WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - The United Way of Richland County celebrated surpassing its annual goal and thanked the donors who made great contributions to the 2012 campaign at their annual awards dinner Thursday night at the Mid Ohio Educational Service Center. }}" />

   
 
 
United Way of Richland County Holds Annual Dinner

Story By: Brigitte Coles

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 3/1/2013

The United Way of Richland County celebrated surpassing its annual goal and thanked the donors who made great contributions to the 2012 campaign at their annual awards dinner Thursday night at the Mid Ohio Educational Service Center.

United Way of Richland County executive director Bob Maxey said this has been a wonderful year for the agency.

"We easily surpassed our goal we set of $1.6 million. We finished at $1,660,000 going $60,000 over the goal," Maxey said.

"The role of the United Way is to identify the needs of the community. This year we went out and told our stories about the great needs of the people in our community that need help. The businesses and individuals that hlive here responded to the need," Maxey said.

The keynote speaker was Kelly Blay, vice President and general manager with CenturyLink. CenturyLink was the top company this year contributing more than $130,000 to the campaign.
 

Maxey said the money raised allows the United Way of Richland County to support the programs and services of its 25 partner agencies.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Sophistication Dance Company brings home two national grand champions. Full Story
Image1 Shelby YMCA is holding a shoe drive to raise funds, give back and help the environment. Full Story
 
Image1 Ashland's newest small business opened up its doors Wednesday and celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its location at 617 Claremont Avenue. Full Story
Image1 Wednesday was Paralegal Day in Richland County, especially at North-Central State College. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

N.C.S.C. Paralegal Graduates Given Farewell Luncheon

Mansfield Boil Alert

Seminar Offered For Women And Minority Small Businesses

Mount Vernon woman killed in two-vehicle accident

Students Help In Spring Clean-up Week In Ontario

Conference explores effects of violence and abuse

Prosecutors Reviewing Case Of Child Hit By Car At Walmart

United Way Of Crawford County 2014 Kickoff Campaign

"U Drive, U Text, U Pay"

More News