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Shelby County United Way Seeks Nominations for APEX Awards

Nominations for The Shelby County United Way’s annual APEX Awards are now open. SCUW will acknowledge two individuals with the Volunteer of the Year APEX Award and the Champion of the Year APEX Award. These awards were created to honor the incredible work done...

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Zimpfer New Board Chair for Shelby County United Way

Karla Young, Shelby County United Way President and CEO, has announced the 2024 Board Chair will be Katy Zimpfer, Global HR Business Systems Manager at Copeland. Katy’s involvement with the United Way of Shelby County began by supporting Copeland’s large manufacturing...

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Dapore New Trustees Elected to 2024 United Way Board

Hannah Dapore, People and Culture Leader, Choice One Engineering has been elected to the Shelby County United Way Board of Trustees beginning January 01, 2024. Dapore, a resident of Russia, OH currently is a member of the Community Initiatives Committee. She is a...

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Student United Way Accepting Grants through Feb. 2

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

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Community Christmas Dinner set for Dec. 9

The 42nd Annual Community Christmas Dinner will be held Saturday, Dec. 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. All Shelby County residents are welcome to come and enjoy this meal. The meal will be held in the Emergency Management Association building at the Shelby County...

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United Way Makes New Firsts

Shelby County United Way leaders announced the 2023 campaign, titled “Because of You,” raised $1,392,453 with additional donations expected in the upcoming weeks at the campaign’s finale at the Historic Sidney Theatre on Nov. 9. According to outgoing President and CEO...

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POWER Makes Impact on Community’s Children

POWER, the Shelby County United Way Women’s Initiative group, has allocated over $170,000 back into the community through fund raisers and membership dues since it’s conception. Established in 2013 with just 23 Charter members, POWER has now grown to 149 members who...

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United Way Supports Community Initiatives

The United Way fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in Shelby County. The Shelby County United Way continually identifies, evaluates, and makes possible the human services needed in our community. They have been instrumental in...

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