Why UK Basketball is amazing on and off the court 

If you have the power to make a difference, do it. Coach Calipari does not only teach these young men how to play basketball, he teaches them how to be leaders. As some of the most famous people in the country right now, these men have the power to set an example for everyone else. There is nothing more heart-warming than knowing humility for such influential people exists. http://youtu.be/I-3T1j5L1e0


How I fit into the future of marketing-Professional Marketing Association Scholarship

Where I fit into the future of marketing from Sawyer Coffey on Vimeo.

Although I find it embarrassing to listen to and watch myself on video, I thought I would share it. In Octber 2014, the Professional Marketing Association released the Lou Turley scholarship to WKU students in the advertising field. Though I recieved over $1,000, this opportunity  has exceeded any type of monetary reward.

With the scholarship comes a year long membership to PMA. This includes once a month marketing luncheons with Bowling Green’s professional marketers. The lunches are fantastic, and the people are even better!

Since I won the scholarship, I took a role on a WKU Admissions commercial that will be released soon! I have met several potential employers who are looking for eager and dedicated students like me!

Watch my video on how I fit into the future of travel marketing!


PR Writing and Production: News Release Work


April 29, 201                                                                     Contact Information:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                             Sawyer Coffey, Communications Director

Office: (502)-320-8886

Email: sawyer.coffey@gmail.com


Three Kentucky Organizations Recognized for Local Volunteerism by Agency Owners

Northbrook, Illinois— Three Kentucky community and non-profit organizations are receiving $500 grants from The Allstate Foundation and their Agency Hands in the Community program.

Allstate is granting $500 each to the United Way of Kentucky, Shriners Hospitals for Children and the Louisville American Red Cross. In 2015, Allstate Agency Hands in the Community is presenting $903,500 to 1,807organizations.

Allstate Agency Hands in the Community is recognizing United Way of Kentucky for the admin support of their Financial Stability Program,  Shriners Hospitals for Children® for donating gift baskets to family members staying overnight, and the American Red Cross of Louisville chapter for disaster relief.

Allstate Foundation created Agency Hands in the Community in 2003 to annually honor agency owners and financial professionals for their community volunteerism and monetary support. The Allstate agency owners volunteer their time to act as mentors, program partners and leaders to community and local organizations across the U.S.

“Our Kentucky agency owners have shown a great deal of dedication to local organizations, says Allstate Protection president Tom Wilson, “We are proud to support our members who constantly demonstrate our mission to have a strong community presence.”

For more information, please contact Sawyer Coffey at (502-320-8886) or by email at sawyer.coffey@gmail.com.

Established in 1952, The Allstate Foundation is an independent, charitable organization made possible by The Allstate Corporation. Allstate and The Allstate Foundation sponsor community initiatives to promote “safe and vital communities”; “tolerance, inclusion, and diversity”; and “economic empowerment”. The Allstate Foundation believes in the financial potential of every individual and in helping America’s families achieve their American dream.

Since 1984, United Way of Kentucky has been serving local communities by assisting local United Ways in Kentucky to build healthier and more caring communities. It is currently supported by 21 local United Ways which help Kentuckians build stronger, healthier, and safer communities across 88 counties. United Way of Kentucky is a 501(c)(3) health and human service organization governed by a statewide volunteer board of directors.

Shriners Hospitals for Children® is a health care network of 22 hospitals dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care, innovative research, and outstanding teaching programs for medical professionals. Children up to age 18 with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate are eligible for care and receive all services in a family-centered environment, regardless of the patients’ ability to pay. Shriners Hospitals for Children – St. Louis is co-listed by US News and World Report as one of America’s Top 10 pediatric orthopaedic hospitals, with its partners, St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine.

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.


Bowling Green Daily News |Letter to the Editor: Bourbon bill could bring taste of more revenues

The Feb. 11 article, “Bill backed by distilleries advances in Kentucky,” brings about an issue in Kentucky distilleries that has an obvious resolution.

House Bill 198 is a small resolution that will allow a large profitable outcome for distilleries and Kentucky. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that tourism in Kentucky supplies 175,000 jobs, $1.3 billion in taxes and stands as a $12.5 billion industry. With that being said, Kentucky bourbon is one of the top revenue sources in Kentucky.

It is in Kentucky’s best interest to implement such simple methods to raise distillery sales, such as giving customers more options than buying by the half-ounce or bottle. If distillery visitors are able to casually drink a glass, it might make them more comfortable to buy a bottle of the world’s most luxurious and coveted bourbon. Buying by the glass would allow distillery visitors to experience the full taste of the beverage before they spend over $40 on a bottle. This premise applies to both wineries and distilleries; whether it is one drink, or the whole bottle, the sales will bring in revenue.

Having worked in the tourism industry, I studied the importance of each aspect that makes Kentucky unique. As a whole, Kentucky must protect their industries that have an existing future. Kentucky must focus on which industries are flourishing and will bring future revenue.

Version on Bowling Green Daily news online “Bourbon bill could bring taste of more revenues”

Original article “Bill backed by distilleries advances in Kentucky