Bertke to chair UW Board in 2021

Published by Sidney Daily News Photo: Allen Bertke SIDNEY — Scott Barr, Shelby County United Way president and CEO, has announced the 2021 board president will be Allen Bertke, Choice One Engineering. Bertke has been a member of the Board of Trustees for four years, serving the past two years on the Executive Committee. He […]

FIVE NEW TRUSTEES ELECTED TO 2021 UNITED WAY BOARD

Ryan Maier, Superintendent, Hardin-Houston Schools; Aditya P. Sakhalkar, Director, Applied Mechanics and Reliability Engineering, Emerson; Mark Seery, Vice President of Operations, Airstream; Greg Snyder, Assistant Principal, Sidney City Schools; and Katy Zimpfer, Human Resources Business Partner, Emerson; have been elected to the Shelby County United Way Board of Trustees beginning January 01, 2021. Maier, a […]

Five complete United Way term

Published by Sidney Daily News SIDNEY — Five dedicated Shelby County United Way Board of Directors will be completing their terms at the end of December. “I would like to thank these five dedicated community leaders for their countless hours of support, their passion for Shelby County, and guidance during their tenures,” saidPresident and CEO […]

Community Christmas Dinner moved to drive-thru

Published by Sidney Daily News Photo: Volunteers prepare fill the plates for a previous Community Christmas Dinner. Because of COVID-19, the meal will be a drive-thru event only on Dec. 5.   SIDNEY — The 39th Annual Community Christmas Dinner Committee invites residents from Shelby County to its drive-thru dinner on Saturday, Dec. 5, from […]

POWER is children’s advocate

Published by Sidney Daily News Photo: Members of the Shelby County United Way’s POWER women’s initiative volunteer painting at the CASA office during the Day of Action. Match Day gifts will support grants awarded by POWER to local organizations.   SIDNEY — Match Day is helping the Shelby County United Way’s POWER women’s initiative group. […]

United Way Trusted Community Leader

Week 6 Campaign Update: The Shelby County United Way is a local organization with an independent local governing board. The organization follows all government and national best practices for financial stewardship and governing. The local board sets policies and evaluates new programs and initiatives for the community. Agency Allocation Funding is determined by using both […]

Student United Way Starts Fourth Year

Week 5 Campaign Update: Student United Way held their first session at the Y Child Development Center this month starting the programs fourth academic year. Twenty students participate annually with two representatives from each of our ten local school districts. They attend monthly educational sessions while learning from community leaders and local nonprofit organizations. This […]

United Way’s POWER Continues to Change Lives

Week 4 Campaign Update:         POWER, the Shelby County United Way Women’s Initiative group, continues to fulfill their mission to make a positive impact in the lives of children and families in Shelby County.  Established in 2013 with just 23 Charter members they have now grown to 108 members who are standing […]

United Way Agencies Responds During COVID

Week 3 Campaign Update: The Shelby County United Way funded 27 partner agencies and programs during their 2019 annual allocation process. Many of the partner agencies were impacted by COVID with increased client demands and operational adjustments to maintain the safety of both their staff and clients.  Agape Distribution is the largest food pantry in […]