Franklin County K-State Picnic

Thursday, Aug 08, 2019

Celebration Hall
Franklin County Fairgrounds
Ottawa, KS


All K-State alumni and friends are invited to celebrate K-State at a picnic in Ottawa, Kansas, with the Franklin County Friends of K-State Alumni Club and the K-State Alumni Association. 

There will be a raffle with great K-State items. Proceeds benefit the Franklin County Friends of K-State Scholarship Fund. Please consider donating a raffle item. Donations may be brought the night of the picnic. 

Reservations are due Thursday, Aug. 1.

Why Join Us? 

Parents and AlumniStudents
  • Support local students
  • Enjoy great food
  • Get campus updates
  • Opportunity to win a scholarship
  • Learn more about K-State
  • Get a free K-State shirt and enjoy great food

Buffet with pork chops and drink will be provided. Please bring a salad or dessert (to serve 10 to 12 people) with serving utensils clearly marked with your name.

K-State Guests

  • Amy Button Renz ’76, ’86, president and CEO, K-State Alumni Association
  • Alan Fankhauser ’82, assistant director of alumni programs, K-State Alumni Association
  • Kim Ralston '07, director of communications, K-State Alumni Association
  • Kevin Gwinner, Edgerley Family dean, College of Business Administration, K-State
  • Leon Jackson III, director of annual giving, Ahearn Fund, K-State Athletics
  • Kaylee Sundeen ’16, admissions representative, K-State
  • Maddy Mash and Tel Wittmer, K-State Student Ambassadors

Reservations - due Aug. 1
RSVP Online
By phone: 785-532-6260
By mail: Complete and mail the form (PDF).

$10 per adult or current K-State students
$5 per child ages 12 and younger
No charge for high school students (classes of 2019 or 2020).
Proceeds benefit the Franklin County Friends of K-State Scholarship Fund.

Support a Student
Helping local students pursue their education is more important than ever. This is the club's main opportunity, and you can help in three ways:

  • Contribute to our club’s scholarship fund with a tax-deductible donation (For each $100 contribution to the Franklin County Scholarship Fund, you will receive two picnic tickets.);
  • Sponsor a student meal; and/or
  • Come to the event and show students what K-State spirit is all about!

Brad Mathews '11, 913-259-1271,


K-State Alumni Association

Phone: 785-532-6260