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Watco Employees Go All Out Decorating Their Offices For Charity

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PITTSBURG, KANSAS -

Employees at Watco in Pittsburg go head to head in a Halloween office decorating competition to raise money for a good cause. Three office pods competed all week in a friendly game of coin wars, dropping spare change into money jars for whichever room they liked best. Coins counted as positive points, and dollar bills negative points. The winning pod used glow-in-the-dark paints and black light to set the spooky mood, even stuffing their bosses heads in jars. Workers recently moved into their new pods from another building and say the competition helped to bring them together.

"Half the team members in this building recently just moved over here and so we've all been trying to find ways to work together and introduce ourselves and everything. and having this friendly competition it forced a lot of us to interact with each other and we really built a lot of really good relationships and it definitely improved moral too,” says Watco employee Jay Benedict.

The fifty employees raised a total of a $1,270 which will go toward Christmas presents and dinner for two local families in need.

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