Picnicking With a Purpose

When it comes to helping children, everyone wants to get in on the act… even the ducks.

VistaComm held a picnic to raise funds for children at the Boys and Girls Club
Recently, Karen Fogas, CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Sioux Empire, shared the mission and vision of the organization with all of us at VistaComm. It’s a tremendous, largely volunteer group doing some important work with area youth. Their programs focus on encouraging volunteerism, developing creativity, fostering healthy eating habits, and creating self-directed learners.

Their story was so compelling, in fact, that our Community Involvement Committee wanted to give the VistaComm staff the opportunity to show our support in a tangible way—and have some fun at the same time (because that’s how we’re wired). That’s where the ducks come in.

VistaComm staff picnicking to raise funds for children
So on Thursday, 23 of us enjoyed pulled-pork sandwiches (with all the appropriate sides) in a nearby park. Each picnicker paid $10 to attend, with a portion of the proceeds going to support the Boys & Girls Clubs. Fortunately, we had a few buns left over, which provided quite a treat for the family of ducks who joined the party.

It was a good time for a good cause.