advertisement

Heart of Missouri United Way honors fundraisers at Boone Hospital Center

Friday, October 5, 2012 | 11:16 a.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — A crowd of nearly 40 people gathered Friday morning at the Boone Hospital Center to recognize companies and agencies raising money for the Heart of Missouri United Way. 

“You set the pace and help us understand where we’re at,” said Tim Rich,executive director of the Heart of Missouri United Way, to the crowd.

The event included a musical performance by Will Wooten, a Shelter Mutual Insurance employee and United Way volunteer, a breakfast for members of the companies and agencies and keynote speaker Chris Walls, a State Farm employee.

During the breakfast, a scrolling slideshow showed that companies such as OTSCON, Columbia Insurance Group, Simon Oswald Architecture, the Columbia Daily Tribune and Providence Bank have raised between $5,000 and $400,000 for United Way.

Mitzi Clayton, the 2012 campaign chair, also announced United Way has raised $1,021,926 so far, which is about a fourth of its goal of $4 million. The money will help the organization address its goal of creating long-lasting changes in education, income, health and safety.

Supervising editor is Alison Matas.


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements