now. Ken I train twice a week, and Amy trains off and on when her busy schedule allows. She is always taking on a new project or on the go, so I am just here when she needs me to be. 🙂 They gave last year for my run, at least once, maybe even twice. I can’t remember anymore since there have been so many awesome people who have given to this cause since I started. I really enjoy my time with Ken each week. We train twice a week, first thing in the morning on both Wednesday and Friday’s. Ken owns his own painting business and they also own rental property and other property which Amy manages. They are currently working on an old building on Prospect that they own to fix it up and open it as a venue for events.
In their free time Ken and Amy love to play tennis, paddleball, go on bike rides and go skiing. They take several trips a year, one to colorado to ski and ususally another trip whre they can go biking. They have 5 boys, all grown up, several married and one with two kids. The grand babies live in Madison, so Ken and Amy get out there at least once a month or so to visit. Thank you so much Ken and Amy for you generous donation once again. They gave $200!!! Thank you so much for the support!!
Sponsor #2: Colleen Gunther
Colleen is another returning sponsor from last year. Last year she sponsored my highest mileage week of 95 total miles. 🙂 I train her once or twice a week, depending on her schedule, and have been for the past three years. Colleen has been very supportive since I started this journey, coming to several charity yoga classes (and bringing friends!), sponsoring two higher donation weeks, and always asking me how I am doing with training and fundraising. Colleen has two boys (pictured below, also her husband is pictured), and a cute little dog who I got to meet quick this last winter when I stopped by to get some new Ugg Boots that she gave me. (Which I am forever grateful for because I would not have made it through winter without toe frostbite without them!! Thank you sooo much! They are so warm and I love them!) Colleen works several days a week at Northwestern Mutual (contracted by Manpower, I hope I got that right!), and spends her other days running the boys around and making sure the house runs smoothly. Thank you so much for helping me reach my goal once again Colleen! I enjoy our time chatting together at the gym. Have a fun spring break vacation coming up!! 🙂
Thank you again to Ken, Amy and Colleen for donating again this year and helping me crush my goal for the second year in a row!! 🙂
Want to be featured as a sponsor of the week!? I am still looking for more! Let me know if you would like to help! Or just want to make a donation? Please use my fundraising website or email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org! Thanks! 🙂
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Have a great week everyone! HAPPY SPRING!!!