Bids Being Accepted for Dinner with AU President and First Lady

Bids Being Accepted for Dinner with AU President and First Lady

10/3/17 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University President Dr. Carlos Campo and his wife, Karen, have offered to host a dinner for 10 people in their home as part of a fundraiser for United Way of Ashland County. This dinner package is being auctioned off and bids will be accepted through Oct. 26 at 11:45 a.m.

The dinner will be catered by award winning Ashland University chefs and AU will provide all of the amenities for the dinner. Every dollar that is bid will go to support United Way of Ashland County and its 13 partner agencies.

The date for the dinner will be coordinated with the bid winner. Those wanting to bid for this dinner can do it online at --

“If you are looking for a wonderful evening of fellowship, fun and an outstanding dinner prepared by the culinary chefs of Ashland University, then place your bid now,” said Missy Butts, community engagement coordinator for United Way. “This is a fundraiser for the Ashland University Pacesetter Challenge for United Way of Ashland County’s 2018 ‘Faces of Change’ Campaign.”

The mission of United Way is to improve lives and serve as a leader for change in Ashland County by uniting the caring power of the community. United Way of Ashland County serves as the “backbone” organization to lead with the critical help of community partners to build the strength of families, neighbors, communities and Ashland County.

Ashland University, ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2017, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University ( deeply values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.                                                                                ###