Katy's Goodness at the Annual Airport Business Diversity Conference
August 12, 2016
We're very excited to be participating in the AMAC Annual Airport Business Diversity Conference this year! We'll be in Cleveland, next week working to help our My OhMega® Cookies take off as a better-for-you airport snack option. You can learn more about the conference here. We're very excited about this opportunity and can't wait to get started!
WBENC posted a wonderful article about our company yesterday on their Women Owned Wednesday blog:
"Katy's Goodness is a woman-owned business creating food that is better-for-you while supporting community. Katy's LLC was established in 2008 and has created and provided food for various industries and programs. My OhMega® Cookies were created to provide a better snack that's low in sugar and provides nutrients your body loves."
Katy's Goodness at the Department of Defense 2016 Warrior Games
June 15, 2016
We are excited to be a sponsor at this year's DoD Warrior Games!
The Warrior Games is an annual Paralympic-type event designed to showcase the resilient spirit of our nation’s wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from all branches of the military. Athletes representing teams from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy/Coast Guard, Air Force, Special Operations Command and the United Kingdom Armed Forces compete for gold, silver and bronze medals in archery, cycling, field, shooting, swimming, sitting volleyball, track and wheelchair basketball. The Warrior Games is an opportunity to demonstrate support to those, and their families, who sacrificed greatly on behalf of our nation.
We're handing out cookies and Katy's Goodness swag to the participants, and are honored to be a part of this wonderful event!
You can learn more about the Warrior Games at http://warriorgames.dodlive.mil/
Inside the WBENC President's Report
October 15, 2015
We are very excited to announce that our founder, Kathleen Frantz, is featured in this month's President's Report from WBENC. It is a beautiful article about our growth as a company and overcoming personal crisis.
Katy's Goodness in Scholastic Parent & Child Magazine
October 02, 2015
Our My OhMega® cookies did a fair bit of traveling this back to school season! You can find our spot in the Back to School issue of the Scholastic Parent & Child Magazine. It was a great opportunity for us to help spread a little goodness this fall as we move into more stores across the country.
Katy's Goodness in Kiwi Magazine
August 28, 2015
It's back-to-school season, and our My OhMega® cookies have made it onto Kiwi's Back to School Baby & Kids list! We're very excited to have this opportunity and hope to help you pack a power lunch for yourself or your kids this school year.
Katy's Goodness is a Top 100 Finalist!
April 06, 2015
We received some great news at Katy's Goodness this past week. We have moved onto the final phase of the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest as a Top 100 Finalist! We would like to thank everyone who voted for us and has otherwise supported us on this journey.
FedEx will announce the winners on April 21st, so keep your fingers crossed that we can take it all the way and be a grant winner!
Eating Better Made Easy with Ask Katy™
March 20, 2015
At Katy's Goodness, we believe in food that your body loves. We also think you shouldn't have to sacrifice on taste or time in order to eat better! That's why we're hosting a new web series on our Facebook page and Youtube channel.
Every Thursday, Ask Katy will answer your kitchen questions and deliver quick tips to make healthy eating fun and easy. You can submit your questions on Facebook & Twitter with #AskKaty or message us directly. Then be sure to tune in every week to see our tips and tricks!
We hope to see you around as we work to put the good back into food.
Help Us Spread the Goodness in the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest!
February 16, 2015
We are very excited to announce that we have entered the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest! We want to use this as an opportunity to grow our brand awareness and start reaching more people with the goodness of our My OhMega® cookies. You can help us by voting for us on the contest website through Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! You can vote everyday using each social media platform until March 17th!
Thank you for your support, and be sure to share the goodness with your friends and family!
Victory Weekend to Offer Free Fan-Friendly Entertainment at Daytona International Speedway
February 10, 2015
February 10, 2015 (DAYTONA BEACH, FL) As the 2015 NASCAR season gets ready for its biggest race of the year, Victory Weekend prepares to join in the action at Daytona. This year Victory Weekend will be expanding it’s presence in the Sunshine State during SpeedWeeks with a full schedule of appearances and events centered around the group’s commitment to family friendly fun and honoring veterans.
Victory Weekend, an outreach organization and division of the Steve Wingfield Evangalistic Association, has built a reputation of fan and family friendly free entertainment at racing venues. They work to provide positive, friendly events that include concerts, driver and fan interaction, ceremonies to honor veterans, hospitality and other opportunities to serve beside other outreach organizations, local civic and church groups and communities where NASCAR travels.
Victory Weekend will debut the new paint scheme of the #79 Victory Weekend/Weaver Leather show car, which will be making appearances in and around Daytona in the lead up to the Daytona 500. Katy’s Goodness and Warriors In The Workplace return as associate partners on the show car this season as well.
Victory Weekend will welcome back Nashville recording artist Charee White to the festivities. Charee and the band Southern Edge rocked the stage last season at several of the NASCAR Victory Weekend events and were a huge hit with the racing crowd. She and Victory Weekend founder, Steve Wingfield, will be guests at the Calvary Christian Center School Assembly on Friday Feb 20th, followed by concerts Friday night and Saturday at the Geico Caveman Campground on the infield of Daytona International Speedway.
“After closing out the 2014 season where we had over 70,000 fans attend Victory Weekend events, the Victory Weekend team is looking forward to returning to Daytona International Speedway and kicking off the 2015 season. This is just the beginning of an exciting list of events we have planned for the season” exclaimed Steve Wingfield, founder of Victory Weekend, at the announcement of the Daytona events calendar.
The Daytona schedule of events continues to expand. Monday, February 16th, the Victory Weekend crew will be at the Back To The Roots event at3pm at 316 Main Street, Daytona Beach. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, February 17 – 19th, the show car will be on display at the Chick Fil A across from the speedway at 100 Williamson Blvd. Friday, February 20thfinds Steve Wingfield and Charee White at the Calvary Christian Center in the morning, and kicking off the events at the track in the afternoon at the Geico Caveman Campground at the infield of Daytona International Speedway.
For more information about Victory Weekend and their current schedule of outreach events planned for the 2015 season, please visit www.victoryweekend.com.
“Exceeding expectations since 1973”, Weaver Leather has built a business based on a set of core values that has allowed them to consistently meet their mission. Weaver Leather strives to be the premier manufacturer and distributor of high quality, innovative products in the equine, supply, livestock, pet, arborist, and related industries. Adhering to the Golden Rule, the company interacts with employees, suppliers and customers in an honest and honorable way, creating a loyal base that has fueled their growth. For information on Weaver Leather and their products, please visit www.weaverleather.com.
Katy’s Goodness created the My OH Mega ® Cookies to assist our military service members. Katy’s strives to create a movement of awareness and support for the military like no other, with a strong focus on empowering the military veteran community and striving to help turn around our country’s military veteran suicide rate, understanding that it is going to take everyone working together to bring the change needed. For more information about Katy’s Goodness please visit www.katysgoodness.com.
Warriors In The Workplace is a 501 (c)(3) non profit organization that aims to bring awareness to the plight of the US Military members who are returning to civilian life. Through a job board format, Warriors In The Workplace is striving to help our Veterans find rewarding post military careers. They are also striving to bring awareness to the plight of our veterans and the suicide epidemic that affects an average off 22 service members per day. For more information on Warriors In The Workplace please visit www.warriorsintheworkplace.org.
February 03, 2015
Who says mixing good food with good causes can't be fun?! Starting next week, we will be starting Trivia Tuesdays on our Facebook Page on two of our favorite topics: food and military veterans! Here's how it's going to work: Every Tuesday, we will post a new question on Facebook, and all answers will be entered to win a free bag of My OhMega® cookies! We will announce the winner the following Monday and get those prizes to you!
So let's have some fun and start spreading some goodness!
Katy's Goodness Chocolate Chip Cookie Review from Madame Deals
January 06, 2015
This little guy gave a review of our cookies and gave them a thumbs up! Thank you to Madame Deals for snagging this cute review! You can buy these cookies and our other flavors at www.katysgoodness.com!
Katy's Goodness & The Night Owl Mama
January 05, 2015
We want to give a big thank you to The Night Owl Mama for writing a lovely article about our Thank a Deserving Veteran Program:
Katy’s Goodness Cookie care packages are perfect gift to “Thank a Deserving Military Veteran”.
We all know someone who has served in the Military: Grandfather, Father, Mother, Uncle, Aunt, Brother, Sister, Son, Daughter, a friend. They have protected or now currently are protecting this country to keep it safe for all. They deserve a truck load of cookies to show gratitude. Don't you agree?
We couldn't agree more! You can read her whole article on The Night Owl Mama blog and learn how to send your own cookie care package.
Country Musicians Support Katy's Goodness
December 09, 2014
Country music singer/songwriters RaeLynn, Dustin Lynch and Chris Lane were introduced to Katy’s Goodness this holiday season and they took to their social media channels to show their support for our "Thank A Deserving Military Veteran" campaign. We thank them all for telling their fans and followers that everyday is a good day to #ThankAVeteran.
About the Artists:
RaeLynn the spunky 20-year-old had the highest charting debut single, God Made Girls, by a solo female artist in 2014. The whimsical music video also garnered over 6 million views. With a lengthy run on Season 2 of The Voice, RaeLynn garnered a plethora of fans, including mentor Blake Shelton. RaeLynn will join Miranda Lambert's Certified Platinum Tour in January and February 2015 meanwhile her brand new EP, "Me" will be available via iTunes on Tuesday, 1/13. Learn more about this artist at RaeLynnOfficial.net.
Dustin Lynch’s new album WHERE IT’S AT debuted as the #1 selling digital Country album in the U.S. The album’s lead single, also titled 'Where It’s At’, was recently certified Gold by the RIAA and topped the U.S. Country Radio charts for 2 consecutive weeks. Lynch joins Luke Bryan’s That’s My Kind of Night Tour in 2015. Learn more about this artist at DustinLynchMusic.com.
Country music newcomer Chris Lane shattered digital sales with his top-selling single “Broken Windshield View” with over 11,000 downloads and reached Top 10 on iTunes US during its first week. Lane just finished opening for Jerrod Niemann's Get Your Buzz Back Tour and last summer opened for superstar duo Florida Georgia Line’s headline run This Is How We Roll Summer Series 2014 – featuring special guest Nelly. He is currently in the studio recording his first project with acclaimed producer Joey Moi for Big Loud Mountain. Learn moreabout this artist at IAmChrisLane.com.
Listen to Our Chat with Dolly!
December 02, 2014
We recently had the wonderful opportunity of doing a segment with Chicago local Dolly McCarthy on her weekly radio show! The entire show was great, and you can find our segment 26 minutes in. You can listen to the whole show here!
We're Talking to Dolly
November 13, 2014
Next Thursday, November 20th, Katy's will be on the Dolly McCarthy Show to talk about Katy's Goodness and the Thank a Veteran Program! Dolly McCarthy is a Chicagoland local, and she has invited us to come onto her radio show and chat with her about what Katy's is all about. We're gearing up for the show next week, so be sure to tune in at 9:30am (CST) to hear what it's all about!
Making it Big in NYC!
November 11, 2014
Katy's has made it to the Big Apple in a huge way! Our message for the Thank a Deserving Veteran Program made it onto Time Square's fabled Jumbotron! We don't know yet where this is going to take us, but we're hoping it will help us reach our goal of touching 2 million veterans with the gift of a cookie care package!
We're in the Oak Park Dining Blog!
November 10, 2014
David Hammond, author of the Oak Park Dining Blog, wrote a beautiful article about our Thank a Deserving Veteran Program:
Oak Park entrepreneur Kathleen Frantz is the founder of Katy's Goodness ™, which she describes as "a good-for-you brand of cookies that has proudly supported America's military veterans since 2004."
This coming Veteran's Day (tomorrow!), Frantz hopes to deliver "cookie care packages" to approximately two million veterans' doorsteps and to donate more than $3 million dollars to military veteran support organizations.
Thank you for the wonderful words, David!
You can read the full article on the Oak Park Dining Blog, and you can send your own Veteran Cookie Care Package through our Facebook Shop.
Katy's Went to the Emmy's!
November 07, 2014
Our cookies got to walk the red carpet at the 56th Annual Emmy's Chicago/Midwest on last Saturday! They made a splash in the gift bags of the 700 attendees, and we've received positive feedback as a result of our participation in this great event.
This was an amazing opportunity for us to spread the goodness on a national scale, reaching millions of people with our message. And who knows, hopefully this won't be our last red carpet appearance!
Driving It Home
May 13, 2013
Katy’s Goodness together with Support Military Foundation are hitting the tracks across America with Crusader Racing! Currently we are in the “pits” getting ready to launch the tour. We are excited to be partnering with this very special NASCAR sponsor, driving across America making a difference, and “Spreading the Goodness”!
Now is the time to enjoy our delicious My OhMega® Cookies while making a difference in our military veteran communities. We look forward to updating you as we work our way out of the pits and onto the raceway!
Send us your contact information and we will do just that!