JESSE OWENS HEROES MEDALS GO TO SCHOOL; A SELECTION OF SPONSORQUEST;UPCOMING EVENTS AND PROPERTIES SEEKING SPONSORS.

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U.S. Mint wants to team up with sponsors for its 1996 Jesse Owens Heroes of Tomorrow tour program, visiting 10 historic black colleges starting in January with its display of five official African-American hero medals and memorabilia. The tour includes track and field demonstrations, and presentation of $2,000 to $5,000 scholarships at each college, concluding in Atlanta at the 1996 Summer Olympics. Sponsorship costs for the fully integrated marketing program range between $50,000 and $250,000. The U.S. Department of the Treasury, Washington, coordinates. Contact: (202) 874-5917.

Official Super Bowl XXX Information Kiosk Program is tapping sponsors for its system providing news, statistics and event locations through 40 kiosks in the Phoenix area. The kiosks will be in place from Jan. 3 until the Super Bowl Jan. 28, with options for long-term representation after the event. National sponsor costs for commitment of up to five years range from $250,000 to $2 million. WorldWide Sports Marketing, Akron, Ohio, coordinates. Contact: (800) 462-5483.

W.O.N. Bass, an 80-event West Coast fishing tournament, wants to hook sponsors in exclusive categories including truck and tire marketers for its yearlong season. Sponsorship includes on-site product promotion plus integrated marketing through Western Outdoor News, at costs ranging from $30,000 to $80,000. Western Outdoor Publications, Costa Mesa, Calif., coordinates. Contact: (714) 546-4370.

Standard Register PING Ladies Professional Golf Association Tournament, slated for March 18 to 24 at Moon Valley in Phoenix, wants to tee off with sponsors for its 14th annual event expected to attract more than 100,000 spectators. Co-sponsorships including on-site product promotion, sampling and corporate hospitality are available at costs ranging from $10,000 to $150,000. The Samaritan Foundation coordinates. Contact: (602) 495-4484.

Monaghan Racing, a top alcohol-fuel funny car team competing in the National Hot Rod Association's Winston Cup Racing Series, seeks primary and co-sponsors for the 1996 season running February through November. Sponsorship includes team and vehicle representation at national events covered by network and cable TV, plus personal team appearances. Costs begin at $75,000. Ernie Saxton Communications, Langhorne, Pa., coordinates. Contact: (215) 752-7797.

Be True to Your School, a shopping mall-based loyalty program benefiting local schools, is lining up sponsors for its year-round effort after a successful test this year at several Michigan malls. Title and co-sponsor opportunities are available at costs starting at $50,000. McCormick Marketing, Eden Prairie, Minn., coordinates. Contact: (612) 943-8553.

Kate Fitzgerald coordinates Events & Promotions. Reach us by fax at (312) 649-5331 or e-mail address K8FITZ@aol.com.

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