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Barr to Leave United Way after Fall Campaign

“Scott Barr, Shelby County United Way President and CEO has announced he will be leaving the organization in November after the Annual Campaign” announces board chair, Ashley Himes. “This time frame allows the organization the time to search for the next dynamic...

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Student United Way Awards Grants

The Shelby County Student United Way has awarded $10,000 in grants to various organizations in the county. “We have all 10 local school districts in Student United Way with a high school junior and senior participating. This was our fifth year of Student United Way...

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Thomas to lead 2023 United Way Campaign

SIDNEY — Scott Barr, Shelby County United Way President and CEO, has announced the 2023 Campaign chair will be Ed Thomas. “Ed is a dedicated community supporter and had served the YMCA in multiple states, including the Sidney Shelby County YMCA. As the leader of a...

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Shelby County United Way Announces New APEX Award

  Shelby County United Way is excited to announce the APEX Awards. SCUW has witnessed the incredible work that is done throughout Shelby County by nonprofit organizations who focus on human services and helping people throughout their journey. In order to help...

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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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