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For the first time in its history, United Way of Portage County raised more than $3 million during its annual campaign. United Way of Portage County Executive Director Sue Wilcox, along with the Blenker family of Amherst, announced at the organization’s Victory Celebration on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at SentryWorld that the community’s efforts during the campaign raised $3,048,991 in 2017.

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United Way of Portage County will celebrate the end of the 2017 campaign at its annual Victory Celebration Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 4 p.m. at SentryWorld in Stevens Point.

The public is invited to attend the free event where TRAVEL UNITED Sweepstakes finalists will win one of three prizes and where the results of the 2017 United Way of Portage County campaign will be unveiled. Pre-...

Sentry Insurance and its employees continued their million dollar campaigns with their 2017 donation to the United Way of Portage County. This year’s total of $1.15 million includes employee pledges, special events fundraising and a matching donation from the Sentry Insurance Foundation.

“Thank you – to each and every one of you – and to Sentry Insurance, for choosing to LIVE UNITED,”...

Portage County’s strengths, challenges and priorities will be highlighted Wednesday, Nov. 8, when the Local Indicators for Excellence (LIFE) steering committee releases its official report at a community forum open to the public. The forum will take place at in the SentryWorld Atrium, 601 N. Michigan Ave., Stevens Point, beginning at 8 a.m.

The LIFE Report provides a comprehensive...

The United Way of Portage County Volunteer Center will hold its annual Make A Difference Day Rake-a-thon Saturday, Oct. 28. More than 500 volunteers are needed to help rake leaves.

During Make A Difference Day, members of the community come together to rake yards for Portage County residents who need assistance due to physical barriers or cannot afford raking services, said Cecily...

The United Way of Portage County Endowment will host the Portage County Advisors Seminar on Wednesday, Oct. 18, from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Stevens Point Country Club. This continuing education event will include four topics of discussion, a light breakfast, and the opportunity to network with peers.

Held in conjunction with National Estate Planning Week, the Professional Advisors...

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