World’s Greatest Office Party to celebrate 35th Anniversary

 

 

FLINT — The 35th annual World’s Greatest Office Party presented by Bossman Construction will be held at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center on Dec. 6, from 7 p.m. to midnight.

The World’s Greatest Office Party is one of three major annual events Whaley Children’s Center (WCC) hosts to help fund its nationally accredited residential and clinical programs for children who have suffered from abuse and neglect.

This year the event theme is fire and ice. The event features an ice bar and lounge along with bringing back the casino. For entertainment, there will be fire dancers, the band #NoFilter, and DJ Peter McFray. A silent auction and various raffles will be at the event. All the proceeds will directly benefit WCC.

This year’s sponsors (as of November 22, 2019) include Bossman Construction; Rebecca Bartley with Simple Mortgage; Gebrael Management; Medawar Jewelers; Gerych’s; Shea Automotive Group; Shaltz Automation, Inc.; Sedgewick and Ferweda Architects; Dort Federal Credit Union; Eagle Excavation; On The Town Magazine; INC Systems; West Second Street Associates; Health Alliance Plan; Pharmascript of Michigan; Stella and Frederick Loeb Charitable Trust administered by Huntington National Bank; Doescher Advisors; Signs by Crannie; Ads Plus Printing; Fred L. Hansen Corporation / Amway IBO; Trane; Peerless Mattress Co.; John P. O’Sullivan Distributing, Inc.; Pioneer State Mutual; Peabody Insurance Agency; Outfront Media; Townsquare Media; Pepsi Beverage Co.; Two Men and a Truck; Edible Arrangements; MTA; FOX66 and NBC25; My City Magazine; and Flint Firebirds.

A student-based steel drum band plays popular hits during the 2018 celebration of the World’s Greatest Office Party to benefit Whaley Children’s Center. Photo by Paula K. Schmidt

A student-based steel drum band plays popular hits during the 2018 celebration of the World’s Greatest Office Party to benefit Whaley Children’s Center. Photo by Paula K. Schmidt

General admission tickets can be purchased for $60. VIP tickets are also available for $100, which includes an all-access pass into the corporate suites. For more information or for sponsorship information, visit www.whaleychildren.org/events or contact Olivia Nagel at 810-600-0116 or at ONagel@WhaleyChildren.org.

“We are looking forward to this year’s event. Being able to celebrate with our community is really important for us because their support has such a big impact on our kiddos lives. From the proceeds, we are able to enhance our programs and give our kids the life every child deserves,” said Mindy Williams, President and CEO.

Whaley Children’s Center is an independent, 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1926 that provides residential childcare services to children ages 5- 17 years old who have suffered chronic and profound abuse and neglect. The services provided to children and families include residential treatment, group homes, family counseling and aftercare service. To learn more about Whaley Children’s Center, visit www.whaleychildren.org.