– The United Way of Marshall County (UWMC) will host a Campaign Volunteer & Donor Recognition Event on Thursday, April 30, at the Christos’ Banquet Center from 5 to 8:30 p.m. This special event will honor those who proved “the Power of We” during the 2014 campaign.
Outstanding United Way campaign efforts by individuals and businesses across the county will be celebrated as well. Special recognition will be given to the 2014 “Sensational Seven” Campaign Chairs comprised of team members Donna Burroughs, Pam Mahler-Lee, Ginny Munroe, Cindy Rash, Debi Sahlhoff, and Jeannette Teall. Cindy Rash will also be honored as recipient of the Volunteer of the Year Award for Marshall County from the Indiana Association of United Ways presented in Indianapolis on March 5. Representatives from nonprofit organizations supported by the campaign will also be featured guests at the event.
The celebration will continue with both silent and live auctions that will kick off the 2015 campaign. Silent auction items generously donated by businesses and individuals can be viewed beginning at 5 p.m., with the live auction set to begin at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public; reservations are requested. Dinner will be provided and a cash bar will be available. Join the celebration! For more information or to RSVP to this event, visit the United Way of Marshall County website at www.marshallcountyuw.org/RSVP or contact the United Way office at 574.936.3366 by Monday, April 20, 2014.
ABOUT THE UNITED WAY OF MARSHALL COUNTY
For over 50 years, the United Way of Marshall County has continuously conducted annual fundraising campaigns in support of local health and human service not-for-profit organizations. The United Way has been the conduit for helping thousands of individuals, regardless of income level, contribute to a united community cause. United Way volunteers have spent millions of hours advocating for the less fortunate and needy in Marshall County and, as a result, the United Way has allocated more than $9 million to local agencies for everything from basic necessities like food to tutoring programs for youth to helping the elderly get to the doctor. The United Way of Marshall County remains committed to igniting the caring power of the human spirit to help meet the most basic needs of education, health and financial stability.