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New Look, Same Great Taste
The Butter Braid® brand has a new look! We’ve updated our logo, typeface, colors, packaging, marketing materials, and even created a new tagline. Our dealers’ and customers’ needs are always
Customers have begged us to bring it back; they’ve pleaded for its return. Well, this season, their pleas have been answered.
The Bavarian Crème Butter Braid® pastry is making a comeback this fall! With delectable fudge icing and
Sending a thank you letter to your parents and supporters at completion of the fundraiser is a great way of acknowledging their contributions and increases your chances for fundraising success in the future.
A parent meeting with sellers is key! It’s crucial they understand the importance of the fundraiser-i.e. what the money is going towards, why it’s necessary, and what impact will it have on their child.
Searching For Your Next Fundraiser? Use This Checklist!
This is a very handy tool when you are searching for a fundraising company. Simply go through the checklist to be sure that you are selecting the fundraising company that is best for you and your group.
An important factor for increasing your fundraising sales and ultimately the success of your fundraiser is how well the fundraiser is promoted. Top 10 Tips to Increase Fundraiser Sales and Success! Send a letter to parents Hold a kick-off event Place an article
You’ve met your goal and you think “success”. But is it true? How do you know you couldn’t have raised more? Doing a fundraiser evaluation is so important. Yes, you raised the money, but what about volunteer morale,
Do you need to raise funds, but you aren’t sure how to get started? The first thing to do is to find a fundraising partner that will be there for you through the entire fundraising process. Below are 5 qualities you
1. Plan Your Week and Day Having a clear fundraising plan in mind can greatly reduce stress and planning priorities for the day and week gives us a peace of mind. It’s simple: Clearly define your fundraising goals
How to use the internet to boost your fundraiser’s sales?
Use your website Communicate your goals Thank your sponsors Showcase offerings Recognize success Honor goals being met Use Social Media Create awareness Communicate the cause Show your progress Thank your
Fundraising is a great way to raise money for kids, charity, schools and other events. While there are many options of fundraising available, none seem to compare to Butter Braid® pastries. Since 1991, Butter
It’s back to school time, which also means back to fundraisers. It can be tiring to have the same fundraiser year after year or to support a fundraiser with one of those lame catalogs stuffed full of expensive
I made this awesome pastry the other day and asked my hubby what he thought of it. He replied “haven’t you had one of those before?” The pastry was a Butter Braid®, a hand-braided pastry filled with fruit and cream
Butter Braid® Pastries Fundraising Review and Giveaway
Fundraising is just a part of life if you are a parent (and sometimes even when you’re not!). We all know that some fundraisers are better than others. Take Girl Scout cookies for example… you usually really want
by: Open Hands Breakfast is the most important meal of the day….but we’re often in such a rush that we simply don’t find the time. I used to be great about preparing a hot meal every morning for my kids, but as our family
by: Everything Mommyhood A few weeks ago I was contacted by Butter Braid® pastries, and I had heard of them before as they are a sweet and simple fundraiser that I know a lot of people love. Who can turn down
Country Maid Lends a Helping Hand to Children in Need
West Bend, IA (July 27, 2015) – “Helping others help themselves” is the cornerstone of Country Maid’s corporate mission and was reflected in the philanthropic event held at their annual Dealer Conference this
The One and Only Butter Braid® Frozen Pastry Dough | Review + A Giveaway
by Housewife on a Mission We have a sweet and delicious giveaway for our readers, that we KNOW you are all going to love!! Have you ever heard of Butter Braid®? I truthfully had not up until recently, and boy am I glad I was
by Volunteer Spot Downright Delectable Fundraising Tips & Solutions The recipe for Spring fundraising success doesn’t have to be complicated! With the right fundraiser for your school families, time-saving coordination tools, simple social media outreach and fun
by Volunteer Spot 5 Simple Spring Fundraising Solutions for School Parent Leaders Does the thought of Spring fundraising season keep you up at night? Are you losing sleep worrying about getting enough parent support to make this Spring’s
We Think You’ll Love Butter Braid® Brand Fundraisers
February 12, 2015 by Carissa Raise your hand if you LOVE Fundraisers! Go ahead, don’t be shy. Anyone? Any…One? Yeah I’m pretty sure no one wakes up and thinks… “YIPPEE! THIS is the day I get to start begging friends,
West Bend, IA (Oct. 15, 2014) – Country Maid, Inc., makers of the famous Butter Braid® pastries announces they have been awarded the Safe Quality Food (SQF) – Level 2 Certification under the Global Food
Butter Braid Brand Family Put Smiles on the Faces of Hospitalized Kids!
The Butter Braid Brand Family partnered with Shriners Hospital For Children® for the 2014 humanitarian event. 150 goody bags were packed with toys, crafts and games for the children. Also hand-made get well
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Country Maid to be featured on Discovery Channel’s “How It’s Made”
West Bend, IA (May 19, 2014) – Country Maid, makers of the famous Butter Braid® pastries, announces the selection of the company to be featured on Discovery Channel’s acclaimed How It’s Made TV program.
Country Maid Partners with Boys and Girls Club of Chicago!
Country Maid employees and dealerships from across the country came together for the Annual Dealer Conference in Chicago, IL. While there, to carry out their mission of “Helping Others Help Themselves,”
Judy Quiter, from Navasota, Texas, was the lucky winner of the Country Maid sponsored, Butter Braid® brand Golden Ticket Sweepstakes. The sweepstakes, which began in 2011 and ended in 2012, was in celebration