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United Way of Central Kansas Executive Director Julie Bugner Smith, second from right, Eisenhower Elementary School Principal Tricia Reiser, third from right, with the first traveling trophy for best participation in UWCK payroll giving for Unified School District 428. The staff had 41 percent participation in the 2014 campaign and were presented with the trophy and a certificate for their accomplishment from Linda Marmie, 2014 co-chair, far right, and Erica Brining, UWCK Board member, far left. Also pictured is Happy Bear, representing Child Abuse Prevention Education, which relies solely on United Way Funds. At the school-wide presentation to the staff, CAPEs Director Mary Thurman was also present. The teachers and staff work daily with the agencies and not only give out of payroll but also volunteer for United Way, Smith said We are thrilled to have USD 428s support of United Way, the district has a large employer base, and each dollar makes a difference to the agencies we support. - photo by COURTESY PHOTO