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Friday, September 27, 2013
WATERLOO, IA— The Cedar Valley United Way Board of Directors elected new officers at its annual meeting. Officers for 2013 are Vicki Grimes, community leader, chairman of the board; Sharon Juon, Iowa Northland Regional Council of Governments, vice-chair; Steve Abbott, CenturyLink, Communication Workers of America, secretary; and Kane Fairman, UPS, past chair. Board members elected to new terms include: Cynthia Bottrell, Hawkeye Community College, representing the Community Impact Team for...
Thursday, February 21, 2013
WATERLOO, IA – The 2012 Cedar Valley United Way campaign topped $3 million in giving for the fourth consecutive year, raising $3,081,617 to advance education, income and health in the Cedar Valley. The announcement was made during the Breakfast of Champions at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center Thursday morning. Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare President & CEO Jack Dusenbery and his wife, Holly, served as co-chairs for the 2012 campaign. “The compassion that people in our community...
Friday, November 16, 2012
Cedar Valley United Way’s Women’s Philanthropy Connection (WPC) hosts its education event “Family Philanthropy: Women at the Heart of the Matter” Tuesday, Nov. 13 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Cedar Falls. The event will begin with an 11:30 a.m. lunch followed by a presentation by Jane Leighty Justis. Justis is a trustee and the executive director of The Leighty Foundation, founded in Waterloo, Iowa, by her father, Ike Leighty, in 1985. The Leighty Foundation’s mission is to carry on the Leighty...