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Friday, March 11, 2016
Long before becoming Campaign Drive Chairs for 2016, the Hofmeister family – through their family-owned business, Spectra Print – were strong supporters of United Way of Portage County. Their in-kind support of printing the nonprofit’s campaign brochures, pledge forms, coupon book, posters and numerous other projects has allowed United Way to keep...
Monday, March 7, 2016
As AmeriCorps Week 2016 approaches, Laurel Olson, a Volunteer Wisconsin AmeriCorps member serving United Way of Portage County, keeps herself busy by planning and running Read Across America Day events throughout Portage County.    “I am really enjoying the process of developing an event that is strengthening our community,” said Olson. Beginning...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
United Way of Portage County honored dozens of volunteers and businesses for their support during the 2015 campaign at its annual Recognition Luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the Holiday Inn in Stevens Point. The 2015 Campaign Drive Chairs – Timmy and London Cooper; their children, Lucy, Eloise, and Phineas; and Timmy’s parents, Bob and Nancy – in...
Thursday, January 14, 2016
United Way of Portage County has hired Mae Nachman, Stevens Point, as its new Director of Community Impact. In this role, Nachman will oversee United Way’s community initiatives and projects, manage United Way’s Community Investment Teams, and work with funded programs to ensure programming alignment with United Way’s visions and priorities....
Thursday, January 14, 2016
United Way of Portage County recently hired Lisa Falduto, Plover, to work with the community organizations as they develop programming for the new Early Years Collaborative. Announced in August as part of its 2015 campaign kickoff, the Early Years Collaborative will focus on children during the early years from prenatal to age 5. United Way of...
Thursday, January 14, 2016
United Way of Portage County will hold its 2015 Recognition Luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 9, at noon at the Holiday Inn & Conference Center in Stevens Point. Register for the event by clicking this link. Highlights from the event will include: INDIVIDUAL HONORS: United Way of Portage County will honor several longtime individual supporters, as well...
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
The 2016 United Way of Portage County Board of Directors will hold its annual meeting Wednesday, Jan. 20, at 4:30 p.m. at Mid-State Technical College, 1001 Centerpoint Drive, Stevens Point. Mark Hilliker of Community Care of Central Wisconsin will serve a second term as Board President in 2016. Hilliker has been on the Board since 2010, and...
Thursday, December 3, 2015
It was another record-breaking year for the Portage County community, as it came together and raised $2,828,280 for United Way of Portage County’s 2015 Campaign. This total was revealed at the United Way Victory Celebration Wednesday, Dec. 2, at SentryWorld in Stevens Point. The amount surpasses this year’s goal of $2.8 million, and tops last year...