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Four New Trustees Elected to UW Board

Roxanne Hepfer, Human Resources business partner, Edgewell; Jim Hill, executive director, Sidney Shelby Economic Partnership; Missy Tallmadge, Chief Nursing Officer, Wilson Health; Jenny VanMatre, retired teacher, Sidney City Schools; have been elected to the Shelby...

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Himes to chair UW Board in 2023

SIDNEY — Scott Barr, Shelby County United Way president and CEO, has announced the 2023 board chair will be Ashley Himes, State Farm agent. Himes has been a member of the Board of Trustees since 2020 serving the past two years on the Executive Committee. She also...

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Student United Way Accepting Grants Through Feb. 3

The Shelby County United Way launched Student United Way to engage an inspire the next generation of leaders and philanthropists. All 10 school districts in the county participate with one junior and one senior representative. Students participating will accept grant...

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Christmas Dinner Was a Success

The 41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner took place on Dec. 10 inside the EMA Building in the Fairgrounds. This was a free meal, open to the entire community. We served 838 meals, of which 309 meals were delivered to homebound individuals. A traditional holiday meal...

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Farmers & Merchants State Bank donates to United Way

Farmers & Merchants State Bank, formerly known as Peoples Federal Savings and Loan recently donated $5,000 to the Shelby County United Way. Debra Geuy, former president of Peoples Federal Savings and Loan said, “this is exactly why the Peoples Board of Directors...

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The Legacy of One Man

The dream of one man will continue to feed thousands of Shelby County County residents. The Rev. John Geissler, who founded Agape Distribution in 1996, passed away Nov. 14 after a battle with cancer. Geissler recognized the importance in assisting local residents...

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3 Grant Pools Benefit from Funds

The Shelby County United Way will forward gifts given during the Community Foundation Match Day to other organizations through their three grant pools: Student United Way, POWER and Special Projects. “Our Student United Way, represented by a high school junior and...

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United Way Closing the Gap to 2022 Goal

SIDNEY – The Shelby County United Way has exceeded $1 million raised for the 2022 campaign as of the finale luncheon at the Shelby County Veterans Center on Nov. 3. The goal for the year is $1.35 million. Additional donations are expected over the next several weeks....

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Uniting for Impact for the Communities Most Critical Needs

The Shelby County United Way partners with non-profit agencies to fight for critical human needs and to help them rebuild from adversity. To ensure the dollars invested in the United Way campaign are impacting the most critical human needs and to ensure...

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