CompassLearning Executive Leads Planning Efforts for Local Cattle Barron's Ball

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Vice-President of Development Frank Ginac and his wife Linda Ginac lead efforts to raise funds for American Cancer Society

Linda and I are honored to lead the 15th anniversary celebration of the Austin Cattle Barron's Ball

As the Vice-President of Development for CompassLearning , an educational software company based in Austin, event planning is not a daily job duty for Frank Ginac. Nonetheless, Ginac along with his wife Linda have had great success as co-chairs of the May 31st Cattle Baron's Ball benefiting the American Cancer Society.

The Austin Cattle Baron's Ball has been fundraising for the American Cancer Society since 1993. Proceeds from the Ball, fund almost $300,000 in cancer research annually. In recent years, more than $1,600,000 has gone to cancer research in Austin. Besides the research efforts, funds support services such as patient transportation to treatment, hotel rooms for out-of-town treatments and summertime camps for children with cancer.

CompassLearning, Ginac's employer, supported his efforts and employees pitched in to assist with event planning details. CompassLearning also provided meeting space for committee gathering in the company's downtown office.

"Linda and I are honored to lead the 15th anniversary celebration of the Austin Cattle Barron's Ball," said Frank Ginac, vice president of development for CompassLearning. "The generous contributions from fellow Austinites will build a better future for cancer patients and survivors through research, education, advocacy, and service.

About The Austin Cattle Barron's Ball
The Austin Cattle Baron's Ball has been the primary fundraiser for the High Plains Division of the American Cancer Society since 1993. Proceeds from the Ball, fund almost $300,000 in cancer research and patient services annually. In recent years, more than $1,600,000 has gone to cancer research in Austin.

About CompassLearning
CompassLearning, one of the nation's leading providers of K-12 education software, has been helping students excel for over 35 years. It is part of The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. To help students achieve success, CompassLearning products support differentiated instruction, formative assessment, and response to intervention. The company's flagship product, Odyssey, is based on current and confirmed educational research and developed in a learning studio of highly qualified curriculum experts working alongside talented animators, script writers, and engineers. From the struggling learner to the student needing a challenge, Odyssey is designed to engage, educate, and inspire all students. For more information about CompassLearning, visit http://www.compasslearning.com.

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