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Saturday, February 22, 2020
10:00 am - 1:00 pm (Expired)
College of Medicine Auditorium - CMU
1280 S, East Campus Dr.
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859
Contact & More Info
Contact: United Way
Phone: (989) 773-9863

The fifth annual event will take place on February 22, 2020 at the College of Medicine (CMED) Auditorium at Central Michigan University.

PITCH-ER THIS! is a youth development competition for students in Gratiot and Isabella Counties. United Way will provide funding to the winning team(s) to help bring their idea to life. Event attendees and a panel of community leaders will vote for their favorite project. The event is free and open to the public. Ideas range from programs and events to technology and arts that will help people achieve their full potential through quality education, financial stability and healthy lifestyles. PITCH-ER THIS! is hosted by United Way of Gratiot & Isabella Counties in collaboration with CMU College of Medicine students.

To provide students in Gratiot and Isabella Counties an opportunity to implement their ideas in our community.


  • To gain fresh perspectives on how to improve our community

  • To facilitate youth participation in community

  • To strengthen Gratiot & Isabella Counties via student projects related to quality education, financial stability and healthy lifestyles

  • Teach middle and high school students project development, presentation and public speaking skills


Application DEADLINE: Friday, November 15, 2019

Final Teams Selected: Friday, December 13, 2019

Make Your Pitch: Saturday, February 22, 2020

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.