Stories tagged with: campaign

March 29, 2011 - 9:13pm
5 years 17 weeks ago

The United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan counties is thanking those who help serve the community.

The Live United Celebration dinner was held at the EagleSticks Golf Club Tuesday night. The event recognizes locals for their services and financial contributions to the organization.

"All of these resources pull together make an tremendous impact in our community and it's important that we stop take a breath and celebrate and that's what we're doing," said Executive...

December 6, 2010 - 6:55pm
5 years 34 weeks ago

The United Way campaign is well underway.

The United Way of Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan counties need your help in reaching its final goal this year.  People can invest through their own employee campaigns or as individuals.  Executive Director Meg Deedrick says people can contribute as little as ten dollars to the campaign and can still make a huge impact.

"The United Way campaign is our largest source of revenue for investment in the three county area, and to...

November 15, 2010 - 7:52pm
5 years 36 weeks ago

$5 million may seem like a huge chunk of change, but thanks to several gifts including a one million dollar anonymous donation and pledges thus far, the Muskingum Recreation Center is halfway to its goal of 10 million dollars.

Last January, four local organizations formed a partnership and put the plans in place to bring the new 75,000 square foot facility to light, which would provide wellness amenities the community needs.

Now, they're launching their campaign to...

August 30, 2010 - 5:40pm
5 years 48 weeks ago

An 18th District Congressional candidate is trying to bring some financial concerns about his campaign to rest.

Bob Gibbs filed an amended campaign finance report Monday morning. Campaign Coordinator, Emily Pettigrew, says in August of last year, some campaign contributions were designated for the General Election when they should have been designated for the May Primary. She says it was a computer error that caused the refiling, but she wants donors to know that the Gibbs'...

March 23, 2010 - 8:34pm
6 years 18 weeks ago

The numbers are in and it looks good for the United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan counties.

At the annual Live United Annual Celebration held tonight, the numbers were released for the United Way's campaign and they fell just slightly sort of their $950,000 goal.

"It has been a challenging environment, so we're even more thrilled to announce that this year we raised $925,471," said United Way Executive Director Meg Deedrick. "That's $471 higher than last...

October 28, 2009 - 4:10pm
6 years 39 weeks ago

The United Way might be only half-way through their campaign season, but the early numbers look good.

Meg Deedrick of the United Way of Muskingum, Morgan, and Perry counties says the campaign won't wrap up until the end of winter, but they are pleased with the results so far.

"Less than 10% of our campaigns are reporting, but we are encouraged," she said. "Of the campaigns that have been reporting, 42% are up as opposed to 28% that are down. We're encouraged by...

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