2016

November 2016

Helmer Scientific in Noblesville did a Service Challenge Video for the Foundation. They met with four recipients of the Foundation and made blankets for the Foundation to use in their bags for the recipients. They also presented a check to the Foundation for $250.00.

October 2016

The Noblesville Girls Soccer once again raised money for the Foundation during their soccer season. They presented a check for $3,225.00.

Karnival for Karie (a carnival started by two of Karrie Wong’s friends-who was a recipient of the Foundation who lost her battle) raised $212.50 for the Foundation.

September 2016

Revive Concepts of Noblesville had a Carnival and raised $555.00 for the Foundation.

Once again New Hope Presbyterian Church in Fishers, IN made blankets for our recipients during their Day of Giving.

June 2016

Once again the Mom’s Club of Fishers N/E rasied $1,000.00 and presented it to the Foundation.

2016 Night for Magical MomentsMay 2016

The 6th Annual Night for Magical Moments was held May14, 2015, The magical evening was once again held at the Marriott North Hotel in Indianapolis, with almost 400 people in attandance.

A highlight of the evening was a chance to win a beautiful diamond 18 karat white gold diamond ring by designer Simon G and a pair of pink sapphire earrings provided by Smith’s Jeweler’s of Noblesville.

Once again, Jason Alpert from Florida was auctioneer for the evening. Several live auctions items such as a private Mexican Villla, an evening for 6 at St. Elmo’s, a safari in Africa, A Commerative Super Bowl Helmet for the 50th Super Bowl (autographed by Peyton Manning) a backyard barbecue for 50 people..

Corporate Sponsors for the evening were: Community Health Network/Community Breast Care, Sahm’s Restaurants, TBH Creative, The Farmer’s Bank, Riverview Health , Smith Jewelers, Qtego Auction Technology, Edible Fruit Arrangements and Wenzel Metal Spinning. Event sponsors were Community Health Network Foundation, Community Breast Surgeons, Community Hospitals Oncology Physicians, LLC, , Firestone Building Products, Noble Audito & Video, The Goodspeed Group, Monarch Beveragel Company, St. Vincent/Carmel Hospital and Mike and Michelle Tubbs.

Hazel Dell Elementary where Megan taught 4th grade raised $2,619.00 for the Foundation.

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2015

November 2015

In November the Noblesville Boys & Girls Soccer Teams present the Foundation with a check for $3,505.29. They raised money during the soccer season at all of their home games and with bake sales and car washes.

Courtney Nichols (a former recipient of the Foundation ) gave proceeds from a Keep Collective Campaign during the month of October (Breast Cancer Awareness Month) to the Foundation – totaling $650.00.

October 2015

Once again the Noblesville Firefighters Auxillary and the Local Fire Fighets raised $1,345.57 from their Pancake Breakfast and selling t-shirts.

TeamFilm had a 4K run/Walk on October 25th and raised $2,180.00 for the Foundation.

September 2015

Sahm’s Place hosted a Carnival in their Parking lot and raised $626.00 for the Foundation.

New Hope Presbyterian Church in Fishers, IN made 14 blankets for our recipients during their Day of Giving.

June 2015

The Mom’s Club of Fishers/NE (which Megan was a member had a golf outing and raised $2,000.00 for the Foundation.

May 2015

The 5th Annual Night for Magical Moments was held May 9, 2015, with a change of venue. The magical evening was held at the Marriott North Hotel in Indianapolis.

Over 350 people were able to purchase a 5th year commemorative glass of champagne and get a chance to win a beautiful diamond 18 karat ring and 14 karat white gold earrings given by Smith Jeweler’s. It was truly magical evening for all who attended!

Once again, Jason Alpert from Florida was auctioneer for the evening. Several live auctions items such as a private Mexican Villa, an evening for 6 at St. Elmo’s, and a private dinner for 6 with wine at Peterson’s Restaurant, a week’s stay in a condo at Orange Beach, AL, helped raise several thousand dollars for the Foundation.

Corporate Sponsors for the evening were: Community Health Network/Community Breast Care, Sahm’s Restaurants, TBH Creative, The Farmer’s Bank, Riverview Health , Smith Jewelers, Qtego Auction Technology, Edible Fruit Arrangements and Wenzel Metal Spinning. Event sponsors were Community Health Network Foundation, Community Breast Surgeons, Community Hospitals Oncology Physicians, LLC, , Firestone Building Products, Home Technology Solutions, Ice Miller, LLP, The Play School and Jonna & Mike McMahon.

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2014

Sheridan Lady Blackhawks Support MSOFDecember 2014

The Sheridan Lady Blackhawks for the third year raised money for the Foundation. It was a wonderful “Pink-Out” evening in the gym. Almost everyone in attendance had on pink attire. This year Megan’s daughters Katherine and Lauren were in attendance to help pick up the “big” check! What a wonderful group of young ladies!

The girls raised $2,110.63. In the 3 years they have been raising money for the Foundation they have raised over $8,000.00!

November 2014

Kara Tippetts Book Signing and SpeakerThe Foundation brought Kara Thewlies Tippetts and her family home to Indiana from Colorado Springs for the week of Thanksgiving. Kara was a friend and classmate of Megan’s at Noblesville High School and became well known when she started a blog about her journey with breast cancer. Mundane Faithfulness was read by thousands. Kara’s book The Hardest Peace was also read purchased by thousands of people all across the United States. On November 24th, Kara spoke to over 700 people at an evening sponsored by the Foundation. It was a very memorable evening for all who attended. A few short months later, Kara lost her battle with breast cancer but left behind a beautiful legacy.

October 2014

For the third year in a row the Noblesville Firefighters and Auxillary raised money for the Foundation from their Pancake Breakfast and the selling of T-shirts for Breast Cancer Awareness.

They presented a check for a total of $1,546.35!

Carmel Middle School Cheerleaders Raise Money for FoundationOctober 2014

The Carmel Middle School Cheerleaders spent a week raising money for Foundation. They sold t-shirts, headbands, collected donations at football games and raffled off the opportunity to pie a teacher!

In one week they raised $692.00 for the Foundation!

June 2014

Sahm’s annual Golf Outing once again gave proceeds to the Foundation.

May 2014

Another Magical Evening in 2014

Another Magical evening was held on Saturday, May 10 at Sahm’s Atrium at One American Tower in downtown Indianapolis. Over 350 people were able to purchase a glass of champagne and get a chance to win a beautiful diamond necklace and a pair of earrings given by Smith Jeweler’s. It was truly magical moment for the winner!

Once again, Karen Hensel from WISH-TV was mistress of ceremonies and Jason Alpert from Florida was auctioneer for the evening. Several live auctions items such as a private Mexican Villla, an evening for 6 at St. Elmo’s, and a private dinner for 6 with wine at Peterson’s Restaurant helped raise several thousand dollars for the Foundation.

Corporate Sponsors for the evening were: Community Health Network/Community Breast Care, Sahm’s Restaurants, TBH Creative, The Farmer’s Bank, Riverview Health , Smith Jewelers and Wenzel Metal Spinning. Event sponsors were Community Health Network Foundation, Cook and Cook Attorneys at Law, Firestone Building Products, Home Technology Solutions, Qtego Auction Technology, American Red Ball, Flexware Innovations, and Meredith Gradle Photography.

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2013

December 2013

The Sheridan Girls Basketball Team (Lady Hawks) held their second annual “Pink-Out” Night. The team raised money by selling pink t-shirts, and taking donations. The opposing team for the evening sold pink t-shirts at their school.

They raised over $3,166.12!

2013 Megan S. Ott Foundation Kickball ChampionsOctober 12, 2013

On a brisk Saturday 14 teams participated in the 4th annual Megan S. Ott Kickball Tournament at the Field of Dreams at Hazel Dell Elementary in Noblesville.

Karen Hensel from Channel 8 WISH TV was host for the opening ceremonies, which included the first “pitch” being rolled out by Megan’s husband Tom and their two daughters, Katherine and Lauren. The kicker was Doug Snyder from 2012 Champions “The Other Snyders”. Doug was a student of Megan’s the first year she taught fourth grade at Hazel Dell Elementary.

It was a great day of competition and fun for all ages with a bounce house and face painting for the younger children. After the championship game, Sahm’s catering provided a great meal for the team members at the Pebble Brook Golf Course Pavillion.

The champions once again were “The Other Snyders.”

Thanks to the sponsors of the days events- Community Health Network, Riverview Hospital, The Farmer’s Bank, Smith Jewelers, Sahm’s Restaurants and Wenzel Metal Spinning.

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Firefighters support MSOF 2013October 2013

Noblesville Professional Firefighters and Ladies Auxiliary donated $1,300 to the Foundation. This is the second year the fire department has donated to the Foundation. They wanted to find a local foundation to help. They sell T-shirts for breast cancer awareness and also give a portion of the money raised at the annual Pancake breakfast.

June 2013

A portion of the proceeds from the Sahms/KE Thompson Golf outing were presented to the Foundation.

May 11, 2013

Another Magical Evening in 2013

Once again a capacity crowd gathered for the 3rd annual “A Night for Magical Moments” benefit for the Megan S. Ott Foundation held at the Sahm’s Atrium at One America Tower in downtown Indianapolis. Karen Hensel of CBS-WISH TV Channel 8 was Mistress of Ceremonies for the evening.

Corporate sponsors included: Sahm’s Restaurants, Community North Network/Community Breast Care, Riverview Hospital, Smiths Jewelers, The Farmers Bank, TBH Creative, Qtego, and Wenzel Metal Spinning. Event sponsors for the evening included Firestone Building Products, American Red Ball, Restaurant Solutions, Simon Property Group, Inc., Solis Women’s Health, and Watkins.

A special highlight of the evening and a huge success this year was Wine Pull sponsored by the Midwest Wine Guy. During the blind wine draw guests were able to choose a bottle ranging in value from $25 to $250.

Qtego Silent Auction Technology handled the evening’s silent auction while Darin Lawson served as auctioneer during the live auction which included a private beach Mexican villa, a backyard barbecue, and several other weekend getaways. Dave n Rae provided entertainment while the guests danced the night away.

The event raised over $84,000 for the Foundation. 

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2012

December 2012

The Sheridan Girls Varsity Basketball team wanted to raise money for breast cancer awareness and wanted the money to stay local. One of the girls on the team was aware of the Foundation so the girls decided to give the money they raised to the Foundation. They did a "Pink Out Night" at one of their home basketball games. They sold cookies, t-shirts, and then all the schools got involved. They had a goal of $1500 (one of the coaches said if they reached the goal he would shave his head). Well, they reached that goal and more and three coaches shaved their heads. The team even had pink uniforms donated by a supporter of the fundraiser!

They raised over $2400 for the Foundation! What a very special donation!

October 2012

The Noblesville Fire Department/Noblesville Fire Department Auxilliary in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month sold t-shirts at their annual pancake breakfast with the proceeds going to the Foundation.

October 13, 2012

Kickin' cancer again

On a nice fall Saturday, a full field of teams participated in the third annual Megan S. Ott Foundation kickball tournament at the “Field of Dreams” in Noblesville. "Rae" of Indianapolis famed Dave n Rae hosted the tournament's opening which features the ceremonial first pitch rolled out by Megan's husband, Tom, and their two daughters, Katherine and Lauren.

Jenni Sahm-team captain of 2011 tournament winner, "Team Sahms" kicked the first pitch and a full day of games were under way.

After a full bracket of five games, "The Other Snyders" were crowned the 2012 champions. Following the championship game everyone gathered at Pebble Brook Golf Club for a dinner sponsored by Sweet and Savory.

Special thanks to the sponsors of our 3rd annual tournament: Riverview Hospital, The Farmers Bank, Smith Jewelers, SMC Corporation and Wenzel Metal Spinning.

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July 2012

Thad Miller and his son golfed 100 holes through the Indiana Golf Association to raise money for the Foundation.

June 2012

Once again the proceeds from the Sahm's/KE Thompson annual Golf Outing were given to the Foundation.

May 12, 2012

A Night for Magical Moments 2012

Another Magical Evening in 2012

Once again a capacity crowd gathered for the 2nd annual "A Night For Magical Moments" benefiit for the Megan S. Ott Foundation held at the Sahm's Atrium at One America Tower in downtown Indianapolis. Karen Hensel of CBS-WISH TV-Channel 8 led the evening's festivities.

Corporate sponsors included: Sahm’s Restaurants, Community Health Network/Community Breast Care, Riverview Hospital, Smiths Jewelers, The Farmers Bank, TBH Creative, SMC Corporation, Qtego, and Wenzel Metal Spinning. Event sponsors for the evening included Bayer HealthCare, Firestone Building Products, American Red Ball, Restaurant Solutions, Cook & Cook Attorneys at Law, The Play School, and Exact Target.

A special highlight and a huge success this year was the "Sparkling Moments" table sponsored by Smith Jewelers. Attendees chose their favorite glass from tables full of commemorative champagne glasses, all with a velvet bag attached to the stem. Later in the evening one lucky couple learned that their bag contained a one carat diamond while eveyone else won a cubic zirconia.

Qtego Silent Auction Technology handled the evening’s silent auction, and again this year auctioneer Darin Lawson captivated the attendees during the live auction portion of the evening, which included 2 private beach Mexican villa vacations. Dave n Rae provided the entertainment.

The event raised over $85,000 for the Foundation. 

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March 2012

The 7th and 8th grade girls basketball team from Raymond Park Middle School in Warren Township donated their proceeds from their last home basketball game to the Foundation.

Also in March, Incrediplex (Sports, Entertainment & Bistro) in Indianapolis held a fun day for families that benefited the Foundation.


2011

Kickball Tournament 2011October 15, 2011

Kickin' cancer again

On a windy Saturday, 16 teams participated in the second Megan S. Ott Foundation kickball tournament at the “Field of Dreams” in Noblesville.

WISH-TV’s Karen Hensel hosted the opening ceremonies that included the first pitch rolled out by Megan’s husband Tom and their two daughters Katherine and Lauren. Ronda Hurst—the captain of last year’s winning team, the Blended Bombers—kicked the first pitch and got the games started. After a full bracket of five games, Team Sahms was crowned 2011 champions. The Hazel Dell Team was runner-ups.

Following the championship game everyone gathered at Pebble Brook Golf Club for a dinner sponsored by Sweet and Savory.

Special thanks to our title sponsors: Community Health/Community Breast Care, Ray Skillman Northeast Mazda, and The Farmers Bank.

 

May 13, 2011

A magical evening

Over 400 people attended the inaugural “A Night For Magical Moments” benefit for the Megan S. Ott Foundation held at the Sahm’s Atrium at One America Tower in downtown Indianapolis. The evening’s festivities were led by CBS-WISH TV-Channel 8’s Karen Hensel (pictured left).

 

Title sponsors included: Sahm’s Restaurants, Community Health Network/Community Breast Care, TBH Creative, and Bayer HealthCare.

Qtego Silent Auction Technology handled the evening’s silent auction, and auctioneer Darin Lawson (pictured right) captivated the attendees during the live auction portion of the evening, which included a private beach Mexican villa vacation. Dave n Rae provided the entertainment.

The event raised over $73,000 for the Foundation. 

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2010

October 23, 2010

Kicking for Cancer

Twelve teams gathered at the ‘Field of Dreams’ in Noblesville to play in the inaugural Megan S. Ott Foundation kickball tournament. Opening ceremonies included the first pitch rolled out by Megan’s husband Tom and daughters Katherine and Lauren. The Foundation’s first recipient Sue Gayle kicked the first pitch to get the tournament started. The “Blended Bombers” team were crowned champions after a day of great competition.

Following the tournament, players, families, and Foundation supporters gathered at Pebble Brook Golf Club for a dinner sponsored by Sweet and Savory. There was also a silent auction featuring 125 items.

Special thanks to title sponsor Ray Skillman Northeast Mazda.

The tournament raised over $18,000 to benefit the Foundation’s work.

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